The Buyer is responsible for purchasing customer specific and Core replenishment inventory to meet service level and inventory investment goals.
Responsible for building maintenance and office / warehouse supplies.
The buyer is responsible for all aspects of daily order management of these materials including procuring, planning, and expediting.
The buyer collaborates with the sales team and customers to insure we have the correct products in the correct quantities to meet all customer requirements for their critical materials.
Buyer supports all new business stocking requests from sales team. Following corporate DOA for
purchases, the buyer exercises considerable latitude in determining when to commit VWR financial
resources. Buyers must use sound judgment in determining immediate objectives and prioritizing
workload and can solve complex problems with innovation and ingenuity.
MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)
QUALIFICATIONS (Education / Training, Experience and Certifications)
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions)
Typically works in an office environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level.
Work assignments are diversified. Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problems. New alternatives may be developed to resolve problems.
A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis.
Minimal physical effort is required. Work is mostly sedentary but does require walking, standing,
bending, reaching, lifting or carrying objects that typically weigh less than 25 lbs.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.
They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
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