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Jr. Buyer in Disputanta, VA at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 3/8/2019

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Job Description

  • Works with routine, low maintenance, proven suppliers (no price negotiation skills required)
  • Assures proper, systemic data is correct in the JDE operating system
  • Assures via various methods that product is delivered accurately and in a timely manner
  • Monitors various system generated reports
  • Researches and resolves invoices and receipt discrepancies
  • Attends suppliers meetings as required
  • Handles documentation for return to vendor discrepant receipts
  • Researches and resolves QA discrepant receipt reports
  • Researches and processes documentation for submission of part discontinuance (ECR)
  • Assists in documentation and sample preparation for off-shore, low cost sources via HK office
  • Works on other projects as assigned by management

Job Requirements

  • Strong automotive/automotive parts background with prior hands on experience
  • Prior experience in purchasing, materials or distribution areas
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong problem solving skills; strong mathematics aptitude
  • Exemplary attendance required
  • Strong interpersonal skills; must be able to work in a team environment
  • Self-starter, highly motivated, works without constant supervision
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint)
  • Ability to learn and process JDE query programs; strong data processing skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skill set required (significant phone and E-mail work required)
  • Ability to physically evaluate sample submissions for potential cost savings opportunity or second line use
  • Ability to use internet as information source
  • Review catalogues (printed or on line)as additional source data
  • Ability to move to Buyer II level in 24 – 36 months


  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) or equivalent in business, finance, engineering or related field
  • GPA 3.0 or better


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