Buyer III in St. Augustine, FL at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 10/31/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

* Responsible for planning and procuring supplies, raw materials and equipment required to support manufacturing in a fast-paced environment. Supply chain activities using sound ethics and business practices

* Process orders, change orders and order acknowledgements daily using MRP system and related ancillary data sources and analyses developed for this activity, including other databases and spreadsheets
* Understand inventory control principles, processes and the impact of inventory to the financial health of the company
* Coordinate purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning, engineering and quality to acquire material in a cost effective and timely manner
* Review supplier bids/quotes and negotiate terms to ensure lowest cost of acquisition, including price, delivery, quality and responsiveness
* Work actively to identify, engage and manage relationships with suppliers capable of meeting company requirements relative to cost, delivery, service and quality
* Select and/or recommend suppliers based upon analysis and monitor their performance
* Maintain records and systems consistent with a professional approach to purchasing activities
* Participate in process improvement activities, Kaizen, Sigma Activities and other special projects as assigned
* Regular and predictable on-site attendance

*Other duties as required in support of the department and the company*

* Upon commencement, this role will directly manage an entry-level buyer.
* Management responsibility over direct reports may expand or evolve based on business needs and team structure.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is performed in a normal office environment with minimal physical risks involved. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all of our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

* Clear ANSI Z87.1 safety rated glasses are required for the job when in the manufacturing areas
* PPE is provided by the employer

This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
* Extensive and specialized knowledge of commodities, market pricing, and purchasing practices
* Excellent interpersonal skills in both oral and written form
* Professional appearance and attitude. Ability to establish and maintain relationships with suppliers
* Self-directed with effective decision-making skills and judgment resulting in positive outcomes
* Demonstrated SAP and computer skills
* Able to prioritize and perform multiple tasks in a high pace and responsive environment.
* Possess a sense of urgency to meet customer expectations

* Bachelor's degree in business, Materials or Supply Chain Management or equivalent experience
* Minimum of 5 years progressively responsible purchasing or materials experience in an electronic manufacturing environment
* Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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