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Buyer

Company name
LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc

Location
Woburn, MA, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Purchasing, Logistics, Operations

Posted on
Jun 24, 2022

Valid Through
Oct 07, 2022

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VTech believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties; qualifications and job scope, but not limit the incumbent or the organization to only the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer their services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.
POSITION SUMMARY
The Buyer is responsible for partnering with 3rd party suppliers to obtain the necessary materials for the Contract Manufacturing Business. The Buyer will collaborate and partner with internal and external customers and maintain purchase orders and system accuracy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBLITES

Manage the purchasing process with 3rd party suppliers, which includes verifying purchase orders and submitting to suppliers.
Ensures production schedules for 3rd party suppliers and internally are adhered to.
Provides support on urgent\/shortage purchases; create and release purchase order, monitor shipment schedule, etc.
Prepare internal and external customer communication and confirmation letters, with notification of approved status.
Resolve any delivery issues of purchased materials and partner with necessary divisions to ensure collaboration and resolution.
Create and maintain master data for procured items in SAP.
Administer pricing changes and updates in SAP as needed.
Provide weekly reports on order schedules and updates.
Verify invoices for accuracy.
Responsible for updating existing purchasing\/accounting reports and developing new ones as assigned.
Support past products with historical knowledge, database maintenance, etc.
Distribute samples to Sales and Sales Support team members.
Recommends and implements process improvements.
Collaborate through communication and teamwork with co-workers, management, clients and others in a courteous, and professional manner
Exercise sound business judgment
Work independently and collaboratively and manage time effectively in order to meet changing deadlines and priorities
Treat all employees, guests and customers and others affiliated with our business with respect
Conform and abide by all laws, regulations, policies, work procedures, instructions and VTech's Rules of Engagement
Conform with all safety rules and use all appropriate safety equipment
Other duties as needed or required

POSITION SKILLS

Ability to effectively handle potentially stressful situations.
Must be detail oriented and possess organizational, self-motivation and problem solving skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office required. Experience with Access or data mining\/reporting tools preferred.
Familiar with various ERP systems.
Experience with vendor sourcing and building effective supplier relationships.
Strong follow up skills; ability to multi task, meet timelines and follow up with internal and external customers.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Bilingual in both English and Chinese preferred (Mandarin and Cantonese).
Work independently and manage time effectively in order to meet changing deadlines and priorities.

EXPERIENCE\/EDUCATION

2 years of progressively responsible experience in the area of Supply Chain or Procurement
Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain or a related field; or any combination of experience and education that provides the necessary skills, knowledge and ability to perform essential functions of this role.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Duties are primarily performed in an office environment.
POSITION TYPE\/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Core hours will be set between employee and manager and will be based on business needs. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
TRAVEL FOR BUYER
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected 10% of the time.

Company info

LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc
Website : http://www.leapfrog.com

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