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Buyer Analyst

Company: Emerald Resource Group
Location: Akron
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionBuyer AnalystContract to HireHudson, OHMy local client is looking for a Buyer Analyst to join their remote team!As the Buyer Analyst, you will get to interact with suppliers to schedule on-time delivery of products to meet customer requirements while maximizing revenues. This role involves interpreting material system messages as applicable. The Buyer Analyst will get to participate in supplier meetings, which may include on-site visitations, to assist in data collection on supplier activity. This may show deficiencies or goal attainment to be reviewed at supplier meetings. In the case of any delivery problems, you will initiate conference call with suppliers and commodity managers to address any problems. The Buyer Analyst will also get to participate on product transition teams and take lead buyer role on various projects.Requirements of the Buyer Analyst:

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 3+ years experience
  • If no degree, minimum of 5 years experience in a manufacturing/procurement environment
  • Experience with ERP systems, preferably Oracle
  • Proficient with Microsoft Access, Excel, and Word
  • Familiar with a variety of purchasing concepts, practices and techniques: lean manufacturing, vendor managed inventory, purchase price variances.
  • Must possess ability to interface well with management and associates to support a team environment.Why YOU should apply:
    • Informative training period
    • Supportive environment that encourages you to grow
    • Ability to move up in the company
    • This company will invest in YOU
    • Amazing workplace culture
    • Great work life balance
    • Remote
    • Very rewarding for self-motivated employeesEssential Functions of the Buyer Analyst:
      • Analyze reports to determine material required, launch purchase order and follow up with suppliers to confirm delivery dates.
      • Review change report and co-ordinate reschedules, cancellations, quantity changes and ship to changes for each supplier.
      • Run past due reports, take appropriate follow up action and ensure system is updated with relevant information. Also, review open purchase order report to look ahead and ensure tracking information and confirmed deliveries are updated in the appropriate system.
      • Work with customer relations, order management and planning teams to expedite parts as required.
      • Work with the warehouses to close orders, take corrective action with suppliers and ensure closure with accounts payable. Update access database developed for receiving and accounts payable problems.
      • Ensure system accuracy of purchase price, standard cost, warehouse, order multiples, lead-times, safety stocks, planning information and supplier contact information.
      • Report critical shortages to Global Materials and participate on weekly calls.
      • Update purchase orders with any air freight requirements, charges and approvals. Also update the access database to ensure payment for expedited services.
      • Work with suppliers for awareness of large sales opportunities and ensure appropriate documentation is provided for warehouse and field associates.
      • Participate in Supplier meetings and conference calls.
      • Support return goods and discrepancy review processes as needed.
      • Provide training for new associates.
      • Assist in documenting work instructions and testing for new systems.
      • Resolve Accounts Payable discrepancies.
      • Develop and document standard operating procedures.
      • Establish/maintain safety stock and min-max levels for purchased parts.For more information, send your resume to and contactPatricia Brown(330)703-0892resumes@emeraldresourcegroup.com

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