Buyer (0463-CAB)
Nordson Corporation - Carlsbad, CA

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Responsible for obtaining materials, components, equipment, and services. Performs planning and purchasing of material for major product lines. Acquires and maintains technical understanding of products purchased. Develops new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are inadequate. Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing, service and engineering departments to maintain inventory at planned levels. As required, monitors the cost, schedule, and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure best quality at best value. Recommends cost saving proposals.Specific responsibilities: Purchase parts per MRP plan with minimal production shortages and excess inventory Responsible for cross-bidding Develop suppliers to improve their performance Provides quick response to shortages Process discrepant material Responsible for supplier qualifications, audits, and reviews Expand electronic Kan Ban delivery system Maintain documentation and SOX compliance Implement Engineering Change Orders Research and resolve receiving and invoicing issues Purchase material per discreet requisitions Assist and back up other buyers as required Manage supplier Risk Propagate use of SCC web portal amongst supply base
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business or related field CPM, CPIM or other professional certifications in Purchasing or Materials Management is desired Minimum 4 years related experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment. May consider additional experience in lieu of education or professional certifications.Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Experience with an MRP/ERP system required, experience with Dataflo a plus Experience in a supplier Kanban system a plus Sound understanding of Purchasing practices across various commodities Excellent communication skills High attention to detail and strong organizational skills Strong negotiating skills Team player

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Nordson Corporation delivers precision technology solutions to help customers succeed worldwide. The company engineers, manufactures and...