Buyer 3 – Global Procurement (Rock Springs, WY)
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.
These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy.
We currently have a Buyer position available at our facility in Rock Springs, WY.
The Rock Springs resource-rich area offers affordable housing and excellent high desert recreation. SUMMARY The Buyer is responsible for proper vendor selection, sourcing, accurate and prompt transaction processing as well as problem resolution for select procurement activities. This role is responsible for all aspects of the purchase transaction. Additionally, the Buyer 3 resolves transactional vendor quality complaints and measures key supplier performance metrics around pricing, delivery, and quality. At the direction of Category Manager, the Buyer will engage in simple sourcing activities and will perform simple vendor negotiations. RESPONSIBILITIES Sourcing: Responsible for all proper vendor selection, sourcing, accurate and prompt transaction processing as well as problem resolution. At direction of Category Manager, buyer will engage in simple sourcing activities and will perform simple vendor negotiations.Purchasing Transaction: Responsible for all aspects of the purchase transaction. Conversion of requisitions to PO, expediting of critical purchases, managing approved vendor lists, and ensuring pricing accuracy.Vendor and Complaint Resolution: Resolves transactional vendor quality complaints such as missing documentation, improper quantity, minor quality issues, late delivery etc. Buyer measures key supplier performance metrics around pricing, delivery, and quality.Data Analysis: Works with A/P and master data management teams to ensure vendor data is up to date and accurate.Training: Provides training and support for internal Simplot stakeholders regarding use of ERP systems and procurement work flows to expedite purchasing of goods and services.Documentation: Establishes and maintains Buy Card that documents contracted pricing, preferred vendors, key terms and conditions and any transaction specific notes.Invoice Reconciliation and Received not Vouchered: Responsible for resolving any issues of this nature on all POSs associated with your queues or as assigned.Drives Process Improvements to our Customers and development of Invoice Exception process to eliminate them.REQUIREMENTS 5 or more years of experience working in ERP systems Oracle, SAP etc. Purchasing, Planning or WarehousingCPSM strongly preferredService line specific skill sets: JDE, Agvance, ERP buy systems knowledge, Microsoft Excel/Word Knowledge and understanding of at least one Simplot Business Unit Purchasing processWritten communication skillsCombination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position. HOW TO APPLY Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID #3764 Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above.
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