We are recruiting for a fast-growth manufacturing company located in San Diego that is looking for a growth-minded, Associate Buyer who loves a fast-paced, family-feel type of company culture. There is a tremendous opportunity for career growth. Competitive compensation and great benefits. Moreover, people who work for this company really care about one another. *This is an in-office role*
The Associate Buyer will work with the Purchasing department to ensure competitive and on-time sourcing of products. In this role, you will support and participate in procurement activities in a high-transaction environment. This role will place purchase orders, research shipments, and add information to the MRP system. In addition, the role will solve issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to the appropriate staff.
The ideal candidate has excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. The candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with internal business lines as well as vendors and suppliers. Must be detail oriented with the ability to prepare, review and evaluate purchase contracts and associated documents. Must be a highly organized, detail-oriented professional.