188809 - Buyer
King of Prussia
$25 to $35.00 DOE
6 months
Chipton Ross is seeking a Buyer in King of Prussia, PA.

Job Summary:
This job is responsible for performing all functions related to planning, purchasing, negotiating and expediting assigned commodity items. Works closely with Strategic Purchasing Managers to perform all assigned projects.

Manage Purchase to Pay Process (60%)
" Process purchase requisitions according to strategy as defined by Strategic Manager, within Arkema policies and procedures.
" Examine and analyze purchase requisitions for completeness and accuracy of information; contact initiator to clarify or complete information, determine method to process requisition based on strategy and timeliness required.
" Update delivery dates on Purchase Orders as a result of changes to the order acknowledgement, and communicate with the planner or the direct material sourcing manager.
" Communicate identified conflicts in delivery dates between the requested delivery date of the Planner and the Supplier, and work to resolve delivery related issues to dates.
" Manage supplier complaints by working with the supplier and BU/Plants to determine root cause through resolution, and track the complaint through close. Continue to monitor to ensure issues are not repeated. Support Strategic Sourcing Managers (20%)
" Support Strategic Managers in their efforts to achieve their objectives (strategy implementation, S&OP meetings, inventory management, etc.)
" Provide forecasts to suppliers as required, in accordance with contractual requirements.
" Manage the risk management project and other projects that support the goals of the organization. Communication & Coordination of Portfolio Learning (20%)
" Learn to prepare reports and maintain accurate data.
" Learn to evaluate bids and make awards as directed by Strategic Sourcing Manager.
" Liaison between Strategic Sourcing Manager, BU's and plants.

Context and Environment:
" This position will work closely with Strategic Managers, employees who submit purchase requisitions at the local sites, as well as Accounts Payable.
" Supports the site HES policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements
" Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Arkema Inc. (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.)
" Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident or injury incidents

" Previous Procurement/Sourcing/Supply Chain experience (2+ years)
" Proficient in computer applications including SAP, MS Office, Excel, Powerpoint, Computerized Query Tools.
" Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
" Strong analytical, organizational, communication, negotiation and presentation skills.

" Degree in Business, Supply Chain or related field.

First shift, full time

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Tyler Harrell
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.