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Global Purchasing Agent

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Location
Gardner, KS
Salary
$50,000+
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Mar 14, 2019
Job ID
2662581
Global Purchasing Agent/Planner
 
Paydayz Staffing is currently working with a  Gardner Kansas company to help locate a Global Purchasing agent to assist in and manage suppliers that supply production components including cost, quality and delivery schedule control.

 
Shift:  1st
 
Job description:
  • Purchase materials in an economical manner
  • Search new suppliers
  • Monitor suppliers process lead time and manage on-time delivery
  • Manage and negotiate cost  
  • Manage receipt discrepancies
  • Ensure quality issues are addressed and resolved in a timely manner
  •   Monitor suppliers business environment
  • Train suppliers on the use of SAP program

    

Uses critical thinking and knowledge to negotiate supplier terms and conditions.

 



Requirements:
  • Good understanding of Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) and other purchasing concepts.
  • Strong communication skills required.
  • Must possess the ability to read, analyze and interpret  documents, flow charts, budget information, and procedure manuals.
  • Knowledge practices of inventory control.
  • Knowledge of central warehousing and distribution operations.
  • Ability to identify and problem solve vendor issues.
  • Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint) skills

  • Good organizational and leadership skills.
  • Must be able to read, write, and communicate fluently in English.
  • Ability to learn and take on new jobs/ procedures as required by management. 



EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS, AND TRAINING:
 
BA/BS degree in Business, Materials Management or 2 years post-secondary education and 5 years purchasing or related experience
 
 
Must be able to pass Background check and Drug screen.
 
Experience: 
  • Warehousing and distribution
  • SAP programing
  • Microsoft office
  • MRP
  • previous purchasing for large companies
 
Job Type: Full Time
 
Salary: $50-$60K/yr
 
Call to schedule an interview: 913-469-5800
 
Work authorization:
  • United States