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Buyer - Direct Hire

Fairburn, GA 30213

Posted: 09/28/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Professional Job Number: 66041 Pay Rate: 70,000

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Buyer - Direct Hire

Global manufacturer of complete surface preparation systems, equipment and services is hiring a Buyer in Fairburn, GA. This is a direct hire opportunity! 

Responsibilities of the Buyer:
  • Lead the identification and evaluation of potential suppliers for heavy fabrication materials and components. 
  • Develop comprehensive supplier qualification criteria and conduct thorough assessments to ensure suppliers meet quality, capacity, and capability standards.
  • Maintain an up-to-date supplier database and monitor supplier performance through regular audits and evaluations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define procurement requirements and specifications for heavy fabrication projects.
  • Develop and implement effective sourcing strategies to ensure cost-effectiveness, quality, and timely delivery of materials and components.
  • Conduct market research to stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and innovations that can impact procurement decisions.
  • Lead negotiations with suppliers to secure favorable terms, pricing, and contractual agreements while maintaining strong working relationships.
  • Draft, review, and finalize contracts, ensuring they align with company policies and legal standards.
  • Foster and maintain collaborative relationships with key suppliers to drive continuous improvement and address any issues promptly.
  • Work closely with suppliers to optimize lead times, quality control, and delivery schedules, ensuring minimal disruptions to production timelines.
  • Identify potential risks within the supply chain and develop mitigation strategies to ensure business continuity.
  • Monitor market fluctuations, geopolitical factors, and other external variables that could impact procurement operations.
  • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure supplier performance and the effectiveness of procurement processes.
  • Generate regular reports and presentations for management, highlighting procurement achievements, challenges, and opportunities for improvement.


Qualifications of the Buyer:
  • BS Degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration, or Engineering
  • 10+ years of experience in a fabrication environment
  • CPSM,CSCP, or CPP certifications (preferred)

Buyers apply today! 

DAVIS Companies partners with the top employers locally and nationally. They choose us because of our reputation for finding high quality talent, fast, but also our experience for evaluating and representing the best candidates in the marketplace.  We make every effort to provide updates and feedback to candidates at each stage of the process as we appreciate how stressful looking for a new role can be.  Apply today and experience “The DAVIS Difference”. 
 
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