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Purchaser

Company: Greystone Logistics
Location: Bettendorf
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Summary:Located in Bettendorf, Iowa, Greystone Manufacturing is seeking a driven and detail-oriented Purchaser to be responsible for selecting and purchasing plastics and recycled plastics for our business. 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 Purchaser will work with staff across departments to forecast the needs of the business and make purchase decisions based on demand.Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Maintain strong and transparent relationship with our existing suppliers.
  • Provide weekly updates and develop monthly strategic sourcing plan with supervisor.
  • Issue purchase orders and coordinate with Logistics Coordinator on scheduling.
  • Secure new suppliers of raw material
  • Communicate regularly with internal staff to evaluate quality of supply.
  • Work with suppliers to improve operations to enhance quality or increase volume.
  • Maintain inventory of process supplies and place orders when necessary; and
  • Reduce costs of process supplies through negotiation and diverse sourcing.Required Skills/Abilities:
    • Solid understanding of the recycling industry.
    • Exposure to plastic and recycled plastic supplies, and markets.
    • Experience in negotiating pricing.
    • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize work independently.
    • Excellent communication, listening and presentation skills.
    • Integrity, confidentiality, and professionalism.Qualifications and Experience:
      • Associate or Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (or related field) and/or two (2)+ years of direct work without formal education.
      • Technical purchasing and sourcing skills.
      • Proficient use of Excel, ERP systems; preferably Epicor, and managing a pricing database.
      • Microsoft Office 365 and other PC skills.Physical Requirements:
        • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
        • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

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Keywords: Greystone Logistics, Davenport , Purchaser, Other , Bettendorf, Iowa

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