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Posted: Sunday, January 7, 2018 9:09 PM

Senior Buyer

Location: Durham, NC


Reviews and analyzes purchase requisitions.

Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning, and engineering departments to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner.

Processes purchase requisitions, purchase

change orders and requests for quotes to suppliers.


Procurement business system data input and integrity.

Performs cost analysis and volume planning for major commodities (e.g., materials, components, equipment and


Monitors the cost, schedule and scope of assigned contracts to negotiate highest quality at best value.

Develops new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are no longer competitive.

May recommend cost saving proposals including make-versus-buy analysis or alternative sourcing.

Interacts closely with suppliers and QA to resolve quality issues.

Works with management to address all aspects of commodity management, including procurement support, commodity business plans, market trends assessment, pricing, and product availability.


Domestic or global expertise of assigned commodities.

Purchase, source and manage electrical/electronic components/assemblies.

Attends several strategic meetings representing the purchasing organization in

a professional manner.

Bachelor's degree with 5-8 years experience


Associated topics: bond, broker dealer, brokerage, capital, equity, financial, investor, purchase, securities broker, trader


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