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Buyer

Company: Fountain Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

This position is in - - Minnetonka, MN. Details for the position are as follows:

Job Description:


As a Buyer, you will execute activities involved with procuring goods and services (e.g., equipment, tools, parts, supplies) and ensure that items and services purchased are of high quality, on time, and at the lowest total price.
Develop new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are inadequate.
Interact with suppliers and service providers by phone or in person to negotiate activities involved with procuring materials and services.
Request bids from new suppliers by personal contact and/or phone to ensure the best price for materials.
Maintain manual and/or computerized records of activities (e.g., items/services purchased, costs, delivery, travel patterns, product quality/performance, and inventories) to provide accurate information sources.
Identify invoice discrepancies (e.g., duplicate billing, price differences, quantity errors) by researching process steps and/or interfacing with appropriate departments to resolve the problem.
Process purchase requests by accessing the database and assigning a number to the order to provide an information source for tracking the order.
Assists internal and external stakeholders by answering questions and assisting in solving their problems so they can perform within established guidelines (i.e., Good Manufacturing Practices, CPPs).

Qualifications:


Bachelor's degree
Position requires sufficient technical knowledge to interface effectively with Engineering, Quality Engineering, R & D Manufacturing, Cost Accounting, Finance, Suppliers, Legal and Regulatory.
Emphasis on technical and business aspects to insure proper purchasing practices.
SAP- Oracle, JD Edwards, or another large ERP system can be considered
Experience with Procurement, Purchasing, Sourcing capacity - supplier negotiations, placing Purchase Orders, planning, and forecasting.
Excel experience - data mining, reporting, etc.

Keywords: Fountain Group, Minnetonka , Buyer, Other , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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