Corporate Buying Agent

  • Poly-America
  • Arlington, TX, USA
  • Nov 15, 2018
Full time Distribution-Shipping General Labor Information Technology Installation-Maint-Repair Warehouse

Job Description

Buyer:

Poly-America, L.P. is currently seeking a Corporate Buying Agent to join our procurement team.  Poly-America produces several lines of polyethylene products including high quality trash bags, construction and agricultural films.
 
Job Description
Corporate Buyers at Poly-America are responsible for purchasing equipment, goods, services and effectively managing vendors.  A successful candidate will be able to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories, secure favorable pricing, optimal terms and manage projects in a professional environment. 

Responsibilities
 

  • Develop and execute purchasing strategies
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
  • Assess, manage and mitigate risks
  • Negotiate and close deals with optimal terms
  • Ensure timely delivery and completion of requisitioned goods and services
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Manage procurement projects and agreements
  • Perform additional responsibilities as assigned by management

 Minimum experience or requirements: 

Requirements
 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Solid judgment and decision making skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of staff throughout the company
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point skills
  • Experience in purchasing or sales preferred

 
Poly-America offers competitive compensation packages including Medical/dental, paid vacations and holidays, and 401(K).