Buyer

Buyer
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Buyer
Buyer
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Buyer

Experienced

Develop and execute sourcing strategy for manufacturing company that produces over 100K products per year across 3 plants. Interface with suppliers and purchasing locations, acquiring all merchandise and equipment for production.

  • Distribute materials and supplies to 3 locations, which collectively support over 2,000 customers and generate $20M in monthly revenue.
  • Awarded 2 long-term contracts to suppliers, locking in prices 20% below market average.
  • Analyze profit and loss margins, making adjustments to achieve revenue goals.
  • Procured over $5M in equipment as part of capital planning project, which increased equipment lifespan by 5 years.
  • Prepared and presented business case for expanding production of specific product, resulting in 30% increase in revenue while costs only increased 10%.

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Buyer

Senior

Strategically source and negotiate contracts with suppliers while aligning purchasing strategy with business partners. Supervise team of 5 assistant buyers covering procurement and purchasing. Report to Director of Purchasing, working closely with leadership on RFIs, RFPs, contract renewals, and new supplier initiatives.

  • Evaluate bid proposals, generating at least $5M in annual savings by negotiating offers and contract terms.
  • Develop and execute contract strategy, achieving 10% cost reduction goals year over year by selecting contracts for renewals and cancellations.
  • Generate spending reports and present them quarterly to VPs.
  • Interview, hire, and train new buyers, with 2 receiving promotions within their 1st year.
  • Serve as point of escalation for all purchasing and procurement issues, working directly with suppliers to quickly resolve delays and other conflicts.

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