Buyer Analyst Job Description

Buyer Analyst Job Description

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Buyer analyst provides understanding of business analysis concepts and principles and a basic knowledge of concepts and principles in other technology areas.

Buyer Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Participation and attendance of specific TMaG P.K
Coordinate and execute buy plans and procure all products required for the TMaG brand within the published calendar timelines and buy cycles
The TMaG buyer will also be responsible to actively be involved in golf forecasting processes and have good understanding of top line budgets, sales targets, launches and liquidations strategies that are related
Monitor and update ETA dates on a timely basis
Work closely with customer service team to provide delivery updates and issues or trouble-shoot specific golf related inquiries
Coordinate and help assist purchasing manager in problem solving golf product label and packaging issues and other item master variances such as UPC’s, sku#’s, description, carton markings, packing
Analyze on a seasonal basis with product managers, size curves by product line and ensure sizing trends are taken into consideration when planning and executing buys
Update and help maintain the TMaG Item Master with respect to style information, catalogue data and costing
Analysis and reporting schedule status
Assists and supports the purchasing strategies for Corporate support functions

Buyer Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Buyer Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPM, CPIM, ISM, APIC, CPP, ERP, NAPM

Education for Buyer Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the buyer analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Business, Education, Engineering, Finance, Business/Administration, Economics, Supply Chain Management, Management, Manufacturing, Accounting

Skills for Buyer Analyst

Desired skills for buyer analyst include:

MS Office tools
Sourcing principles
Excel and Word
Diebold Nixdorf systems and additional software: Microsoft Access
Procedures and activities within own work area
Vendor sources and consider suitability of materials offered and delivery possibilities
Basic principles
Commonly-used concepts

Desired experience for buyer analyst includes:

Prioritizes savings opportunities and takes a unified approach with our various purchasing locations to meet with the potential suppliers and get the lowest possible total cost
Nose for Talent
Spend Analysis and Cost Management
Procurement Strategies/Cost Optimization
Supplier Development/Performance Improvement
Purchase Order & Inventory Management

Buyer Analyst Examples


Buyer Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of buyer analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for buyer analyst
  • Create, maintain and update item master information for assigned items
  • Support the logistics team with freight and duty costs, transportation lanes, Incoterms to our customers, sales teams or vendors
  • Will perform all duties using required safety guidelines including wearing appropriate, personal protective equipment , safety glasses with side shields, steel toed safety shoes and hearing protection while in production facility as required
  • Expedite deliveries as required to meet customer demands
  • Respond to Customer Service inquiries on customer orders
  • Oversee and maintain procurement process from requirement to delivery
  • Liaise with engineering staff on development products/parts to support production
  • Liaise with company commodity team and local leaders to understand commodity strategy
  • Lead contract negotiations and develops strategic plan with suppliers
  • Create documentation packages
Qualifications for buyer analyst
  • Project Management & Sourcing
  • Machine Scheduling
  • Four (4) years of related experience in Master Data Management, Production Planning/Scheduling, or Purchasing within a specialized manufacturing operation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite (ie
  • OAPICS and/or NAPM certifications preferred
  • Advanced Planning Systems (JDA/Manugistics experience is preferred)

Buyer Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a buyer analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for buyer analyst
  • Work with company business units to develop one company contracts
  • Interfaces with Aerostructures production facilities regarding materials
  • Works with program leaders and engineers for new product introduction and re-scope of products
  • Lean/Continuous Improvement manufacturing activities and initiatives
  • Maintains contract amendments and exhibits
  • Creates and prepares data to support commodity reviews
  • Analyzes data to support desired outcome
  • Develops and creates matrices related to commodity strategies
  • Creates and Tracks cost savings projects
  • Works with subcontract group to track sub tier supplier analytics
Qualifications for buyer analyst
  • Works with interdisciplinary teams to collect forecast, upload and analyze data to suggest purchase
  • 3) Three years of previous related experience required
  • Proven expertise in Microsoft Office Suite, including Access, Excel, and Word
  • Certifications such as Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Greenbelt also a plus
  • Familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), codes and procedures pertaining to procurement and contractual agreements, principles and practices of purchasing
  • A minimum of 10 years experience in the purchasing, material management, supply chain or logistics

