Noble Supply & Logistics
Buyer Job in Stevensville, MD
Location: Stevensville, MD
Experience: Junior Level
Education Requirements: High School Diploma/GED
Responsible for overall PO Management This includes the procurement, inventory management, and replenishment of strategic items with suppliers In addition, placement of purchase orders (PO), contacting the supplier on due dates, returns, general questions, and pricing.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Prepares purchase orders from bid/quote proposals and review requisitions for goods and services in a timely manner.Ensures purchase orders have current date information on when due at FR facility or drop shipped to customer; when purchase orders are late to the original due date, updated information with current best date is loaded into system.Maintain PO report in keeping all purchase orders responsible for are updated (i.e., keep 2029 dates to a minimum, ensure all dates in system are not in the past, etc.).Reviews inventory requirements reports to determine what items need to be purchased, comparing demand with existing and forecasted sales orders.Coordinates with Customer Service Department to place emergency orders with suppliers or to expedite parts from supplier.Confers with suppliers to obtain product or service information, acceptable quality level, best value, and timely deliveries.Receives proper confirmation of purchase price and delivery date on all purchase orders sent to suppliers. Properly updates purchase order in the ERP system to reflect the order confirmation received from supplier.Monitors shipments to ensure that goods come in on-time and in the event of problems, traces shipments and follows-up on undelivered goods.Maintains and monitors data integrity in the ERP system.Discusses non-confirming goods or services with suppliers, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.Understands and follows the corporation's policies and guidelines regarding the ethical conduct of purchasing activities.Demonstrate commitment to quality and continuous improvement.Performs other work-related duties and projects as assigned.Experience, Education, Certifications:High school diploma required; Associates degree preferred.Minimum one to three years of relevant purchasing experience. Solid understanding of Purchasing fundamentals. Government contract experience preferred.Required Work Place Skills & Competencies: Understand business needs/goals, others point of view, build rapport and credibility with colleagues, anticipate needs and respond to concerns and conflicts.Product/order knowledge, positive attitude, time management, calming demeanor, goal orientation, ability to handle surprises/unexpected complaints, persuasive and solution oriented.Communication skills (written and verbal).Interpersonal skills, teamwork, collaboration, quality focus.Integrity, accountability, responsibility, organization, follow through.Math skills, analytical thinking, reading/writing for comprehension.Computer Skills:Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) Proficient with ERP; Epicor preferred Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. Also requires ability to lift up to 10 pounds.Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Equal Opportunity Statement:Federal Resources Supply Company (FRSC) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, status as a covered veteran, or any other protected category in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Federal Resources Supply Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. 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