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Buyer - Temp Assignment

    • Job Tracking ID: 2021.1.22.1
    • Job Location: Livermore, CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Temporary
    • Date Updated: April 07, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • SAP Category: Experienced Professionals
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Job Description:

  • Review requisitions and generate purchase orders for completeness, accuracy & conformance with established policies and procedures
  • Confers and negotiates with suppliers to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule
  • Tracking status of delivery of purchased material. Expedite material on request.
  • Update on material status in a timely manner including changing shipping conditions.
  • Resolve any discrepancies with suppliers and forward all necessary documentation for invoicing approval and payment to appropriate department
  • Purchases materials and services at the most favorable terms for the organization
  • Negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services
  • Maintains database of vendor and product information. Gives disposition to business matters with vendors and suppliers.

Experience and Skills:

  • BS Degree preferably in Supply Chain, Engineering, or Finance
  • 3+ years purchasing experience preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • General understanding of metal fabrication processes and mechanical drawings is a plus
  • ERP systems - General knowledge
  • MS Excel- Advanced.

Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster