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Senior Buyer

6455 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine, CA · Information Technology
Senior Buyer
The Senior Buyer role will support the Procurement Operations group within the Strategic Sourcing & Procurement organization. The department works closely with internal associates, customers, Buyers and external Suppliers to understand business requirements for goods and services. Under direct supervision, the Senior Buyer supports operational purchasing activities, purchase order processing, office supply fulfillment, and/or e-procurement management.

-Reconciles daily inventory to research deliverables, discrepancies, and investigate system corrections
-Applies corrective action to unacceptable goods/services by determining the root cause and establishes necessary material disposition
-Conducts a daily follow up with Suppliers to determine status of Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MROs) and office supply fulfillment delivery dates
-Provides task support and customer service to Buyers, Procurement team, Suppliers, and associates
-Conducts inter-departmental communication of impactful inventory situations and potential delays in orders/supply areas
-Supports operational procurement activities, including creating/verifying that purchase orders are paid appropriately
-Assists with invoicing issues and reconciliation, expediting materials, cost tracking, and invoice management for procured items
-Manages purchase orders within the SAP system on pricing, delivery status, and quantity
-May be involved with purchasing items on behalf of the Buyer
-May assist with special projects/initiatives, reconciliations, reports, and other Procurement-related tasks as needed
-Demonstrates the ability to identify, assess, respond to, and escalate risks or potential risks encountered through day-to-day activities
-Demonstrates the ability to collaborate and develop/maintain working relationships inside and outside the organization to enable effective completion of business objectives; effective and professional service orientation
-Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills; strong grammar and syntax skills; ability to effectively communicate with a diverse group of associates within and outside of the organization; strong inter-personal skills
-Demonstrates strong detail orientation, process orientation, organizational, and multi-tasking skills; ability to effectively prioritize and manage an unpredictable workload and meet established deadlines
-Requires purchasing knowledge and experience working with Suppliers
-Requires Software, Professional Services Procurement, and MRO experience
-Requires a working knowledge of SAP and Buyer software
-Requires 3-5 years of Buyer and procurement/purchasing experience
-Bachelor’s degree is required
Brenda Callen LeGault
Director of Sales and Client Services
ISC Resources, Inc.
Yorba Linda, CA  92886
Direct 949.458.2157  Cell 714-381-3375

Serving clients since 1984

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