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Company: Prime Matter Labs
Location: Torrance
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWho we are:Prime Matter Labs is a profitable and established personal care product manufacturer with over 35 years of experience formulating, compounding, and filling products for some of the most successful and respected brands in the world.We exist to bring better products to the world by empowering our customers to bring their ideas to life. We strive to be their most valuable partner, delivering a level of efficiency, service, and support unmatched in the industry.What we are looking for:We are looking for a Buyer who will report to the Procurement Manager and supports the site in sourcing, negotiating, and buying of goods, materials and services to meet the Company's operational requirements while taking into account price, quality and delivery ensure continuity of supply.Essential Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
  • Ensure continuous supply of required goods and materials and communicate any supply problems which may pose a risk or impact on business operations
  • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers
  • Research and evaluate areas of opportunity and reduce costs where possible
  • Deliver updates and reports when required
  • Develop creative and innovative procurement processes
  • Review opportunities to make business savings utilizing negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods
  • Assess and evaluate suppliers and undertake performance reviews to ensure contract compliance and manage performance improvement activities
  • Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships
  • Explore alternate sources for goods and materials
  • Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery or invoice issues People management
  • Attend meetings and update others on issues or concerns, in particular when there is a risk which could prevent the organization meeting customer demands or where there are over capacity concerns
  • Support product change requests and review and communicate the impact on capacity plans
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and ensure good communications Self Management awareCompetencies:
    • Proven purchasing experience, preferably within an liquid cosmetic, OTC or manufacturing environment
    • Ability to add value, reduce costs and make business improvements
    • Computer literate, to include advanced Excel skills
    • High level of organization and attention to detail.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Minimum Requirements:
      • Associates Degree in Business degree in related field or combination of education and experience.
      • 3-5 years of purchasing experience in related industry.
        • Contract management and supplier experience
        • Project management experience
        • Strong technical knowledge and understanding of raw material, packaging components and supply chain managementWork Environment: This position works in an office environment. Seldom exposure to fumes, dust or other airborne particles. The position is almost constantly sitting, talking, hearing and listening and standing. Seldom standing, walking, bending/stooping, climbing stairs/ladders and lifting up to 50 lbs.DisclaimerThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not indented to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills required of personnel so classified. The reporting relationship may not reflect the most recent changes to the corporate reporting structure.What we are offering:
          • Competitive compensation package
          • Health, dental, and vision benefits
          • 401K program with company match (up to 5%)
          • The spirit of a startup with the security of an established, profitable industry leaderAt Prime, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We welcome people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences.Powered by JazzHRfUiNCJshnp

Keywords: Prime Matter Labs, Torrance , Buyer, Other , Torrance, California

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