Negotiates favorable terms, volume discounts, and long-term contracts with suppliers for the procurement of goods, services and supplies. Takes responsibility for purchases in support of customer-related business processes or for internal use. Discusses defects and delivery problems with suppliers, and is responsible for negotiating refunds. Coordinates with operations, maintenance, warehouse and engineering to ensure proper scheduling and movement of goods and supplies. Under general supervision, solves complex problems requiring detailed knowledge of field and industry best practices. Uses experience and problem-solving skills to develop and improve processes. May provide guidance to less experienced team members.
Qualification & Experience:
- Skills required for this job are typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree and 5+ years of experience.