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Jr. Buyer

 

Position Summary:

Arvato Supply Chain Solutions is hiring for a Jr Buyer to join our growing team!  In this role, you will assist the Sr Buyer procurement functions related to the purchasing of materials and supplies, while maintaining accurate and detailed records.  Using your strong analytical abilities and problem solving skills, you will also be responsible for sourcing, initiating and negotiating material purchases, spot buys when appropriate, just in time inventory, while keeping excess inventory a minimum.   

 

Overall Responsibilities:  

  • Purchase orders placement with select suppliers
  • Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers
  • Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data
  • Participate in weekly/monthly procurement meetings
  • Inventory management
  • Month end invoice reconciliation
  • Reporting
  • Partner with internal departments on needs and requirements
  • Report issues regarding vendor product quality, dependability, and service issues
  • Continual process improvements and solution base thinker

 

Job Requirements:  

  • At least 1 years of experience in procurement or similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

 

Preferred Skills and Key Traits:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with Excel, Word, Visio, Power Point, and Outlook
  • SAP experience a must!
  • Able to interact with all levels of employees, management, external and internal customers
  • Organizational and planning skills, including ability to: prioritize work, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set personal goals and enforce personal deadlines, while maintaining flexibility to reassess and prioritize goals

About our company:
Arvato - the spirit of solutions!

We at Arvato provide a comprehensive range of services and solutions to our business partners in the consumer electronics, high-tech, telecommunication, networking and industrial sectors. With more than five decades of experience and our global footprint we create value for our customers and ensure that they are well equipped for the challenges of their markets.

Arvato is a part of Arvato AG/ Bertelsmann, an internationally networked outsourcing provider. More than 65,000 employees design and implement solutions for all kinds of business processes across integrated service chains, for business customers from around the world. Its portfolio includes all services related to the creation and distribution of printed materials and digital storage media, as well as data management, customer care, CRM services, supply-chain management, digital distribution, financial services, professional and custom IT services, and the direct-to-customer distribution of educational media. Arvato is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA.

Arvato is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Company: Arvato Digital Services LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: Wisconsin 

City: Pleasant Prairie 

Postal Code: 53158 

Job ID: 167381

Date:  Oct 14, 2021
Location: 

Pleasant Prairie, WI, US, 53158


Nearest Major Market: Kenosha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

Job Segment: Procurement, Telecom, Telecommunications, ERP, Purchasing, Operations, Technology, Finance

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