Role details

Buyer (Consumer Goods)

Houston   •   USD50,000 - USD70,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Cosmetics/Toiletries/Bottles/Packaging/Fashion
  • Consumer Goods/Acessories/Retail/Merchandise

About Our Client

Our client is a leading, global FMCG manufacturing company focused on creative innovation, modernized advancements, and sustainability to empower the global production sector. They operate in markets and various sectors across the globe and continue to improve business among new regions, executing their commitment to lead in each market as well as create value for business partners and stakeholders. Their immaculate presence is managed by two regional platforms which oversee the evolution for energy projects, "green" models, operations, and construction platforms.

Job Description

Our client is looking for an experienced Buyer for this role. You will have proven experience in buying within a manufacturing (food & beverages), consumer goods, and environmental domain. You will also be experienced in sourcing products from an overseas supply base and have experience managing tactical buying teams. Must have understanding of local vendor base and product knowledge within energy and modernized technology. Other responsibilities include: * Development of supplier management strategies to ensure continuity of supply * Management of incoming product, including warehouse engagement * Prepares and issues request for quotes to determine optimal purchases * Meet with suppliers and negotiate prices, discounts, and transportation arrangements at * the correct time and quality * Provide support to operations, engineering, and quality departments as needed * Execute cost improvements and report savings and other metrics as supplied * Manage multiple suppliers for long term relationships and continuous added value

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will have previous procurement experience and extensive knowledge of energy and technology divisions. Other requirements included: * Bachelor's degree from an accredited university * 3-5 years of procurement experience * Experience with industrial, consumer goods, technology, and/or environmental * Experience with ERP systems

What's on Offer

Dependent upon experience.

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