at Transcontinental US LLC in Huntley, Illinois, United States

Job Description

TC Transcontinental


BUYER - ManufacturingAbout this opportunity:
This position will be responsible for procuring materials, managing inventory, and reducing spend, while improving processes. The Buyer must be proactive, driven and have a sense of urgency. The Buyer must have a deep understanding of supply chain, category management, and how to maintain supplier relationships. This role requires a strong ability to perform independently, problem solving skills and strong analytical skills. This role reports to the Supply Chain Manager.Responsibilities:
  • Procure packaging and raw materials in line with specified cost and quality
  • Ensure all materials within the categories managed are delivered in time for production
  • Manage and reduce inventory to required levels
  • Creation of weekly and monthly reporting to management
  • Monitor and advise on any issues which present risk or opportunity to the organization
  • Limit expired and obsolete inventory disposals due to excess buying
  • Build and manage relationships with suppliers to maximize value
  • Conduct quarterly reviews to ensure vendor performance is understood and measured
  • Drive cost savings through improved operational efficiencies and regular pricing exercises
  • Provide monthly forecasts to all relevant suppliers
  • Create SOPs to ensure continuity of department
  • Work closely with internal and external production teams to ensure bottling is never impacted
  • Lead category management projects to optimize purchasing
  • Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery, or invoice issues
  • Increase visibility in categories managed
  • Support NBD development
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Ability to build and maintain productive relationships with staff, stakeholders, and suppliers
  • Great communication, negotiation, interpersonal, and influencing skills
  • Analytical, numerically astute, with strong demonstrated problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to manage time effectively, prioritize tasks and achieve set targets
  • Commercial and financial awareness with a full understanding of how failure impacts production and manufacture followed by customer order fulfillment
  • Ability to work well under pressure and handle emergency and stressful situations.
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Familiarity with an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) would be beneficial
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3 plus years of procurement and supply chain experience
  • Experience in a manufacturing industry preferable
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, critical projects
  • Strong analytical skills - Excel
  • Experience with ERP systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite products
What we have to offer:
  • Opportunity to be part of a dynamic and highly motivating work environment where you can develop your potential and launch an exciting career
  • Health, dental and vision insurance along with a HSA Plan
  • Development opportunities where your input makes a difference
  • A competitive compensation package, 401k plan and flexible benefits that are customizable to you and
    Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status

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Job Posting: 10957252

Posted On: Jun 09, 2023

Updated On: Jun 25, 2023

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