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Buyer 9/17/2017

Stanley Black & Decker Atlanta, GA

Company
Stanley Black & Decker
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
45745BR
Location
Atlanta, GA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree
AJE Ref #
579547900

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Description

Are you interested in joining one of the world s largest, fastest-growing, and most dynamic companies* If so, you have come to the right place. Stanley Black & Decker is an $11B Fortune 500 company that offers a rich and storied history dating back to 1843.

This opportunity resides within STANLEY Convergent Security, a global division of Stanley Black & Decker.
At STANLEY Convergent Security we design, install, service, and monitor electronic security systems that integrate intrusion, fire, video surveillance, access control and monitoring applications. With today's most comprehensive line of products, services, and technologies,
STANLEY Convergent Security is the electronic security system provider of choice for industrial, government, commercial, and national account customers such as schools, hospitals, retailers, financial institutions, airports and more.

Summary
The Buyer reports to the Procurement Manager The primary areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to coordination of activities involved with procuring goods and services such as materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and indirect goods and services, for a specific area or region by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities
It is the responsibility of the Buyer to understand the accepted business purchasing methods and know the purchasing policies and procedures of this organization. Buyers must conduct all business in accordance first with policies, procedures and DOA then to act in accordance with the best business purchasing standards as currently practiced or as directed by the Procurement Manager. The Buyer must become familiar with the people in this organization with whom transactions will be conducted and to be knowledgeable about the business and products of the organization to convey any unrestricted and required information accurately to suppliers.

Other Duties may also be assigned as required by business needs. Please note that the essential functions may vary depending on area size, organizational structure and/or geographic location. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job

Responsible for day to day supplier relationship to include daily communications and business relationships at the local/regional level.
Responsible for supporting various locations and internal customers with regard to daily transactional responsibilities that ensure a 100% customer service level.
Work with Procurement Manager to achieve a 100% service level, cost savings/margin improvements and inventory sourcing goals.
Review material and labor requisitions for completeness and clarity. Obtain necessary missing information where required. Diplomatically educate field of what data is necessary to obtain a good product or proper service.
Shop for best sources across varied supplier resources, minding organizational preferred Vendors as determined by GSM.
Prepare purchase orders or other agreements as necessary and check them for accuracy and completeness before issuing.
Review acknowledgements for agreement with purchase orders and resolve any discrepancies with the supplier to the best possible advantage for this organization.
Follow-up or expedite orders as necessary to meet schedules.
Keep the Procurement Manager informed of all activities or problems and submit reports as requested by management.
Follow up on tracking goods and materials
Review and resolve invoice exceptions as expressed by Accounts Payable.
Ability to perform duties in a highly fast-paced environment. Achieve daily minimum order processing quota as well as additional performance based metrics.

Qualifications
Required
Associates degree in business or related field
Minimum 2 years related Supply Chain Management experience.
Preferred
Experience with SAP and Quickbase
Excellent PC skills (Excel, Word, etc.)
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent Customer Service skills.
Must have ability and motivation to learn quickly, multi-task and take initiative to perform work accurately and effectively.
Strong team player with ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams.
Must have a positive, customer-focused outlook and have a strong learning orientation.


EEO Statement
All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.