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Hello Bello is looking for a Senior Buyer that will oversee the purchasing and contracting of manufacturing raw materials and the procurement of supplies, equipment, and services at our new Fulfillment and Manufacturing facility in Waco, Texas. You will be responsible for the sourcing of new materials, suppliers, and processes to achieve the best possible quality, reliability, prices, and delivery for our diaper manufacturing operation. Strong communication, negotiation, planning and problem-solving skills are essential to success in this role.
Identify, evaluate and select competitive suppliers that meet our quality standards
Develop and maintain strong business partnerships with suppliers and internal stakeholders
Translate ERP system generated requirements and places timely purchase orders to suppliers to meet production demand
Manage the acquisition of raw materials, ensure efficient inventory and optimum stock levels for operations
Maintain current customer and vendor relationships; negotiate key contracts to optimize value
Track and analyze buying activities and data. Prepare reports as needed and apply the results to purchasing decisions
Monitor the performance of suppliers, assessing their ability to meet quality and delivery requirements; identify and qualify new suppliers
Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Purchasing or other related field
5+ years of experience in purchasing, procurement, materials planning and/or supply chain in a fast-paced consumer goods and/or manufacturing environment
Hands on experience in MRP, ERP and/or systems specifically related to inventory control, materials requirements planning, item master, demand planning, and production planning
Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders in all levels of the organization
Ability to build strong relationships with external suppliers and vendors with an emphasis on trust and communication