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Buyer/Purchasing 1

Company: BCforward
Location: Athens
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Title: Buyer/Purchasing 1

Location: Athens GA 30606
Expected Duration: 1+ Years with possible extension

Job Description:
Candidate Responsibilities

  • This position will work in the Athens Site Purchasing Team and will help with supplier escalations/past dues/prioritization of material shipment for direct materials used in ASSY. Attention to detail, ability to analyze data, sense of urgency, strong communication and customer service skills required.
  • Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability and other relevant factors. Purchase the highest quality merchandise at the lowest possible price and in correct amounts. Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals, and review requisitions for goods and services. Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods.

Typical Day

Position is 100% onsite from day 1 ------ Use of SAP (MRP systems) - Supplier Relationship Management, analyzing inventory vs demand, determine priority for past due Suppliers, communication to various teams.

Education Requirement

Associates or Bachelor Degree - Business/Supply Chain/Procurement/or Logistics

Technical Skills Required

SAP MRP (or ERP system) experience preferred. Strong excel skills. Ability to quickly analyze data and make decisions.

Soft Skills Required

Strong customer service and communication skills required. Experience with supplier relationship management

Company Description

About BCforward:
BCforward began as an IT business solution and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers needs inta full-service personnel solutions organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCforward alsoperates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCforward tdeliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for over the years of catering tour customers specific needs. BCforward currently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs.

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