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BUYER II (Procurement, Supply Chain, Materials)

Company: Building Automation Products Inc
Location: Gays Mills
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Building Automation Products, Inc (BAPI) is a company that promotes work life balance. BAPI is a family owned business with a global presence. Position Summary: The Buyer II adds value to BAPI and the Materials Team by assisting in purchasing materials, supplies, and services. This is done by fulfilling requests for purchases, including preparing purchase orders and handling inquiries about orders. Follows through with purchase from order placement to fulfillment and ensures order arrives undamaged and on time. Ensures that daily inventory counts are accurate and that product is available for production. Reviews daily reports from planning, receiving and purchasing to ensure correct inventory to meet production goals. Performs buying duties.Benefits: Relocation reimbursement, full benefits which include Health, dental, vision, PTO, 8 paid holidays, 401k match and 100% vested at 90 days and more Buyer II Principle Responsibilities:Strategic Management

  • Evaluate and utilize suppliers for raw materials or services to meet BAPI's requirements for low cost while maintaining a high level of quality
  • Establish and maintain strong supplier relations with preferred suppliers and ensuring the most economical cost consistent with quality standards and specifications.
  • Recommend cost saving proposals
  • Ensures updated supplier delivery schedule in ERP system and identify, coordinate, and implement alternative action plans to appropriate groups if raw materials or services cannot be available for a production run.
  • Obtain quotes and find specific requirements for the organizational needs
  • Continuous product replenishment of assigned categories which includes contacting suppliers to schedule or (de)expedite deliveries, resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and any other issues that arise with the supplier
  • Work on projects/matters of intermediate level complexity in a support role.Purchasing Maintenance
  • Manages supplier price, delivery, lead-time, and quality expectations, escalates when appropriate
  • Manage material rejects, scrap & vendor returns
  • Assist with physical inventory auditing and preparation
  • Monitor and resolve invoice vs. purchase order discrepancies
  • Monitor inventory levels, resolve discrepanciesReporting
  • Monthly updates on supplier key performance indicator metrics
  • Updates as required on supplier scorecards
  • Supplier corrective action and root cause countermeasures
  • Daily exception report
  • Follows Instructions for participation in inventory counts
  • Depending on the area assigned, it is expected that during inventory the employee will accurately count parts, correctly document quantity counted, and may also audit counts of others or help scanning product Maintains industry knowledge by attending educational workshops or classes; reviewing related publications; establishing networks. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed, including special projects and tasks as delegated supervisor.Buyer II Education Requirements (R/Required, P/Preferred):(R) Bachelor's Degree or equivalent training/experience in the field or in a related area Degrees Preferred: Supply Chain Management, Business Administration/ManagementBuyer II Training, Skills, Knowledge and ExperienceSpecific Training in this field (R/Required, P/Preferred):
  • (R) Proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, internet navigation
  • (P) Proficient using ERP systems Experience/Knowledge in this field (R/Required, P/Preferred):
  • (R) 3-5 years of experience in similar position
  • (R) Any combination of training and similar experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and ability may qualify General Experiences/Knowledge/Skills:
  • (R) Must be detail oriented and have the ability to multi-task.
  • (P) Must have an analytical thought process, be math proficient and have strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • (P) Must have the ability to negotiate on behalf of the company.
  • (P) Must be able to work long hours as needed.
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Ability to solve practical problems and realize cost savings when appropriate
  • Ability to follow instructions furnished in written or oral formats
  • Exceptional communication skills, demonstrated ability to communicate respectfully, culturally competent and collaboratively
  • Excellent Ability to communicate in verbal, written and electronic forms in a professional manner when working with employees, vendors and company contactsPIf3664e6163e9-31181-32092834

Keywords: Building Automation Products Inc, La Crosse , BUYER II (Procurement, Supply Chain, Materials), Other , Gays Mills, Wisconsin

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