Manufacturing company in Northern Virginia is in need of a Buyer on a 3 to 6 month contract with possibility to be hired permanently.
Knowledge of general business practices as well as best purchasing practices. Experience with Microsoft Office and Access programs. Knowledge of ISO/ASA Quality concepts. Familiarity with Engineering drawings.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Will consider equivalent work experience and continuing education.
Must have knowledge of MRP processes and functions in addition to at least 2 years Purchasing experience. Familiarity with electro-mechanical parts and PC components. Proven negotiation skills a must.
Must be strongly self-motivated. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines while paying strong attention to detail.
Use MRP as a tool to purchase all materials and components for Production.
Resolves Accounting issues related to purchasing.
Resolves Quality issues related to purchasing.
Create and maintain Vendor Relationships.
Maintains inventory levels.
Keywords: procurement, buyer, purchasing, ERP, MRP, supply chain