Regional Buyer

Regional Buyer

Trulite Glass and Aluminum Solutions | Lithia Springs, GA, US
Salary Range:$37,000 – $49,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 13 days ago

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(Must have glass industry experience)

salary range: $60,000 - $65,000

Trulite is HIRING NOW!We are looking for aBuyer to support our Lithia Springs, GA location.

The Buyer is responsible for purchasing specific direct and indirect materials, effectively managing material inventory and ensuring that supply commitments and business needs are met. This procurement professional supports plant operations to clarify needs, evaluate and/or determine suppliers, generate and place orders and manage ongoing supplier interactions on behalf of branch and regional operations. As a key member of the procurement team, the incumbent will execute on the group's supply chain objectives.

Who You Are:

A Supply Chain/Logistics professional with three (3) years of related experience in business, purchasing and operations in glass manufacturing. You haven't met an ERP system you can't tame as of yet!

Skills You Bring:

Demonstrated commitment to achieving the organization's goals and objectives
Prior glass industry purchasing and inventory experience
Excellent ability to partner across the organization; both within the Operation and the Procurement teams as well as cross functionally
Strong prior inventory experience
Strong personal and business ethics
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong negotiation skills and ability to work with suppliers
Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively with a focus on timeliness and responsiveness
Ability to drive change and sell new concepts and approaches through persistence, self-motivation, energy, tenacity, follow-through, and commitment

What you will be doing:

Work with plant operations and within the ERP to effectively purchase and arrange delivery of specific direct materials.
Work with plant operations to clarify specifications, establish source alternatives, increase standardization and otherwise increase value related to purchases.
Work with the procurement team to set reorder points, safety stock and economic order quantities of specific direct materials.
Ensure that purchasing decisions and strategies are aligned with the group's strategic supply chain objectives.
Work with the regional sales and operations team to optimize the inventory strategy; resulting in increased customer service and/or reducing working capital.
Monitor and research order history of similar products purchased to evaluate and track differences in costs, delivery, quality and performance
Work with suppliers, plant operations and the supply chain group to improve the quality and/or performance of products and services, contract management practices, track market conditions, pricing trends, and opportunities to maximize purchasing value.
Support the vendor data management/vendor master maintenance processes through adherence to established payment terms and identifying the need for new or updated data information.

Why Trulite:

Trulite offers the most comprehensive benefit coverage in the industry. We give our employees immediate access to health, dental, vision and life insurance benefits, as well as provide short/long-term disability coverage to protect you financially if injured outside of work.

We are pleased to offer a comprehensive wellness initiative that includes access to a percentage of your pay daily, if needed, and a progressive financial training program.

Stay with us for a year and your 401k employer match is 100% vested and immediately becomes part of your ever improving financial plan. This is also true for those who select and contribute to their Health Savings Account. We match on both employee and family coverage to help cover out-of-pocket expenses and if unused continues to grow until needed. The employer match for your HAS, if you choose to participate, is also vested immediately at 100% improving your financial health.

Trulite bears most of the cost of your benefits. We structured these benefits because we care not only about your physical well-being but your financial health and welfare too. Let us show you why Trulite values you as an employee and how we will help you achieve financial independence.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace and encourage our employees' differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique. #tlgaeast%61683248% %%retail%%