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Date Posted: 2/7/2024

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Job Description

Ultimate Staffing is part of the Roth Staffing family of Companies, which is one of the largest, privately held staffing companies in the country, with locations across the country. We are proud of being the only staffing company recognized with all industry's top awards for - The Best Staffing Firm to Work for, The Best Staffing Firm to Temp for and the Best in Client Service. We get to make life better for the people and to create remarkable experiences every day. We are just a different kind of company!

One of Oregon's top employers has engaged our firm in their search for an experience Buyer to join their team. As member of the Procurement team, you will assist the purchasing functions including, but not limited to strategic sourcing, procurement, and supplier management.

Job Title Buyer

Location: Portland Oregon

Requirements - What Matters Most

· Associates degree or its equivalent.

· Strong math skills.

· Strong negotiation skills

· 2-5 years' of purchasing experience

· Understanding of Lean manufacturing and ISO 9001 quality systems

· Strong written and verbal communication skills

Key Responsibilities

· Ensure supply of procured materials is always available for production when needed.

· Set sourcing strategy including make/buy decisions

· Select, qualify, and integrate new and second-source alternate suppliers

· Rationalize the existing supplier base and optimize for quality, cost and delivery

· Develop key suppliers as business partners, including regular review of supplier scorecards

· Partner with Quality Assurance, Engineering and Manufacturing to resolve supplier problems

· Setup/review/adjust purchasing policy in ERP system

· Regularly analyze, present and act upon a comprehensive set of supply chain KPIs for the company including lead times, on-time delivery, and inventory turns.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, or military or veteran status. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Portland, OR
  • Job Type:Purchasing/Procure
  • Experience:3-5 years
  • Education:2 Year Degree
  • Date Posted:2/7/2024
  • Contact: Stephanie Eason (503) 334-4209
  • Pay Range: $25.00 - $40.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JN -022024-358371