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Job Title   Senior Buyer/Planner
Contact   Herb Shields
Company   The MetraFlex company
    2323 W. Hubbard St.,
    Chicago, IL 60612
Phone   847.498.9510
Fax   312.738.0415
Submit Date   Friday, September 28, 2018
Post Date   Monday, October 01, 2018
Company Information   The Metraflex Company
Job Duties   Inventory/Data Management -Analyze trends, set inventory levels, expedite deliveries, manage supplier quality -Work with warehouse manager to ensure accuracy for all inventory items. -Monitor integrity of data in system (costs, inventory, item descriptions, vendor info, etc) -Maintain all data in Royal4 purchasing and planning modules Purchasing/Supplier Management -Negotiates prices and terms, and leads in the negotiation of contracts with major suppliers. -Manages the Supplier Scorecard with input from Quality and Production Management. -Works closely with Sales to support sourcing requirements for New Product Introductions. -Purchase product from both domestic and overseas vendors -Manage supplier relationships -Build current and potential supplier databases. -Negotiate agreements and contracts -Coordinate supplier returns -Solicit competitive quotes on all products (both inventory and non-inventory items) -Experience with online sourcing tools -Document all supplier information (addresses, contact information, and terms and conditions) -Approve discrepant invoices -Travel to both domestic and international suppliers. - Other Analysis and Reporting -Purchasing cost targeting and analysis -Track raw material/commodity prices on an annual basis and document via reports
Skills/Knowledge   Key Attributes: a. Highly ethical and integrity above reproach b. Solid analytical skills c. Excellent communication skills d. Able to communicate effectively throughout all levels of the organization Qualifications: College degree in supply chain, business, engineering or relevant experience 2 - 5 years of experience in purchasing, inventory planning with a manufacturing or distribution company. Experience using computer systems including Microsoft office, Excel, ERP systems. Some travel required Position reports to Company President.

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