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Purchased Finished Goods Buyer

Company name
Johnson Service Group, Inc.

Franklin, TN

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Job Description
Johnson Service Group is recruiting for an experienced, Purchased Finished Goods Buyer, for a contract-to-hire position with an established manufacturing firm in Nashville, TN.  This position will responsible for the purchasing of Purchased Finished Goods for the U.S. Distribution Centers and will manage daily ERP signals, issue purchase orders, along with expediting receipt of products to promised delivery dates.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Understand purchase strategies for assigned commodities and suppliers to proactively manage P.O.’s issuance through product receipts at proper destination
Daily supplier communication to ensure supplier acknowledgement of order requirements
Drive process improvements to find ways to eliminate waste to deliver cost out goals
Support commodity strategies and manage daily transactions in compliance with procurement manager’s supplier agreements
Manage reports to track open PO activity and supplier delivery performance
Analyze and track supplier promise date accuracy and develop reports to ensure supplier promise date accuracy
Drive effective recovery plans and coordinate with AP to ensure supplier invoice accuracy to Purchase Orders (PO)
Place Purchase Orders (PO) timely and obtain PO acknowledgements from suppliers, inclusive of any COA documents upon receipts in accordance to incoming product quality requirements
Confers with vendors to obtain product, container requirements, price, availability, and delivery schedules.
Utilizes appropriate suppliers off the CTP Approved Supplier List (ASL) as established by the Commodity and Procurement Managers
Works closely with planning team to manage inventory levels and places orders based upon MFP demand signals in timely manner
Inputs orders into purchasing software
Expedites delivery of materials as required to meet customer production requirements
Performs other duties as assigned, or as requirements change

Job Requirements
Required Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Information Technology or a related field
1 - 5 years of previous purchasing experience
Proven track record of driving cost reduction through purchasing of materials and collaboration with suppliers
Strong negotiation and analytical skills
Course work toward professional purchasing certification preferred
Experience in lean initiatives preferred
Strong analytical, creativity and problem-solving skills
Clear and concise oral and written communication skills

Company info

Johnson Service Group, Inc.
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Company Profile
Whether you’re looking for technical services, such as engineering or information technology professionals, or whether your business requires specialized support services, JSG will provide the appropriate staffing solution.

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