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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

Ajilon Professional Staffing Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA
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span *** Atlanta Applicants Only*** br   br   br Are you knowledgeable in Purchasing and Inventory Control methods, principles and practices and have strong customer service skills? Ajilon is recruiting for Buyer Planner Jobs in Atlanta, GA. Our client is a very stable, nationally known leader in the supply chain management industry, and continues to add to their team due to growth. br   br You will be responsible for the following: br •Work with Site Leadership in developing a strong understanding of client business and associated needs br •Utilize negotiations for best practice to reduce costs, lead times and quality for existing materials br •Plan quoting strategies for targeting new vendors and expansion of current vendor’s volume br •Manage supplier relationships to ensure continuity of goods and services that meet the quality, service and price performance standards of the company br •Quarterly review assigned Suppliers’ performance utilizing the Supplier Scorecard Program and the Supplier Risk Program br •Maintain supplier database information including supplier set-up and updates as required br •Manage the day-to-day business relationship with key suppliers through supporting activities br •Communicate with potential vendors and current vendors via email, teleconferences, etc. br •Perform bid analysis comparison to determine which vendors are awarded the business br •Daily open order report to make sure all purchase orders have confirmations, that orders needing additional information are updated, and that pricing and lead times are correct br •Daily supply delays for all orders that have not been received by their promised due date, investigates and brings it to closure br •Quarterly Fail-On-Install (FOI) for scorecards br •Quarterly on time delivery (OTD) for scorecards br •Monthly assessment of quality log for indicators of possible changes needed to improve overall practices with a vendor or indicators of new sources needed br •Quarterly assessment of scorecard results for overall improvement in supply chain performance br •Guides new hires and interns during the training process br   br Your background and skills: br •Broad and thorough knowledge of Purchasing & Inventory Control methods, principles and practices br •Effective oral & written communications skills br •Strong customer service, vendor relations and interpersonal skills br •Ability to work in a dynamic team environment br •Accuracy and attention to detail br •Very good sourcing & negotiation skills br •Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of tasks and projects br •Strong analytical skills with focus on critical thinking and business process management br •Three years' Purchasing Experience in a manufacturing environment desired br •CPSM or CPM desired br   br span style='color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:12pt;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;' If you are interested in this Buyer Planner Job in Atlanta, GA please email a copy of your resume to Also, please checkout our website a href='' /a /span for other great opportunities. br /span