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Buyer

Company: Personify
Location: Boulder
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

Personify, a nationally recognized and awarded recruiting firm, is hiring a Buyer for our client, a leader in quality control and compliance solutions, based in Lakewood, CO. Essential Duties Core duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: - The procurement of raw materials to support product lines from direct suppliers who have been selected through the quality system process. - Manages costs to best applied standards and negotiates best cost solution while maintaining the best possible quality. - Selects the best supplier who will provide the service or material required in support of all production and maintenance operations. Manages suppliers through the Gyro - Supplier Management process in support of ISO and FDA rules and regulations. - Provides feedback on the performance of a supplier by monitoring on-time delivery, pricing, and quality expectations. - Provides project management for tasks that require New Product introduction activities, and new system data base tools. - Ensures that Excel spreadsheets, drawings, Gerber files, and any other necessary information are provided to the supplier when asking them to provide a competitive quotation. - Be available to answer any questions, or provide technical support when needed by a supplier. Professional Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The categories listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience: - Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. CPM from accredited organization. APICS training. Project management Skills - APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPM) (CPIM) - APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: - Must be highly self-motivated and have the desire to be completely responsible for own work - Must be detailed oriented and able to multitask. - Experience working across multi-functional teams - Ability to self-manage personal productivity improvements and ensure team collaboration CRM/ERP (experience with NetSuite a plus) - Effective communication skills, excellence in driving teamwork, humility, and ambition - Ability to travel domestically if required This position is an Individual Leader focused on individual accountability, teamwork, and cross-functional collaboration. Leadership by example at every level. Proactive daily management. Expectations: Pillar #1 - Measure What Matters - Customer Centric & Game Plan - Demonstrates a deep understanding of customer needs based on first-hand, fact-based information/observation. Able to clearly articulate how best to address the customers' needs. Understands how work impacts customers. Dedicated to exceeding customer expectations. Seeks and uses customer information to improve products, services, and processes. - Critical Few - Balance urgency and importance. Adapts to changing needs and prioritizes investment of time toward the greatest impact. - Clear Direction and Buy In - Simplifies deep domain expertise, enabling broader team understanding and ability to contribute/build upon shared insights. - Stretch Goals That Drive Innovation - Sets goals that stretch self and team. Balances ability to commitment time/resources with aspirations. Pillar #2 - Empower Teams - Ownership at Point of Impact - Supports team development. Constantly on the lookout for potential talent additions to the team. Create an environment of ownership by the team at the point of impact. Front line ownership and accountability both individual and team objectives. - Coach vs. Direct - Understands and subscribes to goals and converts to action without step by step direction. Open minded and nimble. Vocalize and learn from mistakes as an opportunity for growth and improvement. Demonstrates concern for value of others. Listens well and is genuinely interested in win/win solutions. - Fact Based Decisions - Understand personal metrics and how they align with overall company performance and strategy. Set the example of prioritization according to the decision-making and problem-solving principles. - Proactive and Urgent - Relentlessly identifies the critical few and prioritizes them. Expeditiously brings complete closure. Turns strategies/opportunities into actionable plans. Inquisitive and curious. Effectively manages personal time with business priorities. Pillar #3 - Steadily Improve - Seeks a Better Way - Proactively makes recommendations for improvement and engages fully in Daily Management. Driven by winning and success! Holds themselves accountable for results and celebrate successes Actively and effectively participates in Kaizen teams. - Problem Solve to Root Cause - Balance urgency and importance. Adapts to changing needs and prioritizes investment of time toward the greatest impact. Correctly defines and scopes complex problems. Looks beyond obvious symptoms and drives to root cause using discipline and logic. Leverage A3 Thinking and problem-solving tools as an important team contributor. Be methodical and comprehensive, drive to the details for good Gemba analysis. Willingness to iterate to arrive at root cause. Don't cut corners. - Experiment - Views current state as experimental; continuously seeks and shares areas of improvement. Balances planned execution with ability to communicate with valuable market feedback to management. - Bias for Action - Balances fact-based decision making with learning-by-doing. Be proactive! Show comfort with experimentation to validate concepts vs. waiting for 100% certainty. Views failures as learning opportunities. Pillar #4 - Always Learn - High Expectations - Sets goals that stretch self and team. Balances ability to commitment time/resources with aspirations. - Transparent Two-Way Communication - Direct and honest, presents the truth transparently and with respect. Willing to admit mistakes as an opportunity for growth and improvement. Viewed as direct, truthful, and genuine. - Passion for Teaching and Learning and Continuous Feedback - Proactively seeks / provides feedback to develop self and support development of others. Actively pursues new learning opportunities. - Humility and Self Awareness - Open-minded and seeks to understand. Seeks and acts on feedback: both positive and negative. Understand your impact on others. Treats others with respect. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand or sit for extended periods of time. If reasonable, requests regarding ergonomic concerns will be considered. For individuals with disabilities, accommodations may be made to perform the essential functions. Occasional lifting is required. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is a high volume, high energy manufacturing facility that works to meet manufacturing deadlines. An enthusiastic, positive attitude is highly encouraged and conducive to a productive successful atmosphere. Common sense judgments and problem solving is desirable. Must have the ability to handle repetitious and tedious job functions. A typical office environment comprises the bulk of the work environment for this position. At times it may be necessary to perform work in the office setting. The noise level in the work environment is moderately quiet. Compensation: Salary, incentive bonuses, and equity will be offered commensurate with the successful candidate's experience and qualifications. Range: $64,000-79,000

Keywords: Personify, Boulder , Buyer, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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