As a Buyer for Sunstar Americas, you will be analyzing and authorizing purchases for MRO materials, select Purchased Finished Goods, and Raw Materials by analyzing prices, expediting deliveries, and resolving discrepancies in price and quantity. This individual will also be responsible for a variety of administrative and staff support activities including but not limited to the support of RFQ activities, maintaining departmental supplier files, gathering supplier data, and ensuring system information is complete and accurate. This position requires a strategically focused individual with a high level of organization, attention to detail and excellent communication with both internal and external customers.
In this position you will use your experience to:
Utilize the standard sourcing process to source, negotiate, and contract to support new projects
Gather and coordinate RFQ and RFP information to obtain oral and written price quotes from vendors
Prepare and analyzes competitive formal bids and requests for proposal
Compares quotes with the specifications and availability of items and places orders
Negotiates with vendors regarding specifications, prices and delivery
Organizes, updates, and retains product information files and purchase order records
Reviews orders for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with existing policies and procedures
Prepare purchase orders through a computerized system and places orders for the purchase of goods and services
The ideal candidate should possess:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field and/or CPM/CPSM Certification
2 -3 years business, technical or quality experience, including experience in sourcing and procurement
Basic knowledge of procurement techniques and principles
Exposure to RFQ/RFP development and execution
Sourcing experience for low complexity commodities
Sunstar offers a highly competitive salary and an excellent benefit package, and significant challenge and opportunity for growth and achievement.
About Sunstar Americas Inc.
Sunstar Americas, Inc., a member of the Sunstar Group of companies, is a global organization headquartered in Switzerland that is a leader in the oral care industry and the manufacturer and distributor of the GUM and Butler Brands. The company serves oral health care professionals and consumers in 90 countries around the world and is driven by a mission to enhance the health and wellbeing of people everywhere.