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  • Job Title
  • Buyer
  • Location
  • Grand Prarie
  • Job Number
  • 142634
  • State
  • Texas
  • Job Class
  • Full Time
  • Category
  • Manufacturing
Job Description
Immediate opportunity for an experienced Buyerjoin a growing manufacturing company located in Grand Prairie, Texas!
This is a full time, permanent position with excellent benefits!

Summary:
In this important role, you will coordinate the procurement of all raw materials, factory supplies, and goods/services as requested.
Responsible for placing purchase orders for new and existing production materials, negotiating supply contracts, and generally aware of underlying cost indicators.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, or related field or high school equivalent and 3 years similar experience
  • Solid knowledge of ERP systems.SAP experience is a huge plus!
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Detailed knowledge ofpurchasing business functions, MRP, manufacturing planning, inventory control, cycle counting, and warehousing
  • Problem solving skills, analytical thinker
  • 5+ years manufacturing experience. Bedding industry preferred but not required.
  • Basic understanding of Lean manufacturing & inventory management principles
  • Ability to analyze data to make operational decisions.
  • Strong sense of urgency



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