Senior Buyer

Solana Recruitment Services

supplier relationship, resolve tactical supply chain issues such as back order resolution, open order expediting, lead time management.

Senior Buyer
ABOUT SOLANA RECRUITMENT
Solana Recruitment Services is a true strategic partner in all aspects of search and placement. We bring a wealth of knowledge and success in placing candidates into positions from entry to the C-Level. Our customizable approach to recruitment services helps our partners build their best hiring practices, employee development programs, and retention goals.
It is our passion for search and career placement that really sets us apart. Our goal is to provide a quality hiring and onboarding process to each and every one of our candidates. We will be your advocate from your first interview screen until the day you begin your new opportunity. It is imperative to us that your first experience with our client is a positive one.
ABOUT OUR CLIENT
Our Client has proven artificial intelligence software enables robots that efficiently and accurately extract valuable and recyclable materials from the waste stream. Their technology is improving the recycling industry.  Venture-capital backed and located in desirable Denver, Colorado, our client is a leader in the robotics and artificial intelligence revolution.  We are looking for outstanding new team members to help them grow.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
As we ramp up, we are looking for a highly skilled individual to plan, source and purchase production and engineering material and equipment.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Be the owner of the supplier relationship, resolve tactical supply chain issues such as back order resolution, open order expediting, lead time management, and supplier production issues
  • Plan and order required materials, equipment and services using necessary MRP transactions in support of customer’s goals and expectations
  • Monitor materials pipeline for any potential issues or disruptions and recommend corrective actions
  • Proactively analyze and suggest new strategies to optimize inventory management, procurement and shipping processes.
  • Identify and correct supply chain constraints by acting as liaison between sales, customer success and suppliers.
  • Evaluate and work with suppliers to improve cost, quality, delivery dates and lead time.
  • Interface with other departments to resolve any production affecting materials issues.
  • Collaborate with Engineering on the release of new parts.
  • Drive outsourcing of key sub-assemblies to third party manufacturers.
Qualifications / Knowledge & Experience:
  • Requires a bachelor's degree in business, engineering or a related field
  • 4-6+ years working in a procurement capacity in a high-tech electronics environment managing suppliers to reduce lead time, ensure timely delivery and reduce cost
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of, Excel, Word, and ERP/MRP systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to work and interact with multiple departments throughout the organization.
  • Strong analytical skills and use of data to resolve issues
  • Capable of working independently without direct oversight with high attention to detail
COMPENSATION
  • W2 position with full benefits; medical, dental and vision.
  • Growth opportunities
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY
Solana Recruitment and all of our clients are equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, our clients comply with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.