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Buyer

Reamstown, PA, US, 17567

Sep 22, 2022

POSITION OVERVIEW:

dormakaba is seeking a driven and detail-oriented Buyer to be responsible for selecting and purchasing quality products for our business. This position’s responsibilities will include processing purchase orders, negotiating with suppliers, tracking orders, creating, and maintaining an inventory, quality assurance and liaising with inventory teams and management. This position will work with staff across departments to forecast the needs of the business and make purchase decisions based on demand. The Buyer should be analytically minded and possess excellent negotiating skills to secure the best prices.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Purchases quality products and materials by processing purchase orders to vendors
  • Builds relationships with vendors and negotiate with them for best pricing, service, availability, and delivery schedule
  • Maintains and reviews SAP purchasing process and inventory reorder point (ROP)
  • Maximizes customer service while minimizing inventory investment through inventory supply management, supplier deliveries, vendor managed inventories (VMI)
  • Manages cost, quality, quantity and delivery of products with suppliers
  • Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase or bid, conducts bid and quote analysis
  • Prepares purchase orders or bid requests, purchases stock and special-order material
  • Follows up with suppliers concerning order status and delivery, expedites/de-expedites, and communicate information to impacted departments
  • Interacts with internal and external customer/suppliers to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Gathers information for use in metrics development, key shortage reporting and special projects
  • Maintains or assists in maintaining procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance and inventories
  • Assists in new vendor sourcing and evaluations as needed along with support of strategic purchasing

 

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Supply Chain or relevant field preferred. Equivalent experience to be considered
  • A minimum of 1-2 years of purchasing or buying experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of SAP preferred
  • Negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of manufacturing industry

 

CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS:

  • Candidates who embrace dormakaba’s core values will be most successful in our organization: Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage and Performance
  • Team player and strong collaborator
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills
  • Problem solver (always brings solutions, enjoys challenges)
  • Dependable (reliable and follows through on commitments)
  • Continuous improvement/innovative mindset (always looking for better ways of doing things and not satisfied with the status quo)

 

WE OFFER

  • An opportunity to work in global company with a family culture and strong core values (Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage, and Performance)
  • Competitive pay with great benefits options (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance, 401k), Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Career fulfillment with growth and development opportunities 
  • Employee discounts (online discounts for shopping, travel, insurance etc.) and much more!

 

The Federal Executive Order 14042 on COVID-19 requires all current and new employees of government contractors to comply with one of the following on or before the Federal deadline date:

  1. Received their final vaccination dose – either their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or single dose of Johnson & Johnson OR
  2. Submitted a medical exemption/accommodation request for approval OR
  3. Submitted a religious belief exemption/accommodation request for approval.

 

dormakaba is a federal contractor which means all our team members must comply with this order by the Federal deadline to start and continue employment with us. Our Talent Acquisition team will confirm the Federal deadline date at the time an offer is made to help ensure compliance.

 

 

 

 

 
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