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Company: Sterling Engineering
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionTitle: BuyerLocation: Salt Lake City, Utah Overview:Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S. Hire Type: Direct hire Job Summary: Buyers are primarily responsible for the acquisition of company materials and services, management of vendors and monitoring the flow of goods and services in the supply chain. Quality, on time delivery and cost management are critical and are the main priorities of the Purchasing Agent. Job Duties:

  • Utilize MRP software to determine material and service needs
  • Prepare requests for purchase orders
  • Analyzes costs and negotiate prices for goods and services
  • Monitor existing orders to ensure on time deliveries
  • Communicate with vendors regarding delivery schedules, quality issues and cost concerns
  • Expedite supplier orders as required to support production
  • Build vendor base as required
  • Experience MS Office products (Excel, Word)
  • Problem solving skills a plus
  • Prepare cost analysis reportsQualifications:
  • Bachelors degree or higher in Business/Economics/Supply Chain or equivalent
  • 2+ years working experience in a procurement role
  • Commitment to quality and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of MRP/ERP software and assembly workflow as related to supply chain management
  • Strong problem solving, time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to understand written and oral instructions Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information

Keywords: Sterling Engineering, Salt Lake City , Buyer, Other , Salt Lake City, Utah

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