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Jr. Buyer in Disputanta, VA at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 1/7/2021

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Job Description

  • Job Description and Responsibilities:

    • Analyze and action the requirements of the category of parts assigned, be familiar with product specifications and the use of the SEN process, including aspects of supplier selection, quantity, price and delivery date; while executing tasks in a supplier collaborative environment
    • Issue purchase orders accordingly
    • Follow all written SOP and WI pertinent to job function
    • Follow up with suppliers as necessary as to ensure time delivery, maintenance of established quality requirements while maintaining cost competitiveness
    • Process RTV shipments as required, in compliance with QA and AP process guidelines
    • Monitor various reports as required; Open Order Status Report, Horizon Reports, SBIR scorecards, supplier collaboration and development guidelines, SCM objectives, VMI Programs, as applicable
    • Activity participate in all departmental process improvements; systemic and procedures

Job Requirements

  • Requirements:

    • Highly motivated Self-starter, with ability to function in fast paced team environment
    • Automotive background required.
    • 5 or more years’ experience in a related field (Procurement)
    • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
    • Ability to multi-task with strong follow-up skills required
    • Attention to detail
    • Excellent speaking and writing skills
    • Excellent problems solving skills
    • Prior experience with JDE, SAP or an ERP system preferred.
    • Prior exposure with international suppliers
    • Bi-lingual Chinese; Mandarin, Wu dialect preferred


    • 2 or 4 Year college degree required; focus in Engineering or Automotive related.
    • APICS/CPIM certification or training classes a plus.


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