Buyer
Job Details
Norcross - Norcross, GA
$25.00 - $26.00 Hourly
Buyer

Position Overview

An experienced skilled Professional that performs a variety of tasks associated with purchasing materials and services for Telaid in support of customer projects, initiatives, and Telaid service offerings. Location can be Niantic, CT or Norcross, GA. 

Primary Duties

1. Perform daily activities in the purchase of materials, supplies and finished good items. Responsibilities include generating and maintaining purchase orders and placing orders, coordinating delivery with suppliers, ensuring Preferred Supplier is chosen based on Quality/Cost/Customer Direction, updating Telaids purchasing system of record with accurate and complete information. 40%

2. Assist in Performing the qualification of suppliers. Responsibility includes manually adding new suppliers to data base, and coordinating onboarding with all stakeholders. 10%

3. Assist departments and individuals across the organization in locating suppliers and supplies for needs, serving as gatekeeper to ensure purchases are made with approved suppliers and in compliance with policy and SOP guidance 10%

4. Assist other Departments in researching and resolving discrepancies in invoicing, purchase orders, and other purchase related issues as requested, proactive intervention in potential or alerted supply disruptions 20%

5. Perform the daily activities of review of open purchase orders for accurate arrival times.10%

6. Support other Buyers in workload balancing during periods of lower activity. 10%

 

Work Experience & Education

  • 3-5 Years functioning in a high-volume purchasing environment with purchase order management accountability.
  • User functionality in enterprise planning software systems and data analysis tools including Business Intelligence and Excel.
  • 4 year degree in relevant area of study or equivalent work experience
  • APICS Purchasing certification (or equivalent) preferred.
  • Highly skilled in use of software related to Operations Management (Service Now, Microsoft Office applications, Data analysis tools)

Personal Attributes

  • This role is highly empowered to make purchasing decisions independently, so critical thinking and accountability are key traits.
  • Telaid is a highly collaborative team environment. Comfort with close discussion and frequent communication are keys to success. Comfort interacting with all levels of management in a professional manner is also essential.
  • As Procurements representative to internal customers and supplier partners, business acumen and professional demeanor are essential attributes to be successful in this role.

Compensation


Base Pay
Performance Based Incentives
Profit Sharing Options
Medical, Dental and Vision
Life/Disability
401k with Employer Match
EAP
Paid Time Off
Professional Development Courses

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