Randstad Buyer / Procurement in Totowa, New Jersey

Buyer / Procurement

job details:

  • location:Totowa, NJ

  • salary:$65,000 - $80,000 per year

  • date posted:Wednesday, February 13, 2019

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Business Services

  • reference:S_731505

  • questions:tiffany.ingenito@randstadusa.com973-285-5547

job description

Buyer / Procurement

We are currently seeking a Senior Technical Buyer for our client in the Clifton, NJ area. This role requires a background in Electromechanical Engineering - applicants without this experience will not be considered.


Responsibilities will include:

Manage the buying process for all parts and materials while keeping within budgets, quality and delivery targets

Develop creative and innovative procurement processes to improve operational efficiency, add value, aid business performance and work towards a strategy of continuous improvement

Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships

Negotiate contracts, improved pricing & terms with suppliers, review opportunities and make recommendations for business savings

Regular communication with suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery and/or invoice issues

Ensure continuous supply of required goods and communicate any supply issues that pose risk or impact business operations

Manage problems, schedule changes and communicate the impact on plans

Ensure all changes are recorded in ERP system

Prepare purchase orders reflecting final negotiations on terms

Provide technical assistance to engineers in the procurement process

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM



--5+ years' experience in a technical purchasing role within a manufacturing setting

--Electrical Engineering degree is strongly preferred

--Must have working experience in an Electromechanical Engineering capacity


--Proficiency with Excel, Word and Outlook

--ERP knowledge is required

--Strong interpersonal skills and ability to adjust quickly to changing priorities

--Results oriented with the ability to plan and deliver in line with project deadlines






If you are qualified and interested in this role, please apply and email your resume to tiffany.ingenito@randstadusa.com.

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