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Procurement Buyer

Company: Aston Carter
Location: Lake Wales
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

*Description:* - DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES May include, but are not limited to, the following: o Manages the flow, recording, and processing of purchasing documents for raw materials supporting multiple plants in multiple locations o Controls and manages the purchasing activity with external suppliers. o Leverage yearly purchases to achieve lowest total cost by establishing yearly or multi-year Contracts for the purchase of goods and services through the identification of repeatable purchases, potential supply base and an appropriate sourcing strategy. o Prepares, submits for quotes, and purchases requisitioned materials and equipment following evaluation. o Purchases materials and services for the Plants in a manner which assures that the most economical advantage to the Company has been attained. o Expedites orders that are critical to the operation of the Plants and those orders that are behind schedule. Prepares and maintains preferred Vendor database based on previous cost, quality of service, reliability and types of goods and materials. o Assists and researches logistical information in specific areas relating to all Plant departments. o Assists Accounting in resolving purchase/billing discrepancies; warehouse stores and other departments in expediting, scheduling, contracts, and specifications. o Assures that purchase requisitions have had the proper D.O.A. approval levels applied and that the purchasing department complies with external guidelines, such as SOX and Frank-Dodd. Contacts vendors, contractors, and engineering firms to obtain quotes, delivery schedules, and terms of payment. When appropriate, negotiates discounts, delivery schedules and terms. o Recognizes market trends and capitalizes on advantageous buying situations. Develops thorough knowledge of the Company's ERP tools. Trains, monitors, mentors, and assists team members in performance of their duties *Skills:* Procurement, Purchasing, Purchase order, Buyer purchasing *Top Skills Details:* Procurement,Purchasing,Purchase order,Buyer purchasing *Additional Skills & Qualifications:* WORK ENVIRONMENT The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate as normally based in an office. Some of the work may be required in the operating units which can require usage of required PPE including safety glasses, hearing protection, etc. May also result in exposure to outside elements and may require usage of stairs and elevators. *Experience Level:* Intermediate Level About Aston Carter: Please Note: Scammers are posing as Aston Carter. We'll never contact you via Gmail, Telegram, or WhatsApp and we'll never solicit money from you. At Aston Carter, we're dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions - from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless. Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients' capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today's workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit [AstonCarter.com.](AstonCarter.com) Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email [astoncarteraccommodation@astoncarter.com](mailto:%20astoncarteraccommodation@astoncarter.com) for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

Keywords: Aston Carter, Lakeland , Procurement Buyer, Other , Lake Wales, Florida

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