JVT Advisors

Sr. Buyer

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Location: Southaven, Mississippi 38671
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

Contract Length:  6 months with possibility of becoming a full-time, permanent employee

Job Summary:  Plans, organizes, and executes the procurement of products and services in accordance with purchasing and inventory guidelines. Negotiates supply and price agreements, establishing sources of supply, conducting value analyses, processing stocked and non-stocked purchase orders, tracking PO’s deliveries and inventories. Processes problem resolutions for vendor, deliveries and payables’ discrepancies.

  • Reorders inventory on a national and warehouse level based on inventory targets, system reorder parameters, and distribution planning techniques.
  • Seeks and evaluates sources of supply for new products/services, alternate sources for existing products. Present new suppliers for approval.
  • Negotiate contracts or agreements with approved sources to ensure delivery of specified products in the appropriate quantities, at the scheduled times, at the proper locations, at the best overall cost available to the company.

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2 – 5 years’ related experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent directly related work experience.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization exists.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with PCs and Microsoft Office applications.

Michael Liuzza

Principal Recruiter

As a Senior Recruiter, Michael Liuzza brings almost a decade of sourcing and hiring experience to the JVT team. In his current role, Michael is responsible for full lifecycle recruiting, partnering with JVT's Contract Recruiting Team to match superior available talent with career building opportunities.

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