Buyer II
Job Details
Redgranite - Redgranite, WI
Supply Chain
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Investigate, research, and select suppliers based on company requirements for cost, quality and delivery performance
  • Analyze markets and purchasing trends to take advantage of cost savings opportunities
  • Work with Operations, Engineering and Sales to ensure purchased materials meet specifications for production and customer requirements
  • Review and compare supplier bids; place orders within purchasing authority; request purchase approvals when necessary
  • Negotiate contract terms with suppliers
  • Analyze on hand inventory levels against production orders and purchase orders; ensure purchased materials are delivered on time for production; expedite materials as needed
  • Monitor material quality issues; work with Quality and suppliers to manage issues
  • High school diploma required
  • Two (2) to four (4) years purchasing experience required; manufacturing preferred
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm and a sense of urgency
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects in a timely manner