Buyer Vacancies in Actalent Phoenix, AZ

  • Full Time
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Applications have closed

Website Actalent

This Jobsfunter Listing is about Actalent in Phoenix, AZ 2022

About the job

  • Description:* Procurement specialists manages contracts with the company’s vendors to ensure best prices. The Procurement specialist orders materials used in producing goods. Procurement specialist analyzes costs, negotiates contract details, and offers strategies and solutions to help the company better manage costs on supplies and vendor services. Additional duties include managing inventory, tracking orders, resolving issues concerning price disputes, and making bids for a vendor’s services.

Strong math, analytical, organizational, and communication skills are essential for the success of procurement specialists. They should be detail-oriented team players, possessing negotiation skills and the ability to work independently as needed. An understanding of business operations and processes is important to their work. Additionally, procurement specialists need strong interpersonal skills, as they work with a diverse number of people, such as executives, suppliers, vendors, and supply chain managers. Along with these crucial skills, it is important that procurement specialists are able to:

  • Assess costs and negotiate vendor and supply prices
  • Analyze business supply needs and ensure businesses are getting the best possible material
  • Manage inventory and order supplies and materials as needed
  • Resolve pricing conflicts and place bids with different vendors as required Essential Functions The Procurement Specialist is responsible for evaluating suppliers in order to find the best deals possible on goods that are needed for business operations.

They are also expected to manage MRP parameters to drive materials to achieve the highest possible service levels while simultaneously meeting inventory targets in terms of dollars and turns.

They are responsible for driving supplier performance and working directly with the Supplier Quality Engineer to resolve Supplier Corrective Actions Requests in a timely and effective manner.

They are also responsible for achieving annual cost reduction targets.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Manages purchase orders from placement, status follow up all the way through delivery and incoming inspection until receipt
  • Compares prices amongst various vendors in order to make sound purchasing decisions.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies and materials, deciding when to make purchases as needed, choosing how much material to keep on hand, track which supplies are consumed fastest, and place and track orders with vendors and suppliers.
  • Works within a given budget to purchase goods and services for an organization.
  • Ensures that products are delivered in a timely manner, and that the quality of the goods received is satisfactory.
  • Negotiates with suppliers on price, mode of shipping, and delivery time.
  • Works directly with the Business Unit Material Planning Managers to resolve material shortages.
  • Checks invoices for accuracy, and authorizes the accounts payable department to issue payment.
  • Evaluates the performance of certain vendors in order to decide whether or not to continue buying from them.
  • Establishes competency in understanding of QAD MRP system. Competencies
  • Leadership
  • Negotiation skills
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Results Driven
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Time Management
  • Technical Capacity
  • Material Requirements Planning
  • Skills:* Procurement, Planner, erp, Purchasing, mrp, Excel *Additional Skills & Qualifications:* Many of the parts and components sourced are from the automotive industry and then used in commercial aerospace.

Buying, planning experience from auto or aero is the first choice.

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Company: Actalent

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Associate 

Job Location: Phoenix, AZ

Application Deadline: N/A

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