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Company: Saxco International
Location: Concord
Posted on: May 1, 2021

Job Description:

Position Purpose: The Buyer has overall responsibility for all phases of purchasing glass, spirit, beer or wine bottles, corrugated boxes, and other related packaging items as needed. The Buyer will participate in the development and purchase of new product items; ensure that inventory levels are in alignment with demand; interface with glass suppliers, sales department, customer service, and the accounting department to resolve issues as they arise. Participate in inventory reviews and maintain inventory records as required. Works with suppliers to obtain product or service information such as cost, availability, and delivery schedule.Location: This position will be a remote role. Working hours: Ability to work East Coast Hours (EST) Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage MRP grids to determine inventory to buy
  • Key stakeholder in forecasting process
  • Manage stranded/aged inventory and obtain disposition for all slow moving/excess inventory
  • Manage Supplier relations for all execution activities such as production & delivery
  • Identify and manage Supplier Claims
  • Provide input on supplier and freight forwarder performance scorecard
  • Interface with accounting, sales and the suppliers
  • Obtain and provide custom cost quotes to the Pricing Department
  • Follow up with vendor to ensure on time receipt of Saxco purchase orders and purchasing agreements
  • Maintains data such as items or services purchased costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.
  • Other related projects and duties as assignedSkills, Knowledge and Abilities:
    • Advanced knowledge of materials management, replenishment, and inventory control.
      • Two plus years' experience with Microsoft AX and experience in MRP preferred.
        • Experience in rigid packaging related purchasing desirable (glass, PET, or Aluminum cans).
          • Excellent oral and written communication skills, particularly when dealing with other departments within Company.
            • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
              • Excellent organizational skills; use time efficiently, prioritize and plan work activities. Must be detail oriented. Follows policies and procedures
                • Demonstrated exceptional internal and external customer service skills
                  • Pro-active, creative and self-motivated work style
                    • Proven ability to effectively work in a fast-paced environment while consistently delivering superior results within given deadlines
                      • MS Excel & MS Access - Power User
                        • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
                          • Proven ability to work remotely successfully in previous position Experience: Three to Five years related experience and/or training with small company Desired Skills: Material Requirements Planning (MRP) strongly preferred. Experience with Microsoft AX. APICS/CPSM certification a plus.


Keywords: Saxco International, Concord , Buyer, Other , Concord, California

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