Purchasing Rep in Louisville, KY at Talis Group

Date Posted: 7/9/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Talis Group’s client is well established and growing manufacturer located in the Louisville, KY area.  Company has an immediate opening for a Purchasing Rep to source raw materials, finished goods and MRO, both international and domestic for this award-winning plant. This position will also drive cost reductions through successful supplier negotiations, alternative materials and effective processes. Company offers great culture, room for growth and solid salary with benefits.

Job Requirements

Highlighted Duties:

  • Work closely with Production and Supply Chain Manager to ensure inventory levels are at optimum
  • Responsible for supplier development, qualification and negotiation
  • Ensure appropriate material flow based on production needs, inventory levels and forecasting
  • Manage vendor delivery schedule to optimize production support
  • Identify and recommend action for inventory turn issues
  • Maintain and update supplier database
  • Assist with supplier performance review
  • Assist with new supplier identification and development
  • Continually drive cost reduction

Highlighted Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and supply chain certification preferred
  • 3+ years of experience purchasing experience
  • Experience with domestic and international purchasing
  • Proven supplier management and contract negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be self-directed
  • Experience with MRP or ERP system
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Talis Group is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates are considered based upon their skills, performance and potential, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.