Job Title: Sr. Associate Buyer
Job Location: Rochester, NY
Job ID: CS20210911-72384
This procurement buyer will primarily be responsible for the execution buying supporting the JROC focus factories.
Purchases materials and/or commodity products. Evaluates bids, negotiates price, delivery, quality and service. Follows up on all awards through completion of order. Negotiates with suppliers regarding rejections, return of materials, over-shipments, cancellations and engineering changes. Participant on the Supply Chain Commodity Teams - teams that evaluate and assess our suppliers, relative to production capability, performance and delivery.
Responsible for low/high dollar procurements and tactical maintenance of all procurement systems (i.e. - expediting, de-expediting, purchase order maintenance, Rejection and Disposition Notification, Revision Change Notification). Ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers and work in a team environment.
Issue RFQs, evaluate bids, select suppliers, and place PO's. Negotiate price, delivery and service.
Support Blanket Purchase Order awards & inventory programs
POC for ensuring delivery dates are met, handling over-shipments, cancellations, and receiving issues.
Responsible to confirm all purchase orders through completion of delivery
Ensure supplier compliance via an internet portal (eXpo PO tracking)
Follow-up on all awards through completion of order
Expedite Purchase Orders to meet operation 'need dates' - work with the suppliers to support unexpected demands
Monitor critical shortages daily and work/negotiate the premium requests from suppliers with Planning
Use Oracle EBS/ASCP daily to analyze planning needs, update orders, create new PO's and add line items
Assist with invoice reconciliation using PeopleSoft when necessary
Responsible for data attribute accuracy
ERP Business Systems and Agile (configuration mgmt.), experience a plus
Strong computer application skills
Analytical, problem solving
Enjoys working with people, developing relationships and sharing knowledge
Ability to communicate effectively (professionally) with both internal and external suppliers
Strong interpersonal, organization and communication skills
Adaptable and resilient to challenging supply chain environment
Strong follow-up skills are necessary