Job Listing Description

Buyer

Description:
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer for an opening in Sunnyvale, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position reports to the Manager, Supply Chain. Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Shows Initiative and responsibility, is proactive, seeks out possible solutions for issues before escalating. Under minimal supervision, performs varied purchasing assignments to procure supplies, raw materials and equipment necessary for the operation of the organization, based on MRP or actual customer orders released from hold. Follows established procedures, practices and policies to contact vendors, obtain quotations, examine bids, make awards, place orders, and expedite delivery of goods/services. Exercises judgment and working knowledge of materials and sources of supply to make purchase at price consistent with quality and quantity.
Negotiates and generates purchase orders for approved purchase requisitions, and production materials per MRP.
Reviews and resolves daily internal purchasing problems and shortages within his/her commodity, and ensures communication to cross functional teams.
Reschedule Purchase Orders as required.
Supports major cost reduction programs.
Returns discrepant inventory items to vendors within his/her commodity.
Resolves discrepant invoice issues in a timely manner.
Confers with suppliers concerning late, on-time and early deliveries.
Participates in supplier performance reviews within his/her commodity.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Additional duties as assigned.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Ability to use a PC with Microsoft Office software.
Ability to perform data entry into an ERP system such as Oracle.
Well organized and must have good communication skills.
Purchasing certificate preferred.
Regularly interfaces with Production leads and Supervisors, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality, Customer Service, Demand Planning, R&D Engineering, Accounts Payable and Document Services.
Occasionally interacts with Marketing/Sales, and Finance.
Builds stable working relationships internally.

EDUCATION:
Accredited Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; or 1 to 2 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

WORK HOURS:
1st Shift
Full-Time

 
Job Number: 182324
Job Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 3 Months
Input Date: 10/11/2019
Last Updated: 11/18/2019
Firm Name: CHIPTON ROSS
Attention: Tyler Harrell
Address: 420 CULVER BLVD
City, State: PLAYA DEL REY, CA 90293
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808
Email: tharrell@chiptonross.com
Website: www.chiptonross.com

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