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Enterprise Buyer (Onsite)

Location: 

E Syracuse, NY, US

Brand:  RS Integrated Supply Solutions
Function:  Procurement
Work Location:  Office based

ABOUT US:
RS Integrated Supply is a rapidly growing leader and global provider of comprehensive supply chain services that drive increased productivity and profitability for our clients, including: Supply Chain Services, Asset Services, Master Data Leadership SM and Technology. We currently deliver our highly focused expertise through integration at more than 220 customer sites across the North America, Europe, and Singapore.  

 

ABOUT THE ROLE
The Enterprise Buyer is responsible for routine MRO procurement activities within RS Integrated Supply, and/or the appropriate client systems.  The Enterprise Buyer ensures materials are accurately ordered and received within the procurement system. This position is responsible for orders to be processed and expedited in a timely and efficient manner, and employs problem solving methods to resolve issues with delivery, price, or any other ordering issues. The Enterprise Buyer is expected to develop and maintain strong relationships with site personnel, vendors, and clients keeping an open line of communication. The Enterprise Buyer will maintain control of all aspects of purchasing for assigned clients.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
•    Responsible for finding and achieving cost savings through sourcing of new suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors. Exceed contractual guaranteed savings requirements by looking for savings opportunities, negotiating best price, utilizing RS Integrated Supply purchasing leverage and contracts, and by finding ways to improve efficiency and profitability for our clients.
•    Maintain the supplier base and coordinate with the Vendor Add team as needed. 
•    Generate purchase orders using RS Integrated Supply or appropriate client purchasing systems. Verify quoted prices when generating a PO for any item including inventory reorders.
•    Execute open order management activities inclusive of but not limited to order expedites, past due follow ups, order confirmations, and Buyer Review resolution to ensure timely delivery of product.
•    Maintain open lines of communication by establishing and building relationships with internal (site) and external (client) customers, including middle and upper management.Review PO acknowledgements, documenting price or delivery changes on the purchase order.
•    Create RFQ's utilizing the SAS (Sync Automated Sourcing) tool using preferred vendors as often as possible and sourcing competitive pricing quotes for items that are not covered under existing agreements and analyze results.
•    Work with Commodity Manager to determine sourcing strategy where appropriate.
•    Review supplier invoice discrepancies.
•    Create internal and client facing reports regarding savings, margin, or open order performance.
•    Presentations to internal stakeholders as required.
•    Participates in special projects within Enterprise Procurement.
•    Other duties as assigned within Enterprise Procurement.

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS
•    Two-year degree required; four-year college degree is preferred. Experience on the job in lieu of a degree may be considered.
•    2-5 years of procurement experience Bilingual in Spanish Preferred 
•    Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office Suite
•    Excel, Word, PowerPoint
•    Ability to learn and demonstrate proficiency in the use of the RS Integrated Supply and client ERP systems.
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills.
•    Basic math skills to support savings and margin calculations.
•    Highly organized and detail oriented.
•    Ability to manipulate data to create effective reports.
•    Capable of compiling and running internal presentations.
•    Some knowledge of MRO products and suppliers.
•    CPM/APICS desirable


Nearest Major Market: Syracuse

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