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Purchasing Specialist

LuminUltra is currently recruiting for a Purchasing Specialist to join the Supply Chain Team in Baltimore, MD.

Job Description

As a key member of LuminUltra’s Supply Chain Team, reporting to the Director, Supply Chain, the Purchasing Specialist will have the following responsibilities:

  • Ensure on time, on budget and defect free delivery of procured products and services.
  • Analyze category spend / trends and develop and implement cost reduction strategies, involving cross functional teams, to achieve year over year cost reduction goals.
  • Develop and foster strong business relationships with suppliers and internal customers (engineering, production, sales).
  • Increase company’s overall operational efficiency through supplier and transaction consolidation.
  • Drive supplier quality programs and score cards to achieve zero NCR’s on procured products.
  • Administer PO’s ensuring accuracy, completeness of attachments and zero variances on 3 way matching.
  • Ensure 100% compliance with company’s Procurement policies and procedures.
  • Obtain and maintain objective benchmarking of company’s procured costs to ensure company is not competitively disadvantaged.
  • Update and publish weekly delivery status reports.
  • Continuously maintain the integrity of the master item commercial data.
  • Proactively assess, manage, and mitigate supply interruption risks.
  • Negotiate and manage supplier contracts.

Qualifications

As the ideal candidate, you possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • 2-5 years progressive procurement experience.
  • Proficiency in:
    • supplier qualification and development
    • purchasing negotiations and contracting
    • buy analysis and cost out inventiveness
  • Strong analytical and innovative problem solving skills.
  • Strong internal and external customer focus and a desire to achieve win-win results.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Successful track record of meeting / beating project cost of goods budgets.
  • Demonstrated ability to work towards common business and/or team goal, resolve conflicts, communicate well with team and others, and provide and be receptive to feedback.
  • Ability to identify and drive continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office and ERP Systems.
  • Engineering or Business Degree or Diploma preferred.
  • Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) or equivalent.

Application Process

Please submit all applications via email to jobs@luminultra.com and reference the job title Purchasing Specialist.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for initial screening will be contacted.

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