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Commodity Buyer II

Company: Aston Carter
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Aston Carter is seeking a Commodities Buyer for one of Virginia Beach's largest and most reputable employers! Description:

  • Responsible for coordinating the procurement of multiple, moderately complex components and parts, to support production and operation
  • Reviews and analyzes procurement requirements and places orders accordingly, using appropriate system
  • Researches and develops competent suppliers of high quality components by preparing bids, proposals, or other informational requests that contain material specification and supplier operational data.
  • Maintains positive relations with existing suppliers through thorough communications of company philosophy, material requirements, and pricing objectives.
  • Contacts suppliers regarding material problems, such as delayed receipt, poor quality, wrong items, etc., and resolves issues.
  • Organizes and executes advanced negotiation techniques and demonstrate consistent cost savings results and meet company targets.
  • Proactively performs supplier management activities through business reviews, supplier visits, and risk assessments.
  • Acts as the voice of the customer and able to clearly communicate the companys needs and demands to the suppliers.
  • Visits supplier locations to negotiate prices, review and analyze operations, and check quality, evaluating short-term and long-term ability of suppliers to meet company expectations.
  • Works with other department personnel, such as Production, Quality Assurance, Engineering, etc. to resolve defective or unacceptable goods, plan for future requirements, or incorporate technical needs into future bids and proposals.
  • Maintains records and documentation pertaining to past activities, order specifications, supplier specifications and performance histories, etc. and provides information to management as needed. Top Skills & Qualifications:
    • IDEAL candidates will have 4+ years of experience in a Manufacturing or Industrial background
    • Purchasing within Commodity Spaces such as facilities, construction, manufacturing, etc.
    • Supply Chain Degree
    • Overseas/International purchasing is a HUGE PLUS, especially Germany! Please apply directly and send qualified resumes directly to!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, were 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 todays workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit 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 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, Virginia Beach , Commodity Buyer II, Accounting, Auditing , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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