Company: Greystone Logistics
Posted on: August 6, 2022
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
- Maintain strong and transparent relationship with our existing
- Provide weekly updates and develop monthly strategic sourcing
plan with supervisor.
- Issue purchase orders and coordinate with Logistics Coordinator
- Secure new suppliers of raw material
- Communicate regularly with internal staff to evaluate quality
- Work with suppliers to improve operations to enhance quality or
- Maintain inventory of process supplies and place orders when
- 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
- Experience in negotiating pricing.
- Ability to plan, prioritize and organize work
- Excellent communication, listening and presentation
- Integrity, confidentiality, and professionalism.Qualifications
- Associate or Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (or
related field) and/or two (2)+ years of direct work without formal
- 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
- Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
Keywords: Greystone Logistics, Davenport , Purchaser, Other , Bettendorf, Iowa
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