Buyer

Employer
Randstad
Location
East Haven
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 05, 2018
Closes
Mar 05, 2018
Industry
Chemical
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Buyer in West Haven, CT and this is a direct hire paying 50k-70k with an excellent benefit package! If you qualify and would like to apply, please email your resume

Position Purpose:
To contribute to company profitability through leadership of purchasing, receipt and disbursement of raw materials, and finished goods.
Essential Functions Purchasing:
Forecast, procure and manage raw material inventories (including componentry) to optimally balance costs, investment and needs across the supply chain.
- Analyze and forecast each item to be purchased.
- Negotiate with vendors for better pricing and terms.
- Manage and balance the schedule of just in time inventory.
- Work with QC to ensure all material is properly labeled when entering the facility.
- Work with QC to ensure all material received meets our current standard.
- Coordinate with operations to make sure all chemical are received in time to support batching and filling schedules.
- Optimize raw material (including componentry) inventory turns.
- Maintain and reconcile accurate records regarding volumes, pricing and payables.
- Identify new vendors for improved quality, price or service.
- Coordinate with marketing and sales to identify and source materials for new skus.

Working hours: 8am-5pm

Skills:
Essential Functions Warehousing:
--Ensure efficient and effective warehouse operations.
--Establish goals, metrics and ongoing tracking procedures for receipt and disbursement of goods.
--Work with warehouse manager to resolve discrepancies and implement corrective actions as necessary.
--Manage the relationship between sales, operations, and warehousing to ensure support of each division.
--Ensure development, training and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures and policies for warehouse safety, operations, cGMPs and regulatory compliance.
--Ensure accurate, on-time delivery of customer orders.
--Develop and implement activities and processes for continuous improvement of warehouse functions.
--Ensure the recruitment, development and motivation of warehouse personnel, both individually and as a team.

Minimum of 6 years experience -preferably in the health and beauty industry

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.