Cignys Buyer / Purchasing in Saginaw, Michigan

Manufacturing Environment Specific Responsibilities:olliIssues requests for quotesroposals (RFQ/RFP) and select best source consistent with cost, quality, delivery and value requirements. Negotiate long term pricing agreement on critical commodities/liliComplete purchase requests to support manufacturing by inputting purchase orders, expatiating delivery (when required), and verifying transactions./liliHandle correspondence and communications with suppliers regarding quality, delivery shortages, changes in quantity, delivery dates and, pricing and report such changes to the interested parties in a timely manner./liliEstablish and implement methods and best practices related to the systems and process that support inventory forecasting, purchasing, and material control./liliPrepares customer delivery reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends and uses information to proactively communicate potential late deliveries./liliAct as a liaison between suppliers and involved departments to resolve procurement related problems/liliProcess non-confirming/Defective Material Report (DMR) and Return Material Authorization (RMA) requests with Quality, Manufacturing, and Suppliers./liliMaintain accuracy of stock code information within EPICOR, including lead-time, pricing, current supplier information, current purchase order data, etc./liliEnsure EPICOR parameters are maintained by monitoring minimum, maximum, safety stock, and current inventory levels, making recommendation to management for adjustments to levels./liliMonitor supplier performance by ensuring that product is delivered as scheduled and meet specifications; maintaining appropriate files and records of meeting with suppliers to ensure company requirements are met and that supplier is aware of their performance./liliAssist internal and external customers by interpreting laws, policy, codes, and regulations pertaining to purchasing; answer inquiries both orally and in writing concerning purchasing operations./liliContribute to team effort by accomplishing other job related tasks as needed; enabling other workers to achieve their job objectives./liliAchieves financial objectives by working with management group to prepare the materials budget, schedule expenditures, analyze variances and initiate corrective actions./liliParticipates in MRB and CAR meetings to resolve quality issues working with both internal and external resources./liliCollaborate with Engineering, Manufacturing, Process Engineering and Quality to achieve cost reduction targets./li/ol