Our client, a growing Brooklyn based Medical device and supply company is seeking a buyer to serve as their vendor and customer contact.
You will be charged with fielding incoming customer requests and sourcing items quickly based on the best value, price and shipping options, etc. You will also evaluate the breadth of different products and vendor options, providing input to management regarding various purchasing options and maintaining vendor relationships. The successful candidate will have excellent decision making and analytical skills. You should be comfortable with problem solving and "thinking outside the box."
The successful candidate will:
Be proficient with spreadsheet / Excel analysis to evaluate and track pricing, delivery time, credit, quality, reliability of vendors etc.
Have at least 2-3 years of solid buying / purchasing experience and is proficient with purchasing a wide variety of items with multiple vendors.
Be responsible, disciplined and organized; qualities which are ESSENTIAL for this role.
Have good customer facing skills, communication skills and an energetic personality as this position requires a lot of interface with customers, vendors and management.
Have experience in the field of medical devices (preferred, not required).
This position has room for growth and great upside potential.