Buyer Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a buyer analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for buyer analyst
  • Analyzing and negotiating contracts
  • Trending and cost analysis
  • Working with Supply Chain Partners, Production, Finance, Operations, and Marketing to manage delivery of goods and services
  • Managing the day-to-day procurement strategies
  • Responsible for planning and obtaining materials and components for the business
  • Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers
  • Manage issues preventing execution of production schedule
  • Assists in developing specifications, bid terms and contractual language for the competitive bid process including clear and measurable requirements for the bid scope documents
  • Working with internal clients and legal counsel in a cross-functional team to review the legal documents
  • Prepare, issue, and monitor Purchase Orders
Qualifications for buyer analyst
  • Support our Global Distribution Centers
  • Degree in any discipline with related working experience
  • 2+ years’ experience within Consulting, Consumer Goods / FMCG (preferred) and/or other industry experience
  • Able and willing to work weekends, nights, and extended hours during Turnaround outages
  • Minimum of three (3+) years working experience, preferably in a Procurement environment
  • Results driven attitude with a no-fail mindset

Buyer Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a buyer analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for buyer analyst
  • Leads cross-functional efforts to develop SAP system and capabilities within MRO related procurement, by facility
  • Identifies and generates SAP reports needed to monitor usage, sourcing, costs, spend history, supplier performance metrics and PPV
  • Leads all aspects of SAP related tracking and reporting - from initial sourcing to spend maps
  • Identifies and executes cost reductions
  • Develops supplier performance programs
  • Develops MRO related programs that result in reduced line downtime due to part availability and performance
  • Identifies the "right size" for all material inventories -- by plant and within the assigned region
  • Assists with the development and implementation of SAP related policies and procedures
  • Assists in the identification and implementation of goals and objectives focused on MRO sourcing programs
  • Identifies and drives best practices within supply chain, including supplier development and supply related metrics
Qualifications for buyer analyst
  • Ability to deliver RtP Operations across supported businesses
  • Must be able to make decisions and prioritize multiple stakeholders and numerous requests while working extended hours under a time sensitive and strenuous work environment
  • JD Edwards ERP experience preferred
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and partnering skills, and work effectively with individuals both internal and external to Edwards, and at all levels and in varied functional disciplines
  • Business degree with minimum of two years in manufacturing and or CPM with five plus years’ experience in industrial buying preferred
  • Must have good analytical, creative and interpersonal skills, including excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Buyer Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of buyer analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for buyer analyst
  • Send the rolling forecast of requeriments to suppliers on a monthly basis
  • Proactive follow up of incoming Raw Materials and productive supplies in order to provide alternatives to minimize constraints
  • Keep parameters updated into the purchasing systems
  • Monitore and mesure suppliers performance
  • Lead, coordinate and manage monthly Sales, Inventory, Operations, Planning (SIOP) meetings with marketing, manufacturing locations, and suppliers to review prior performance and establish short and long term business plans
  • Review purchasing requisitions and issue purchase orders to internal and external vendors to support business objectives, service levels and inventory goals
  • Manage (expedite and/or delay) purchase orders to satisfy existing or new customer requirements
  • Manage and maintain finished goods inventory levels at distribution centers to maximize customer service while minimizing inventory investment
  • Communicate with distribution centers on a regular basis to provide shipment coordination and issuing advanced shipping notifications (ASNs), knowledge of significant upcoming activity, changes in numbers of SKU’s, project management
  • Provide support and coordinate the phase-in of new products and phase-out of obsolete, in order to monitor and minimize excess inventory investment
Qualifications for buyer analyst
  • Knowledge and understanding of engineering design techniques, cost analysis preferred
  • Must be a self-starter and possess excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, and SAP a plus)
  • Three years minimum buying/planning experience
  • Knowledge of MRP II Processes
  • Work orders, bill of materials, manufacturing planning, demand and replenishment procedures
  • Supply Chain Management practices and procedures, including placing purchase orders

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