Randstad Buyer in Fairburn, Georgia


job details:

  • location:Fairburn, GA

  • salary:$40,000 - $45,000 per year

  • date posted:Tuesday, February 12, 2019

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Temp to Perm

  • industry:Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries

  • reference:S_731124

  • questions:dawn.williamson@randstadusa.com000/000-0000

job description


The buyer is responsible for quotations and negotiations of responsible product; creating purchasing orders, tracking and communication, alerting fellow team members and management on order fulfillment, and dispositioning all open issues until supplier invoices have been paid. Manufacturing industry knowledge and strong understanding of supply chain concepts are a must.


Essential Duties:

  • Quotations, Tracking, Inventory and Customer Service will be main focus areas for this position

  • Procures requisitioned or stock material and services

  • Coordinates all activities related to the procurement of a commodity beginning with the intent to purchase through delivery

  • Analyzes the requirements of the commodity, including preliminary specifications, preferred suppliers and dae commodity is needed

  • Solicits and evaluates proposals for the requested commodity

  • Maintain current ingredient documents, spec sheets, MSDS, COO, GMO and Tech sheet

  • Implements purchase contracts that comply with company and government regulations

  • Investigates and/or interviews potential suppliers to determine if they meet the specified requirements

  • Solicits and evaluates proposals for the requested commodity

  • Other duties as assigned

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


APICS or CPM certification a plus

4-7 years experience as buyer of RAW Materials and Global Suppliers

2-4 years of handling supplier contracts and negotiations

Exp with ERP systems - preferred knowledge of SAGE 100 systems






CMP Certificaiton or other related preferred

Proficient in Office 365/ERP System

Business travel up to 20% of time

Minimum 5 years of Purchasing/Supply Chain Management

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