Buyer

Date Posted: Sat, 08 Aug 2020 01:57:02
Salary: -
Statesboro, GA 30458

Job Description

Location: Statesboro, GA, US, 30458

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Maintains relationships with suppliers and may identify local suppliers for indirect materials. Establishes economic order quantities (EOQ) and shipment cadence for every component. Understands and monitors purchasing triggers, discrete purchase orders and automated vendor schedules. Monitors flow of components from suppliers to the plant to ensure optimized packaging and compliance with EOQ directives.

Acts as a liaison between multiple departments to ensure the delivery of appropriate component parts to manufacturing facilities through ordering and expediting as needed

Monitors purchase requisitions and invoices including: expediting shipments by preparing/following up on orders and obtaining certifications of delivery 

Maintains necessary records of purchase, price, stock and consumption, supplier/vendor, specifications and catalog filesManages relationships with suppliers and internal functions and proactively communicates demand schedules to suppliers

Maintains supplier requisite programs to manage unanticipated demand spikes as needed; creates and manages lead-time reduction programs with suppliers

Analyzes purchasing practices, evaluates quotes and performs cost/price and value analysis to  recommend or develop alternative suppliers

Ensures compliance with supplier contracts and commercial terms sheets

Maintains records for tooling at vendors;submits capital requests for tooling upgrades or replacement with sufficient lead time 

Supervises and motivates a team

Performs other duties as assigned

Thorough understanding of sourcing/supply strategies, materials requirements planning and other replenishment planning techniques

Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills

Ability to work in a team environment and to build business relationships

Ability to represent the company with suppliers in a business-like, professional manner. Must be able to build and sustain relationships 

Thorough knowledge of manufacturing processes and component applications, statistical process controls and other quality management techniques

Knowledge of basic Geometric Dimension & Tolerance (GD&T) principles

SAP experience a plus

Proficient in the Microsoft and Google Suites

Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location

Three years of experience in purchasing or related field required

 

 

Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 

 

Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

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Analyzes purchasing practices, evaluates quotes and performs cost/price and value analysis to recommend or develop alternative suppliers. Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management or related field, or equivalent education and experience. Monitors flow of components from suppliers to the plant to ensure optimized packaging and compliance with EOQ directives....

Company : Briggs and Stratton

Job Title : Buyer

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
    0bc9f8ee0b5a0262
  • Location
    Statesboro, GA 30458
  • Company
  • Type
    Private
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Positions
    Available
  • Career Level
    Experience
  • Gender
    Male/Female

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