The primary responsibility of the Buyer is to manage the entire supply chain for the assigned commodities including: development of commodity strategies for the food and beverage area, selection of suitable suppliers, negotiations to ensure best-in-class pricing, analysis of total cost of ownership, summary of procurement recommendation, supplier follow up, and management reporting.
4-month contract, F&B Buyer Experience, Advanced Experience in ARIBA.
Specific Position Requirements: Minimum BA/BS degree required in a related field or an equivalent experience, with an MBA preferred. Minimum 2 years’ experience in Purchasing or a related field.
MUST BE HAVE ADVANCED ARIBA EXPERIENCE
- Ability to perform complex analysis for supplier and material contracts, develop long range commodity plans, streamline operational procedures, perform continuous improvement activities, recommend and establish inventory levels, and present project reports to senior management.
- Knowledge of financial and cost management, PO and contract management, and spreadsheet analysis.
- Skills with Microsoft Office Suites and spreadsheets are essential.