Robert Half Accountemps Buyer in San Jose, California

Robert Half Strategic Accounts is assisting a Fortune 500 company with a Buyer Position in the San Jose Area. This is a long term opportunity with growth potential within the organization. To apply immediately please email your resume in Word format to Responsibilities • Initiates purchase orders and arranges for submission and inspection of sample products as required. • Executes purchase plan and purchase requirements. • Coordinates shipments with suppliers and updates shipping schedules. • Monitors production plan to identify backorders and stock outs; Takes necessary action to ensure production is met and to minimize stock shortages. • Provides suppliers with 12-month moving forecasts. • Secures and analyzes quotations; negotiates prices and terms with suppliers; and recommends suppliers with respect to cost, quality, and delivery competitiveness for assigned responsibilities. • Interviews and confers with current and prospective suppliers to determine supply capabilities, transportation logistics inventory control and management, negotiates prices and delivery terms with guidance from management. • Answers internal questions relating to the availability of product. • Performs other similar and related duties as required.

Skills • Requires strong organizational and time management skills and close attention to detail. • Able to effectively manage multiple priorities and respond quickly to inquiries. • Exceptional computer skills. • Must be highly collaborative and able to work in a team based environment. • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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