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 the Jr Buyer/ Planner for Enhanced Vision 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
Oral & Written Communication
Organization & Planning
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 for components balanced against optimum quality and scheduled supply requirements.
Create and distribute verified accurate purchase orders for goods or services
Track status and report on issues such as purchase order delays to ensure time schedules are being 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
Three years’ experience in Procurement.
Minimum Associate Degree or technical school preferred 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.