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Senior Purchasing Specialist

Company: Aston Carter
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:


  • Purchase products and services to meet specialized or complex needs in accordance with company procedures and regulations. Executes purchase orders and follows up as needed. Actively researches and develops new sources of supply and/or recommends possible substitute materials and/or suppliers.
  • Collaborate with Production Manager and others to clarify purchase requisitions, identify needs, and refine specifications for future orders.
  • Identify ways to increase value-add from current suppliers and investigate new sources of supplies and products, research and prepare bid specifications, issue bid request to multiple vendors.
  • Utilize the ERP system to automate the purchasing process, making full use of the system where possible.
  • Work with Production Manager to maintain sufficient inventory levels for production, calculate safety stock levels and other planning parameters. Responsible for cycle counting management.Skills:Purchasing, Procurement, Supply chain, negotiation, Buyer purchasing, Erp, Purchase order, Pricing, Logistics, InventoryAdditional Skills & Qualifications:
    • Associate's or bachelor's preferred
    • 3+ years in purchasing or supply chain management
    • ERP experience About Aston Carter: Please Note: Scammers are posing as Aston Carter. We'll never contact you via Gmail, Telegram, or WhatsApp and we'll never solicit money from you. At Aston Carter, we're dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions - from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless. Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients' capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today's workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit . Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call or email for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

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