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Senior Buyer

at View, Inc. in Olive Branch, Mississippi, United States

Job Description

Our mission is to Create Delightful Human Environments.

In the great tradition of challenging the way we think about everyday essentials, the team at View has revitalized something that hasn’t changed for centuries – the simple window – and in doing so, is transforming the largest industry in the world, real estate.

View is a technology company creating smart and connected buildings to improve people’s health and wellness, while simultaneously reducing energy consumption to mitigate the effects of climate change. View is the market leader in smart windows that let in natural light and views and enhance mental and physical well-being by reducing headaches, eyestrain, and drowsiness. Every View installation includes a ‘smart building platform’ that consists of power, network, and communication infrastructure. For more information, please visit view.com

If you have ever dreamed of changing the world to make it a better place – join us!

OUR CULTURE AND VALUES

We are committed to our culture. We actively use our culture in how we conduct business.

+ Safety First

+ Customer Centric

+ Learning Oriented

+ Drive for Excellence

+ Communicate Directly

+ Succeed as a Team

POSITION SUMMARY

Working under the Director of Supply Chain, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing and tracking key purchasing metrics. The Sr. Buyer will also aid in the development of our supply base by assisting in supplier selection, monitoring supplier performance, cost savings, and building supplier relationships. Addition tasks will include some conversion of Purchase Requisitions to Purchase Orders and following up on the delivery of overdue goods. There will be time spent on investigation of any problems or discrepancies in the PO or invoices.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Purchase goods, materials, components or service in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets.

Negotiate contracts, improved prices and terms of business with suppliers.

Identify and select vendors to procure goods/services.

Maintains and monitors contracts with suppliers.

Development and monitor purchasing metrics.

Develop ideas and strategies to improve efficiency, add value, and work towards continuous improvement.

Interprets and communicates purchasing procedures and policies to departments, vendors & staff.

Backup and support for purchase requisitions, purchase orders, and input of received goods.

Coordinate the expediting of materials as needed to meet customer work schedules related to our Olive Branch, MS facility.

Work with inventory management team to ensure all deliveries satisfy assigned purchase orders and report any discrepancies.

Coordinate with Accounts Payable in resolving issues associated with invoices.

Other tasks, duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Supply Chain.

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Experience with Oracle-oriented, high-volume manufacturing, preferably in a highly technical industry or logistics/distribution operations.Strong problem solving and analytical skills with exceptional attention to details.Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously and set priorities to meet deadlines.Exceptional written, verbal and presentation communication skills.Possess high flexibility with respect to job functions and working hours in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

EDUCATION

Bachelors degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or Supply Chain; or equivalent experience

View, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer
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Job Posting: JC185838519

Posted On: Jun 16, 2021

Updated On: Aug 01, 2021