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Buyer / Procurement $25-$35 per hour

Company: Manpower
Location: Oxnard
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

Buyer/Procurement $25 to $35 per hour DOE Manpower is seeking a driven and detail-oriented Buyer to be responsible for selecting and purchasing quality products for our client's business located in Oxnard, CA. Your responsibilities will include processing purchase orders, negotiating with suppliers, tracking orders, creating, and maintaining an inventory, quality assurance and liaising with inventory teams and management. The Buyer should be analytically minded and possess excellent negotiating skills to secure the best prices according to budget. What is the Job?

  • Research, select and purchase quality products and materials.
  • Build relationships with suppliers and negotiate with them for the best pricing.
  • Process requisitions and update management on status of orders.
  • Update inventory and ensure that stock levels are kept at appropriate levels.
  • Analyze market trends and apply this knowledge to make insightful buying decisions.
  • Assess vendor/supplier capabilities based on factory audits and performance and make decisions to drive improvement.
  • Coordinate with inventory team, management, and stockroom as required.
  • Assess quality of stock received and escalate any discrepancies to suppliers and management.
  • Assist in SAP clean up and data entry for business units to ensure correct supply chain and procurement process.
  • Initiate projects to resource parts and identify/recommend alternate designs and/or manufacturing methods for current parts and new design prototype requests. What do you bring to the job?
    • Proven experience in a Buyer role and/or 3+ years of relevant experience preferred.
    • Excellent computer skills (Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint). Advanced knowledge of Excel a plus
    • Proficient in appropriate software. (ERP/MRP experience required)
    • SAP experience preferred
    • Critical thinking and negotiation skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment in the performance of essential duties.
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Bachelor's Degree BA/BS/BFA/BSA in Business, Operations, Supply Chain or Engineering
    • 3+ years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.What's in it for you?
      • Great contract-to hire opportunity with well-known manufacturer in Oxnard
      • Paid Holidays while on contract-to-hire assignment
      • Weekly pay - direct deposit or Visa / ATM pay card
      • Referral bonus - get paid to refer friends and family, we pay you $100 for each person you refer that we can hire and works a minimum of 80 hours
      • Health & Financial Benefits (Medical/Dental, 401K, Employee Assistance Program)
      • Access to Manpower's MYPath program offering access to FREE online skills training at no cost TEXT US AT , WE WANT TO MEET YOU AND WILL TEXT YOU BACK! ManpowerGroup recognizes the importance of providing an accessible and barrier-free environment. We are committed to creating a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment by offering equal opportunity to access our services. At ManpowerGroup, we are committed to providing accommodations, and will work with you to meet your needs.

Keywords: Manpower, Oxnard , Buyer / Procurement $25-$35 per hour, Professions , Oxnard, California

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