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Riga, Latvia
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We are recruiting for a Buyer with a primary responsibility of timely procurement of parts and items needed to meet order requirements and maintain inventory levels.

Responsibilities

  • Purchase parts and items from established suppliers ensuring materials arrive as scheduled. Ensure quality standards and the applicable specifications of the purchased items.
  • Build and maintain reliable supplier network by establishing professional supplier relations.
  • Identify prospective suppliers for potential cooperation and stay updated about the market trends.
  • Identify and propose improvement initiatives on costs, quality and delivery. Address purchasing and inventory issues. 
  • Work in close cooperation with warehouse, engineering and production teams.
  • Prepare and execute proposals, purchase orders and agreements, negotiate contracts, purchase terms and conditions. Prepare tenders and the related documentation.
  • Drive purchasing approvals and monitor payment status.
  • Monitor, update and maintain inventory and procurement records.
  • Monitor and update ISO relevant procedures.

Basic skills

  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in engineering, business administration, logistics or any other technical field).
  • Purchasing experience of 3-5 years (preferably in automotive or manufacturing industry). 
  • Strong computer skills, proficiency with MS Office. 
  • Strong command of English (both written and spoken).
  • Experience in developing suppliers strategy, working with procurement documents and procedures.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment maintaining high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Great negotiation and communication skills.
  • High level of self-motivation, proactive and performance driven attitude as well as openness to build on the current knowledge base. 

Preffered skills

  • Work experience with SAP ERP system will be seen as an advantage.

what we offer

  • Hands-on experience and professional challenges in innovative business industry.
  • International team united by unique expertise within the field.
  • Excellent work conditions and flexible working hours.
  • Health and accident insurance policies.
  • Free parking lot next to the office.
  • Corporate events, regular internal activities and other benefits.
  • Professional development opportunities based on your performance and motivation.
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