Senior Buyer

  • Location: Albany, Georgia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #735
  • Salary: $80,000.00

Job Activities:


  • Reviews, executes, and enters purchase orders for the items assigned to MRP requirements.
  • Obtains and analyzes competitive quotes and negotiates favorable pricing and terms for products tooling and services.

  • Manages new and established supplier relationships and activities at a daily, strategic level.

  • Expedites delivery of goods on routine shortages and communicates outcomes to production. Recognizes critical shortages and communicates them immediately to management. Works to find and present solutions.

  • Communicates late deliveries and backorders to suppliers.

  • Works with Engineering and Purchasing Management to identify alternate sources of supply as a last resort.

  • Develops and implements strategies to control total landed cost over the short and long term while avoiding factory stock-outs.

  • Champions efforts to effectively reduce and eliminate excess and obsolete inventory.

  • Research invoice discrepancies and work with suppliers to resolve disagreements.

  • Updates all Purchase Order changes in a timely manner.

  • Communicates on a timely basis with all internal customers and management.

  • Follows up consistently on supplier commitments regarding late, return, and critical deliveries, corrective actions, sample requests and receiving and invoice discrepancies.