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Buyer, Direct Procurement

Feld Entertainment

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 11/21/2022

Buyer, Direct Procurement | Feld Entertainment

Buyer, Direct Procurement

Feld Entertainment

Apply by Ended 11/21/2022

Posted 2 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Ellenton, FL, USA

Industry Areas

Sport Finance

Job Type

 Job Description

Performs the day-to-day purchasing duties associated with managing multiple vendor lines within product categories and supports the traveling units as assigned.  Designs and recommends strategies to enhance product quality and reduce costs.  Holds responsibility for suppliers within the buyer’s product category or assigned Shows based on established Department goals.  Remains responsive to changes in operations and implements plans to maximize performance and results.  Continually strives to exceed customer expectations.
Essential Functions
  •  Manage multiple product lines and suppliers.  Identify and execute opportunities to expand or leverage existing product or services capabilities.Lead cross-functional teams in the development of cost reduction activities.
  •  Create POs and expedite shipments, as necessary, to make certain that customers receive product and/or services in a timely manner.  Maintain accurate vendor information in Lawson and makes certain that part numbers loaded under their product category are entered and maintained properly.
  •  Maintains defined and/or assigned specific computer records, as appropriate.
  •  Negotiate with vendors to enhance FELD’s profitability by cost saving initiatives.  Report on cost savings on a quarterly basis.  Minimize financial exposure to FELD based on Procurement best practices and sound payment decisions.
  •  Develops and maintains good rapport with all departments, as well as suppliers.  Provide responsive, courteous support to end users and customers.  Identify, develop and support the continuous improvement of product or services management process.

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  •  Four-year college degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
  •  3+ years purchasing or accounting experience.  Working knowledge of purchasing concepts.
  •  2+ years of practical experience in the entertainment industry is a plus.
  •  CPM, SPSM or advanced education in Procurement, Logisitics or Supply Chain Management is a plus.
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