Role details

Operations Buyer

Pico Rivera   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Luxury goods company seeking a Buyer for their Distribution Center
  • Fast-paced, entrepreneurial role with career growth

About Our Client

My client is a leader in the luxury goods space and has operations globally.

Job Description

  • Proactively manage and forecast supply levels across key distribution related commodities, balancing inventory levels and supply assurance.
  • Process all warehouse operations related requisitions/purchase orders for the distribution facility, ensuring that the company is receiving the best value through optimizing its use of preferred suppliers or negotiating spot purchases.
  • Review status of PO acknowledgments, receipts etc. to ensure orders are confirmed and 3-way matches are applied successfully.
  • Negotiate spot purchases if preferred suppliers are not identified.
  • Proactively manage all PO-based invoice exceptions to conclusion.
  • Create and maintain material numbers for inventory and catalogs items.
  • Review all new supplier requests, evaluating contact information for accuracy and screening against various risk criteria.
  • Drive and monitor performance of key suppliers in collaboration with Sourcing leadership.
  • Manage day to day communications with site specific suppliers.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree (Supply Chain Management, Operations, Engineering, Information Technology preferred)
  • 2-4 years of experience purchasing in a large distribution center
  • Experience purchasing commodities such as corrugated packaging, DC related capital equipment, contract services, MRO, shipping supplies, pallets etc.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Positive winning attitude and high energy level.
  • Solid negotiation skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize effectively.

What's on Offer

Competitive compensation

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