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Senior Buyer

Company: Beauty Quest Group
Location: Stamford
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Beauty Quest Group is a leading integrated manufacturer and marketer of hair care products from branded and private label hair care, color, and styling products to professional salons and specialty retailers.
BQG sells a wide range of hair care products under its own brands, Aquage, RUSK, and One 'n Only, as well as Private Label brands for leading retailers. BQG also provides contract manufacturing services to other leading marketers of hair care and other topical products.
Our amazing team here at Beauty Quest Group is the driving force and foundation of the company. Our thriving culture is based on Creativity, Innovation, Education, and Teamwork.
Your Role
The Senior Buyer has the lead role in the procurement activities related to Raw Materials, with general duties of meeting pricing objectives, ensuring quality and superior customer service and supporting sales objectives and manufacturing schedules with our packaging suppliers. Support and implement strategies developed by the Purchasing organization. Also responsible for the on-going relationship management of packaging suppliers within the portfolio.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Creates Purchase Orders based on Planning requisitions
  • Ensures timely delivery of material to support Production
  • Facilitates resolution of quality issues with appropriate BQG personnel
  • Leverages ERP system in day-to-day function, including the entering/changing pricing into system
  • Manages the on-going relationship of all suppliers within the portfolio
  • Facilitates periodical KPI reviews to make certain that suppliers are providing excellent customer service
  • Responsible for identifying and reporting Cost Savings
  • Identify opportunities for efficiency, cost savings, lead time improvement, communication, etc. through detailed communication with suppliers as well as internal team
  • Screen market for new sources of supply based on cost, quality, capacity, and service
  • Mitigate risk with proactive dual-sourcing, alternative sourcing of high-risk components
    SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND EDUCATION:
    • B.A./B.S. Degree preferred
    • 3-5 years' experience in purchasing, supply chain, or planning roles preferred
    • Advanced personal computer skills including Microsoft Office applications.
    • Excellent Microsoft excel skills required.
    • Strong emphasis on attention to detail
    • Experience with NetSuite is a plus but not required.
    • Good communication skills; written, oral and inter-personal.
    • Must handle frequent interruptions and shifting priorities.
    • Ability to work independently and employ effective time management skills.
    • Must have keen instinct to identify risks and liabilities.
    • Ability to translate analysis into actionable insight

Keywords: Beauty Quest Group, Stamford , Senior Buyer, Other , Stamford, Connecticut

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