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Senior Buyer/Purchasing Agent in Cleveland, OH at Marvel Consultants Inc

Date Posted: 9/18/2018

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Job Description

Senior Buyer/Purchasing Agent

Partial list  job duties:

  • Responsible for cost reduction opportunities that drive sustainable results.
  • Track supplier’s performance indicators, based on their scorecards and rankings, to facilitate and develop the supply base’s ability to consistently meet or exceed our defined expectations.
  • Direct the maximized use of vendor managed inventory, e-procurement and automated processes to optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of our procurement process and transactions.
  • Support and coordinate with new product activities and direction to optimize the transition from new product development to production.
  • Direct the routine use of world class procurement policies, procedures, and technology on supplier development, risk management, cost reductions, and material compliance.
  • Perform Inventory Management related functions such as slow moving inventory, obsolete inventory, inventory turns reduction, conduct daily cycle counts, and a perform yearly physical inventory.

    Job Requirements

    Senior Buyer/Purchasing Agent


    • Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing, Materials Management or a related field.
    • Minimum five years of experience in a material procurement position supporting a manufacturing and engineering environment.
    • Majority of work experience should be related to machined parts, fabricated parts, castings, forgings, and mechanical hardware.
    • Experience in 6 Sigma/Lean Manufacturing techniques and tools.  6 Sigma/Lean Manufacturing certification would be a plus.
    • Certified Purchasing Manager or Certified Production and Inventory Management certification would be a plus.
    • Proven experience demonstrating performance in cost reduction and value engineering.
    • Proven experience demonstrating the creation, negotiation, and administration of purchase contracts and agreements.

    Please reference Job Code 5127 DS  when responding to this position.  Please send your resume as an attached document in Word form. 


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