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Assistant Buyer

Company: Wood
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the worlds most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

We offer competitive salaries along with a complete benefits package including: medical, vision, & dental coverage, 401K Matching, Educational Reimbursement, and a variety of Training and Development Programs to help you develop the skills you need to succeed in your chosen career path.

Role Overview

Wood Automation and Controls is currently recruiting for an Assistant Buyer to join our team in Warren, MI. The candidate will join a dynamic group and works to support the buyer with all procurement-related tasks. This position requires a self-motivated individual able to perform assigned tasks with minimal supervision.

The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed.

Performs related duties as required by company QOS Policies, Procedures and Instructions. Creates and places Purchase Orders to meet requirements from approved EBM's and Purchase Requisitions. Attends weekly Production Meeting and provides status information for purchased material. Obtains competitive quotations for material when possible and where appropriate, to ensure that we are getting the lowest possible material prices that meet the required material due dates. Performs Purchase Order follow up to ensure that delivery dates promised by vendors are met. Expedites material when required to meet the requirements of our engineers and our customers. Arranges for material to be shipped direct to customers or job sites, as requested. Follows up with vendor and engineer that material was received. Evaluate vendors to meet QOS requirements. Arranges for repair or return of defective and extra material. Reconciles differences in Vendor Invoices and our Purchase Orders. Approves payment of vendor invoice. Assists with annual physical inventory Assists Shop Supervisor in ordering "stock" consumable materials to support production. Orders office supplies from signed/approved Purchase Requisitions. Creates and manages Purchase Orders. Monitors inventory. Works with vendors to track material for requested delivery dates.

Skills / Qualifications

Must have minimum of (2) years customer relations experience Strong verbal and written communication skills are required Experience as a buyer is preferred, but not required for entry level into this classification Training in electronics and electrical control panels components is preferred, but not mandatory Working experience with Microsoft Office applications is required Applicant must have appropriate experience to demonstrate specific related technical knowledge and ability Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required

CEC Controls is a Wood Automation and Controls company

If you believe you have the necessary knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to succeed in this position, then we would like to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws.

By submitting your resume, you consent to Wood plc sharing this information within its divisions in order to identify other employment opportunities for which you may be suitable.

Keywords: Wood, Royal Oak , Assistant Buyer, Other , Royal Oak, Michigan

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