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Organization
Job Title
BUYER
Location
Detroit, Michigan
Country
United States
Region
Midwest
Reference Number
1831
Position type
Permanent
Category
Retail
Job Function
Buyer

BUYER

Overview

The Buyer is rsponsible for puchasing within a specific category.

Responsibilities
  • Leads pricing, spend and cost saving analysis within category
  • Executes policies to improve supplier performance relating to quality and delivery
  • Lead special project requests from Purchasing Category Manager
  • Communicate score card performance
  • Assist in new Supplier qualification and selection process
  • Ensure contracts are adhered to and up to date
  • Support continuous improvement processes
  • Work effectively with Purchasing Analyst
  • Submit RFQ’s to existing and potential suppliers
  • Partner with product engineering as required
  • Work with category owners to maintain launch calendars
  • Partner with the warehouse team to monitor inventory needs
  • Expand supply chain to optimize cost benefits
  • Influence structure with category to improve processes
Qualifications
  • Attention to details
  • Team-oriented to fit in a collaborative environment
  • Punctual at work
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Comfortable working in a diverse working environment
  • Well organized with strong planning and management skills
  • Strong problem solving abilities
  • Desire to grow in responsibilities
  • College degree preferred or relevant work experience
  • Basic purchasing foundation
  • Knowledge of MRP/ERP systems and Microsoft Office Suite

Shinola is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. I you need assistance on an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

 

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