Buyer

Loyal Source

POSITION PURPOSE

As a Buyer, you play a pivotal role in making cost effective purchases to ensure all requisitions are maintained for the business. The buyer responsibilities include purchasing materials, supplies, equipment, IT software and hardware, researching new vendors, tracking deliveries, processing vendor invoices and updating order records (e.g. dates, invoices, and discounts).

Pay: $18-$22/hr

QUALIFICATIONS

      Associate’s degree (required). Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management or related field is a plus.

      2 years of purchasing experience (required).

      Excellent verbal & written communication skills.

      Strong negotiation skills.

      Ability to multi-task with strong attention to detail.

      Organized and ability to adapt to challenges.

      Proficient in MSOffice software suite with emphasis on Excel spreadsheet analysis.

      Demonstrated time management skills with ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple projects.

      Ability to build & foster collaborative partnerships across multiple departments.

      Proficiency in Workday procurement software and systems to manage purchasing processes, track inventory and generate reports.

      Ability to thrive in a high-stress and fast paced environment.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

      Process daily requests for quotes for multiple projects.

      Place regular daily purchase orders with vendors.

      Review Purchase Orders (PO) confirmation from vendors for quantity and pricing accuracy.

      Track PO progress to ensure orders are filled and delivered correctly by monitoring open order reports, lead times, estimated ship dates and delays.

      Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, lead price negotiations, terms and conditions with vendors and suppliers.

      Liaise with Loyal Source to staff to ensure all products arrive in good condition and relay shipping delays to site.

      Analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability.

      Support initiatives on lead time reduction, supplier rationalization, material cost reduction, improved payment terms, quality, and delivery; prepare report on supplier performance and market conditions.

      Maintain the Approved Supplier List, including surveying of suppliers as required.

      Initiate and conduct searches for new and alternate vendors/suppliers.

      Evaluate and analyze purchasing and price trends to identify forecasting demand and minimize purchasing costs.

      Execute signature authority on purchase requisitions and purchase orders, covering materials and services.

      Perform other duties and special projects as assigned by the Purchasing Manager.

      Be innovative in the fast-paced course of day-to-day business, through negotiations and/or competition, to reduce the cost of materials consumed while maintaining excellent quality and reliability.

      Maintain updated records of invoices and contracts.

About Loyal Source

Loyal Source is an Orlando-based workforce solutions provider dedicated to delivering elite services worldwide, with a focus in government healthcare, technical and support services, engineering, and travel healthcare. Loyal Source provides exceptional custom solutions to both private enterprise and government agencies. Loyal Source is a military friendly employer and proud partner of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership program.

For more information go to our website www.loyalsource.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter for other positions currently open.

 

Loyal Source does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

This contractor and subcontractor abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a)60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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