Solaris Paper

Buyer (B0321/2022)

Moreno Valley, California

Our Buyer's role is to support the Company in becoming the lowest cost manufacturer in the industry through the active and effective engagement and management of the external supply base consistently delivering advantaged technology, quality, service, and price.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Process purchase request (Material Request Form) up to and including issuing PO in a timely manner
  • Enter item data (part number, description, vendor, price, delivery and payment term) in spare parts inventory system
  • Enter all Purchase Orders into SAP system.
  • Ensure item data in the spare parts inventory system are consistent across facilities
  • Identify possible suppliers
  • Collect quotations and analyze
  • Follow-up with suppliers to solve if any quantity, quality, price, purchase terms discrepancies issues

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with users and suppliers
  • Attention to detail to ensure data integrity in spare parts inventory system
  • Attention to detail to ensure purchasing process and policies are maintained
  • Comfortable with qualitative and quantitative comparison (mainly in comparing suppliers)
Must be able to: work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, give direction/support to multiple users in a high stress environment, meet deadlines as required


Education desired: Associate or College degree

Experience: 1-3 years experience in purchasing or related field

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Attention to detail
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good communication skills to understand user requirements and communicating order to supplier
  • Good analytical skills for vendor comparison
  • SAP, Express Maintenance, MS Excel and MS Word a plus
  • Good organizational skills, documents control, filing and time management

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