Buyer III - (B3)
Location:
Gloucester , Massachusetts
Posted:
May 17, 2017
Reference:
1703262
Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. Key Responsibilities
  1. Leads purchasing activities with manufacturing and engineering departments to maintain inventory at planned levels. Leads problem resolution for material related accounting and receiving issues
  2. Develops methods of business simplification for the procurement function. Participates in the development of ISO documents for the purchasing function.
  3. Manages activities of the purchasing group in the manager's absence. Manages projects for purchasing; as required, monitors the cost, schedule and scope of assigned projects. Oversees workload distribution among Buyers; trains and audits activities of lower level personnel.

Functional Knowledge
  • Demonstrates conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines

Business Expertise
  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

Leadership
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements

Problem Solving
  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information

Impact
  • Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies

Interpersonal Skills
  • Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus

Qualifications:
Education
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2 - 4 Years of Experience
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