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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Superior Group Plymouth, MN

Plymouth, MN
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Bachelors Degree


Superior Group is looking for Buyer for our Client located in Plymouth, MN

Adheres to GB Core Beliefs and all safety and quality requirements.
Buys goods and services utilizing Purchase Orders through Oracle based ERP system.
Interprets, defines, and communicates material/service requirements to suppliers.
Escalates issues in a timely manner internally and externally.
Ensures that suppliers deliver goods/service with necessary quality, competitive pricing, and timely delivery.
Develops and adheres to purchasing best practices.
Works with Operations team to ensure a flow of goods/services to support uninterrupted production.
Negotiates pricing/terms with suppliers in conjunction with the Senior Commodity Manager where applicable ensuring that GB needs are met.
Identifies and implements value add opportunities within the applicable supply chain.
Assists in resolving receiving and accounts payable issues.
Performs other functions as required.
Proficiency in Oracle, Outlook, Word, Excel.
Ability to utilize an ERP System and understand basic technical requirements of items being purchased.
Good communication and customer service skills.

Required Skills / Qualifications:

Minimum of 5 years’ experience as Buyer
Must have medical device experience
Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:

Works with the overall Supply Chain organization to leverage corporate spend purchasing through preferred suppliers to meet organizational financial objectives.

Go Beyond.
EEO Employer - Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.


Superior Technical Resources, Inc. provides staff augmentation, direct placement, and outsourced human resource solutions. It offers a range of staffing services, including contract staffing, direct hire, pay rolling services, onsite staffing, and Web-based vendor management programs, as well as Web-enabled automated managed service programs in engineering, design, drafting, finance, human resources, management, information technology, and other professional/technical disciplines.

The company serves aircraft/aerospace, computer, electronics, manufacturing, semiconductor, software, telecommunications, and utilities sectors.