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Buyer

Company: Mermet
Location: Cowpens
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

*Buyer *Location: Mermet facility in Cowpens, South Carolina*About Mermet: *Mermet was founded in 1951 and joined the Hunter Douglas family of companies in 2005. Hunter Douglas is the established worldwide design leader and most sought-after name in custom window fashions and a major manufacturer of architectural products. Mermet is a manufacturer of sun control textiles specializing in PVC-coated fiberglass sunscreen fabrics. We take pride in creating long term relationships with team members and customers alike. Mermet fabrics deliver extraordinary quality, style and unrivaled functionality while also providing technologically advanced solutions to everyday practical needs, such as managing natural light, heat reflection, sound absorption and much more.Mermet has always been a home for innovative thinkers. Our culture is one of innovation that attracts the best and the brightest. We pride ourselves as a group of passionate and creative individuals continuously seeking out new and novel ways to advance our company, our industry and our employees. With numerous benefits encouraging wellness and growth, Mermet regards its people as its most valuable resource.*About the Role: *This role will suit a business professional who is driven and detail oriented and thrives in a fast paced environment, with the strong interpersonal skills to build relationships with suppliers. This role will coordinate with personnel across all departments to coordinate purchasing of products to maintain inventory to keep up with production goals. Key responsibilities for this role will include processing purchase orders, tracking delivery of goods and reviewing inventory levels via cycle count analysis.*Key Functions and Responsibilities: ** Review inventory levels of various products and process Purchase Orders to maintain proper quantities on hand according to established inventory level.* Process purchase requisitions from various departments into the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, and report estimated arrival dates to the purchase requestor* Build strong relationship with vendors* Work with warehouse staff to conduct and analyze cycle count results* Perform end of month counts of production area inventory and make adjustments when necessary* Maintain stock of office supplies* Coordination of vendors to maintain sufficient supply* Communication of any delays or issues with shipments to Supply Chain Manager* Additional tasks assigned by supervisor*Key Qualifications Include: ** Strong communication skills, both written and verbal* Critical thinking and negotiation skills* Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously* Good organizational skills* Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel)*Education (required): ** Associate's degree in Business or a minimum of 5 years of related work experience.*Work Schedule & Travel: ** 40+ hours per week, M - F, 8:00am to 5:00 pm at the Mermet facility. A two day per week, remote (work from home) schedule is available based upon business needs.*LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES*A Leader at Mermet displays these characteristics:*Adaptability/Flexibility/Responsiveness -- *Maintains an optimistic/positive outlook, responding constructively when presented with challenge or change*Business Savvy -- *Aligns organizational structure, systems, processes and talent to achieve desired results*Communication Skills -- *Encourages employees to feel free to openly share their thoughts and feelings.*Critical Thinking - *Anticipates events and potential problems before they arise.*Decision Making/Judgment -- *Applies knowledge of procedures and values when making decisions.*Driving Change - *Initiates/promotes continuous learning and improvement efforts throughout the organization.*Driving Strategic Direction - *Communicates/motivates others about the mission, vision, and core values.*Empowering Others -- *Involves others in problem solving, decision making and planning processes.*Engenders Trust -- *Demonstrates and practices high standards of personal and professional integrity.*Equal Opportunity Employment*Updated: September 9, 2022Job Type: Full-timePay: $45,000.00 - $55,000.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Employee discount* Flexible schedule* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Parental leave* Referral program* Retirement plan* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shiftSupplemental pay types:* Bonus payAbility to commute/relocate:* Cowpens, SC 29330: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Education:* Associate (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Mermet, Gastonia , Buyer, Other , Cowpens, North Carolina

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