Warren Averett Staffing & Recruiting is seeking an experienced Buyer who will purchase equipment, materials, supplies, and services. You will research vendors and wholesalers to determine which products meet our needs, then negotiate with the supplier to obtain a fair price. Our ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience in a similar Buyer or Procurement position in a manufacturing company.

Responsibilities:

  • Secure product samples, photos, and descriptions for departments if required
  • Review quotes and secures the most competitive bids
  • Purchase commodities and services to meet specialized or complex needs
  • Make purchase decisions in accordance with company procedures and regulations
  • Analyze purchase requisitions and review for accuracy and completion
  • Cultivate new sources for supplies and products
  • Identify and select vendors and suppliers using criteria such as quantity and quality of commodities, price, and delivery date

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics, or related field preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in a purchasing role
  • Comprehensive knowledge of commodities in the area of specialization
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills

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