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  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Waterville
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 02 December 2020
    Junior Buyer in Winslow - Direct Hire
    Do you have an associate degree in supply chain or business management? Do you have previous professional experience in a procurement role? If yes, we want to connect you with our client that is hiring a Junior Buyer in Winslow. Apply now!

    Perks of the Position
    * $40-50k per year/salary
    * Opportunity to gain experience and grow career
    * Comprehensive benefits package
    * Direct hire opportunity at a great company

    What Are Your Responsibilities:
    * Purchasing raw materials, castings, supplies, tools, etc.
    * Expediting purchase orders
    * Handling sales returns and credit exchanges
    * Submitting RFQ packages
    * Managing supplier relationships

    Skills Necessary for Consideration:
    * Associate degree in business or supply chain management
    * Knowledge of procurement, forecast, and inventory control
    * Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    * Experience with negotiation practices

    If you have previous purchasing experience and are looking to grow your skill set, we encourage you to apply to be a Junior Buyer in Winslow. Choose the option below that is most convenient for you to start the conversation.

    Apply Online: see below
    Email: [email protected]
    Call: 207.622.1535
    Text: 207.560.0909
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Gloucester
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Sunday, 22 November 2020
    Manpower is seeking a hit the ground running part time Purchasing Agent for our Client.

    Position requires undergraduate degree in the field of Accounting or Finance. Must have strong analytical skills, experience with Excel (Pivot Tables). Must be able to manage multiple tasks at once and support category management.

    Looking for an experienced sourcing manager, who can execute sourcing initiatives and contract negotiations (including legal terms) with limited oversight. Some initiatives will include airline renewals and/or other time sensitive renewals.

    No more than 20 hours per week.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Detroit
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Sunday, 08 November 2020
    Manpower is currently seeking a Purchasing Manager for our client in Detroit, MI

    This is a great Direct Hire opportunity located close to Downtown Detroit!

    The ideal candidate will have Carbon Steel Background

    Responsibilities:
    Manage all acquisition of materials needed for production primarily from international sources.
    Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies worldwide to include researching, locating and development of foreign suppliers.
    Acquisition of materials needed for production, general supplies for offices and facilities, equipment, or contracts
    Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
    Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
    Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
    Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
    Perform cost and scenario analysis, and bench marking
    Assess, manage and mitigate risks
    Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
    Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
    Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
    Purchasing functions and assists other purchasing personnel in the efficient procurement of goods and services.
    Expediting and follow-up on deliveries.
    Data Entry (RFQ, Purchase Orders, Purchasing Reports, Updating Estimating Guides)
    Research suppliers to determine which ones fit company pricing and quality and delivery objectives.
    Verifying budgeted funds for specific products/projects

    Requirements:
    5-7 years of hands on experience in procurement in the steel industry
    Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration
    Willingness to travel internationally several times a year
    Strong negotiation and communication skills
    Proven working experience as purchasing manager, agent or officer
    Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
    Full understanding of Microsoft software (Excel, Word), and MRP software platforms.
    High attention to detail
    Ability to work with a team
    Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work

    Please submit your resume today for immediate consideration!