The Buyer is responsible for fulfilling the raw materials requirements originated by the SAP system. They are also responsible of organizing the subsequent Purchase Orders in an optimum way to reduce delivery related expenses.
The buyer is the direct link to the suppliers in day to day activities.
Immediate follow-up purchasing requirements and purchasing recommendations in the SAP system
Create, maintain and release Purchase Orders according to raw material requirements
Communicate with traffic to coordinate and track freights
Provide reception schedule to warehouse, inbound logistics and QC; including expected shipping dates, expected receiving dates and quantities
Communicates to procurement in case of changes on supplier conditions or supplier restrictions to fulfill Purchase Orders
Communicates, cooperates and coordinates actions taken for raw material rejections
Communicates with planners to define availability dates in case of material shortages for production
Communicate immediately about new and unexpected changes on quantities and dates provided by Vendors to Production Planning
Maintains close communication with production planning, logistics and warehouse
Promptly informs the SC teams when exceptions and problems occur with raw material requirements that cannot be met
Works with A/P to ensure correct payment of PO
Collaborates on special projects as instructed by Manager.
College Degree with a concentration in business, economics or chemistry or related field preferred
Experience: . 2 year experience preferred, preferably within the Flavor & Fragrance or associated industries.