New York, NY

Posted: 04/24/2019 Industry: Supply Chain Job Number: JMM4.12.2 Pay Rate: to $75K + 5% bonus

This Buyer/Planner is responsible for procuring inventory (raw materials and finished goods) on a cost effective basis in a timely manner, as well as maintaining open communication and a professional relationship with suppliers and customers.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Effectively and professionally communicate with suppliers, customers and co-workers.
  • Enter, receive and expedite purchase orders.
  • Maintain inventory levels.
  • Research, source and present supplier options for new and existing products.
  • determine opportunities for cost savings and ensure competitive pricing.
  • Follow ISO guidelines and maintain.
  • Negotiate and appropriately facilitate price changes.
  • analyze ordering needs.
  • Make recommendations for improvements and streamline opportunities.
  • ensure all deadlines are met.
  • Participate in supplier reviews and audits


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3-5 years in a manufacturing plant
  • Experience generating reports
  • Preferred experience with an ERP system (Syspro a plus)
  • Proven ability to work on multiple tasks while driving results
  • Demonstrated strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Local candidates only 


Joanie Mrozynski
Sr. Recruiter

I am a recruiter with 20 years of experience, currently recruiting Procurement & Supply Chain Management professionals for food and chemical manufacturing companies nationwide. I place professionals at all levels in Supply Chain: Purchasing/Procurement, Sourcing, Planning/Forecasting, Transportation, Logistics, Warehouse.

Whether you are an employer searching for top-notch talent or a candidate looking to change jobs, CPS has a solution for you. With over 40 years of recruiting expertise, the recruiters of CPS have the market and technical knowledge to understand your employment needs. 

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