Are you looking for a rewarding career where your contributions truly make a difference? Then this opportunity may be for you. Working at Vispero you will be part of a global team known for being the world’s leading assistive technology providers for the blind and visually impaired. Vispero brands include Enhanced Vision, AI Squared, Freedom Scientific, Optelec, The Paciello Group and Interactive Accessibility. All Vispero brands have a long history of developing innovative solutions that enrich people’s lives by helping them reach their full potential.
As a Buyer /Planner you will have the opportunity to contribute to our overall mission by securing materials, supplies and services at the appropriate quality, fair price point within an acceptable time frame required by our team to operate efficiently.
Skills, Experience, and Competencies
Establish and maintain supplier relationships both externally and internally to ensure company requirements are maintained
Solicit and evaluate proposals for requested components and products
Negotiate favorable terms and conditions with suppliers
Negotiates the lowest possible cost and for the components balanced against the optimum quality and schedule needs
Create and distribute verified accurate purchase orders for goods or services
Track status and report on delays or other issues with purchase orders issued to ensure time schedules are met
Work with engineering to approve alternate sources for cost reduction
Communicate with suppliers
Maintains accurate record retention, per company policy, and work within the company’s established policies and procedures
Works to consolidate purchases to ensure best pricing
Other duties as assigned
Oral & Written Communication
Organization & Planning
Three to Five years’ experience in Procurement.
Minimum Associate Degree or bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Technical school or equivalent work experience.
Experience with manufacturing planning a plus.
APICs certified a plus.
If you have a passion for excellence and want to work with an outstanding team of experts, working in an exciting, challenging, fast paced environment for the world’s leading assistive technology company, please send your resume to email@example.com.