Senior Buyer/ Commodity Specialist
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POST DATE 9/5/2016
END DATE 10/13/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONSuperior Group is looking for a Buyer/Commodities Specialist for a client in Fremont, CA for an 12 month contract.
Reviews and analyzes purchase requisitions.
Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning and engineering departments to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner.
Processes purchase requisitions, purchase change orders and requests for quotes to suppliers.
Responsible for procurement business system data input and integrity; creates and maintains bills of material and parts/commodities numbers in supply chain management or other enterprisewide systems.
Participates in maximizing the procurement teams' changes, part parameters; quote table maintenance, supplier database information, error report analysis, and part number/supplier code information.
Performs cost analysis and volume planning for major commodities (e.g., materials, components, equipment and services). Monitors the cost, schedule and scope of assigned subcontracts to negotiate highest quality at best value.
Develops new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are no longer competitive.
May recommend cost saving proposals including make-versus-buy analysis or alternative sourcing. Interacts closely with suppliers and QA to resolve quality issues.
Works with management to address all aspects of commodity management, including procurement support, commodity business plans, market trends assessment, pricing, and product availability. Requires domestic or global expertise of assigned commodities.
Required Skills / Qualifications:
7 years Procurement experience
At least 3 years planning experience
3 years SAP expereince
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
Semi Conductor industry experience
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