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Buyer

Company: KGPCo
Location: Faribault
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for activities associated with purchasing and expediting to meet requirements of the KGP Logistics business plan.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned:The Buyer is responsible for entering new purchase orders for direct shipment (drop ships) to our customers.The Buyer is responsible for entering purchase orders for the manufacturing/AWT locations.The Buyer is responsible for responding to inquiries regarding the status of purchase orders and resolving discrepancies such as quantity, order multiples, pricing or PID issues.The Buyer is responsible for direct ship purchase order maintenance in Navision. This includes canceling, adjusting, and resending purchase orders to our suppliers as necessary.The Buyer is responsible for addressing CRM Activities and also creating and assigning activities when required.The Buyer will be utilizing Microsoft Office, Access, Navision, CRM and the SRRS Report Server.Performs other duties as requested by Procurement Supervisor.QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCERequires High School degree or equivalent. Minimum of four years work experience in Logistics, Marketing, or Sales. Must have a strong sense of customer service & urgency & be able to consistently meet deadlines. Must have the ability to communicate & negotiate effectively with suppliers. Must be detail-oriented and consistently produce accurate work. Must possess sound decision making, multi tasking, problem solving and computer skills. Data manipulation skills via Excel, Access and other system tools or applications.LANGUAGE SKILLSAble to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSThe Buyer is an integral part of a cross-functional business team that manages to a set of joint objectives including inventory turns, overstock, customer service levels, profitability and EVA.Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.REASONING ABILITYAbility to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.KGPCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender IdentityKGP2018

Keywords: KGPCo, Minneapolis , Buyer, Other , Faribault, Minnesota

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