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Junior Buyer

Company: Davis Instruments Corporation
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDavis Instruments created the personal weather station market over 30 years ago. Since then, Davis has continued to lead the industry in reliable, affordable, precision weather instruments and data communication platforms for homes, schools, businesses, governments, and farms.At Davis Instruments, we value a work environment that fosters collaboration with our colleagues as well as individual creativity, where each person really matters and can make a real difference. Our 100-person team is headquartered in Hayward, California.Davis Instruments is looking for a highly motivated Junior Buyer, who will work under the supervision of the Senior Director of Supply Chain. This positions" primarily responsibility will be purchasing and expediting.Key ResponsibilitiesIssue purchase orders to suppliers, distributors, and manufacturersEnsure that orders received are accurateHandle goods throughout the purchasing processMaintain quotes on common repetitive componentsUnderstand implications of material shortages that may affect productionWork directly with the supplier base to expedite any existing orders as needed to support productionSolicit supplier feedback regarding any obstacles to an expedite and coordinates a responseCoordinate and update schedule with the suppliersUpdate the purchase order due dates as neededAdhere to procurement proceduresCommunicates with all levels of the organizationInteract with AP to assist and ensure completion of purchase order/Invoice processing cycleThe ideal candidate will have:Bachelor's degree in a related field preferredStrong Excel skillsExperience with Purchasing, Procurement, Buying or ExpediteExperience in a production manufacturing environmentExperience with ERP and MRPUnderstanding of popular products in the industryExcellent interpersonal and social skillsGood verbal and written communication skillsPositive and professional demeanorDavis Instruments is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Keywords: Davis Instruments Corporation, Oakland , Junior Buyer, Other , Oakland, California

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