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Purchasing Buyer

Company: Balanced Body
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Balanced Body is hiring! We are looking for someone to join our fast paced, dynamic purchasing department. Our products are designed and manufactured in our Sacramento location. The ideal Buyer will work closely with other Buyers in the department as well as Production, Engineering, Finance, Sales and Marketing departments. Our ideal candidate has 3+ years' experience working in a manufacturing environment. Experience with machine and fabrication shops is a plus.You will be working with the purchasing team focusing on placing purchase orders and following up on open and late supplier deliveries. You should be comfortable in a fluid environment where project priorities shift often. This is an exciting opportunity to work with an industry leader that is strong, stable and environmentally sensitive. The functions of this position demand consistency, high attention to detail, and strong organizational skills. Other duties may be assigned.Areas of Responsibility:

  • Plans for and generates purchase orders for:
  • Raw Materials, Packaging and hardware components
  • Maintenance, Repair and Operational (MRO) Supplies
  • Professional Services
  • Works with assigned system parameters for MRP, including lead-time, re-order point, MOQ, min-max for accuracy;
  • Works closely with suppliers and Purchasing Manager to provide on-time delivery, best price and superior quality products and services;
  • Identifies cost saving initiatives and possible low-cost markets;
  • Follows-up with and resolves all price, quantity and quality discrepancies with suppliers;
  • Responsible for inventory control, supplier coordination and material tracking;
  • Expedites materials and services with suppliers when necessary;
  • Interfaces with all departments (Production, Sales, Marketing, Engineering and Accounting);
  • To provide product and part availability
  • Improve service level requests
  • To identify alternate sources for key products
  • Orders marketing materials
  • Supports Engineering with current and new product introductions.
  • Resolves quantity, price and invoice issues with Accounting
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with current and potential vendors;
  • Partner closely with Purchasing Manager on NAV implementation and MRP backup;
  • Perform other duties as required to meet company needs.Qualifications:
    • At least 3+ years of Purchasing experience with a manufacturing company;
    • Experience with MRP (preferably NAV 2016)
    • Experience working with ERP systems to generate purchase orders, review inventory levels and run reports;
    • Experience with various replenishment methods, VMI, Kanban, Blanket orders
    • Experience with Bill of Materials (BOM);
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;
    • Exceptional verbal, written and interactive communication skills;
    • Strong organizational skills.Work Schedule:This is a Monday to Friday position. The hours are expected to be 7:00AM to 4:00PM.The Company Body is the world's largest designer and manufacturer of Pilates equipment, as well as a provider of high-quality Pilates and other mind-body instructor training and continuing education. We currently do business in over 100 countries, with world-renowned customer service and a serious commitment to environmentally-friendly business practices. If you want to work with a company with a passion for changing lives in ways small and large, let us hear from you.We offer competitive compensation and excellent benefits including:
      • Medical, Dental & Vision
      • Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance - Employer Paid!
      • Paid time off and holidaysBalanced Body is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity.NO AGENCY CALLS!

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