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Matrix Home Solutions

This is a Full-time position in Livonia, MI posted May 8, 2021.

We are seeking a driven and detail-oriented Buyer to assist our purchasing manager in procuring materials and goods for our construction projects. Your responsibilities will include processing purchase orders, tracking orders, creating and maintaining an inventory, and quality assurance. The buyer will work with staff across departments to forecast the needs of the business and make purchase decisions based on demand.

Assistant Buyer Responsibilities:

  • 5+ years purchasing; knowledge of methods and techniques used in supply chain
  • 3+ years of MRP Experience
  • Prepare and process RFQ’s and Purchase Orders for the procurement of materials and supplies needed for production.
  • Obtains, and analyzes quotes to ensure the best costs, payment terms and delivery options.
  • Expedites purchase orders and requests from internal customers as needed.
  • Support engineering and sales teams in obtaining RFQ’s.
  • Drive cost savings through continuous improvement.
  • Work with vendors and internal team(s) on defective goods or services to determine root case and corrective actions.
  • Responsible for resolving shortages and issues with suppliers.
  • Monitor, track, and provide feedback on supplier’s performance, delivery and quality.
  • Perform monthly supplier evaluations, KPI’s
  • Support Accounts Payable in resolving invoice discrepancies.
  • Track incoming orders to ensure accuracy.
  • Maintain Internal Inventory/Supplier Databases (Vendors, Quantities, Discounts).
  • Ensure product/item file integrity.
  • Communicate timelines with our inside/field teams to ensure all products arrive in good condition and timely.
  • Identifying opportunities for operational enhancements and efficiency.

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Job Requirements:

  • Buy based on buyer negotiations
  • Identify sourcing opportunities based on spend through the buyer-assisted process
  • Send all new purchase orders to vendors
  • Provide feedback to strategic buyer on supplier performance for new or expired contract negotiations
  • Performing all buyer functions within delegated or assigned authority
  • Creating purchase orders and stock transfer orders from purchase requisitions
  • Develop new suppliers where current suppliers are
  • Initiate purchase orders for required product based upon inventory levels
  • Analyze past buyer trends, sales records, price and quality of merchandise to determine value and yield
  • Develop strategic supplier relationships with suppliers
  • Assist category buying director in leading the development of the category buying strategy and vision for retail stores and website across multiple product types
  • Informing buying staff of new opportunities or issues
  • Sent from a buyer to a BA for processing into internal systems
  • Setting up purchase orders for new programs
  • Execute delivery commitments through purchase orders and work orders
  • Execute sales margin and inventory plans
  • Ensuring stores remain in stock on seasonal product
  • Lead and develop the purchasing/buyer team
  • Support projects to streamline the Procurement process
  • Develop and maintain a buying network