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Senior Materials Buyer

  • ID: 461747
  • Posted: 3/23/2020
  • Location: Tualatin, OR
  • Category: Admin - Administrative
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 12 + Months


Acara Solutions has 2 openings for Sr level Materials Buyer for manufacturing client in Tualatin OR.
Reviews and analyzes purchase requisitions. Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning and engineering
departments to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner. Processes purchase requisitions, purchase change
orders and requests for quotes to suppliers. Responsible for procurement business system data input and integrity; creates
and maintains bills of material and parts/commodities numbers in supply chain management or other enterprisewide systems.
Participates in maximizing the procurement teams' changes, part parameters; quote table maintenance, supplier database
information, error report analysis, and part number/supplier code information. Performs cost analysis and volume planning
for major commodities (e.g., materials, components, equipment and services). Monitors the cost, schedule and scope of assigned
subcontracts to negotiate highest quality at best value. Develops new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are no longer
competitive. May recommend cost saving proposals including make-versus-buy analysis or alternative sourcing. Interacts closely
with suppliers and QA to resolve quality issues. Works with management to address all aspects of commodity management, including
procurement support, commodity business plans, market trends assessment, pricing, and product availability. Requires domestic or
global expertise of assigned commodities.
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications: Minimum 5 years manufacturing materials purchasing experience.  Minimum 3 years MRP system use.

Preferred Skills / Qualifications: Minimum 3 years experience with SAP

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron?s strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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