Charterhouse is working with a Global Service Provider in Mobilization, Sustainment and Operational readiness who is looking to hire a Buyer to join their team. As the Buyer you will report into the Senior Manager of Sourcing.
About the role
In this role, your main responsibilities will be to manage the procurement of materials, components, supplies and/or services for the company. You will establish source of suppliers, negotiate prices, delivery dates and other necessary commitments based upon authorized requisition that maintains consistency with the program / requisitioning unit requirement and compliance. You will provide guidance and information to requesters which will include communication of procurement actions and assist with special or complex requirements. You will also maintain procedures to assure follow-up and administration of purchase order and subcontract files, as well as negotiate price, quality and delivery dates and terms / conditions along with negotiating with suppliers regarding damage claims; rejections, losses, return of materials, over-shipments and cancellations.
The successful candidate should have the ability to organize and prioritize multiple work assignments as well as work well under pressure. You should have strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels throughout the organization. It is essential for you to have strong analytical skills and be proficient in Microsoft applications.