Junior Buyer

Miami, Florida

Post Date: 10/31/2017 Job ID: 14316 Industry: General Vertical Pay Rate: 20.7
Job Description:  

The Buyer will be responsible to provide all aspects regarding purchasing department. The Buyer will work cooperatively with members in sales, logistics, warehouse and accounting, manufacturers and inbound / outbound freight shippers.

Duties and Responsibilities         
  • Responsible for filling material requisitions, recording purchases and accounting for all purchases via an inventory control policy.
  • Responsible for building relations with vendors and securing a reliable and consistent flow of necessary supplies and materials.
  • Analyze, evaluate and approve quotations for standard and non-standard procurements through RFQ process.
  • Follow ups of pending quotes to ensure on time delivery to sales.
  • Look for several vendors that provides same product to assure lowest cost possible.
  • Sets up and maintains a bid file of requests for quotations.
  • Negotiate prices, delivery, product quality, and payment terms with vendors and place the purchase orders.
  • Request discounts, free shipping, and/or better payment terms at the time of placing orders.
  • Reviews purchase order placement for accuracy and optimum delivery and pricing. (Confirm purchase order)
  • Communicates with vendors in writing and orally to follow-up pending quotations and/or open orders.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
  • Proactively identify issues and maintain ongoing supplier performance data for periodic internal/external review along with initiating corrective actions as needed.
  • Support troubleshooting process/system issues that impact other day to day activity.
  • Generate reports as required.
  • Request credit applications from new suppliers/vendors in order to open a line of credit.
  • Advise warehouse of new inventory orders.
  • Resolve any upcoming claim (shortage or other) and invoices discrepancies.


Skills and Specifications
  • Bi-lingual Spanish/English required
  • Experience required: 2 – 3 Years combined education/experience as substitute

Preferred Experience: 3 Years
  • Field-of-Expertise: Supply Chain Industry.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Negotiation skills to deal with different kind of vendors.
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Solutions oriented problem solving a must.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written skills.
  • Efficiency / organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize work and be flexible to multiple interruptions.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to receive instruction and direction from Manager
  • Ability to work in a team.


Education and Qualifications
  • Minimum Education: Bachelor’ s degree or equivalent combined experience.
  • Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel (Intermediate), SAP Business One.


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