Buyer - Garden Grove, CA

Buyer

Firm is a dynamic sales platform that provides unique products and services for both businesses and consumers in the cannabis industry.  We are a dynamic and fast paced team working in an industry that is moving exceptionally quick. You will thrive in this environment if you seek a role where you want to have direct influence over the growth of our company, have an eagerness to learn, be a team player and willingness to be proactive.  If so, we want to hear from you!

Job Summary

 

We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated Buyer to join our team in Garden Grove, CA that will be willing to take on the responsibility of purchasing for assigned vendors. This individual would be responsible for pro-actively seeking purchase order cost reductions, obtaining pricing for quote requests from sales, working closely with Director of Supply Chain to enhance cost savings and operational efficiencies to support Sales and Corporate Initiatives.

 

Receives Direction From:

 

Director of Supply Chain

 

Provides Direction to:

 

No supervisory responsibilities

 

 

Examples of Essential Functions:

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

  • Manage stocking and non-stocking vendor replenishment related activities to ensure proper stocking levels

  • Review assigned vendors and maintain the correct balance of inventory, according to parameters established by Director of Supply Chain, to optimize inventory turns and minimize stock outs

  • Maintain proactive communication with vendors to effectively manage purchase orders and ensure on-time delivery

  • Work on other projects and tasks as directed by the Director of Supply Chain

  • Review slow moving inventory and provide analysis to management for evaluation and action

  • Communicate any supply-related concerns to ensure there is no disruption in the supply chain

  • Work closely with the Sales team and promptly react to any special requirements or quotes

  • Benchmarking and working on yearly cost savings initiatives

  • Resolve any discrepancies in quantities, delivery, cost, and quality. Report all issues within parameters set by the Director of Supply Chain

  • Maintain supplier price sheets & terms, as required

  • Report any price increase proposals from suppliers and support department with preparation and completion of supplier negotiations

  • Set up new part numbers in the system, on demand, as needed for new item creation requirements

 

Qualifications Guidelines

 

Education/training/experience:

 

  • 4+ years' experience

  • Previous experience in Supply chain working with overseas supplier is a MUST

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • General understanding of the supply chain including vendor management, and inventory management.

  • Bilingual in Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin) is a plus

  • Strong analytical, data-driven thinking and pro-active

  • Self-motivated to learn and contribute to the success of the team

  • Works well in a fast paced, deadline driven environment

  • Bachelor's Degree

 

 

Physical Standards: (These are examples, please only include the necessary physical requirement bullets, or feel free to add one if you need to)

  • This position requires frequently sitting, standing, reaching, walking, and operating a computer

  • Must have finger dexterity, ability to use keyboard/ten key

  • Able to participate in the environments standing, moving onsite at events and tradeshow

  • This position requires frequently sitting, standing, reaching, walking, and handling/grasping of materials

  • Constantly sitting, standing, walking, and operating a computer workstation

  • This position may rarely require kneeling, bending, squatting

  • Must have finger dexterity, ability to use keyboard/ten key

  • Reach, stoop and lift office files, records or reports, typically weighing 20 pounds or less

  • Ability to push/pull up to 50 pound

  • Ability to lift to 50 pounds

  • Reasonable accommodations will be considered which would allow the employee to perform the essential functions of this job

Member Login
Welcome, (First Name)!

Forgot? Show
Log In
Enter Member Area
My Profile Not a member? Sign up. Log Out