Arlington, TX |
WinSystems is seeking a seasoned candidate for the position of Senior Buyer at our corporate headquarters in Arlington, TX. WinSystems manufactures and distributes Engineered Embedded Solutions driving the innovative technology products of tomorrow with our industrial computers, I/O modules, power supplies, and custom designs.
The Senior Buyer purchases according to assessed actual and forecasted demand, procuring the highest quality components at the most cost effective pricing, while meeting company financial, quality, and delivery standards. This integral, sole-contributor role requires strong customer service orientation and relationship building skills including cooperation, collaboration and trust to develop and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Critical thinking and organizational skills are crucial to success in this position.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Place purchase orders for the company, based on requisitions, and identified component demand.
Track order status and communicate effectively with suppliers to ensure continuity of supply.
Communicate with suppliers regarding supply chain activities; including price and terms negotiation, risk assessment, EOL, and product change issues.
Collaborate with internal stakeholders regarding forecasting, ordering, and delivery issues.
Utilize ERP system to generate reports for monitoring purchase activity and decision-making.
Champion continuous process improvement and cost reduction initiatives.
Responsible for optimal component inventory level; in support of financial targets, production requirements, and finished product delivery performance.
The ideal candidate will possess 3-5 yrs. experience in a lead purchasing role; with experience in purchasing electronics components.
Electronics manufacturing, distributor, broker or related industry/channels experience preferred
Must be energetic and self-driven, with a high sense of urgency and accountability.
Must possess strong critical thinking and organizational skills
Excellent communication, collaboration, consultative, and negotiation skills
Demonstrated expertise with an MRP system, and Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, Word).
WinSystems offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance; company paid life and disability insurance; 401(k); paid holidays and PTO. WinSystems is an Employee-Owned company and thereby offers qualified employees participation in the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).