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Job Title:  Buyer

Company:  Tosca Services, LLC (US)
Location: 

Atlanta, GA, US, 30361

Travel:  Up to 10 % Travel

Job Description

 
Tosca is currently looking for a candidate to join our growing team as a Buyer at our office in Atlanta, GA. The Buyer is accountable for overseeing and managing multiple aspects of the purchasing of equipment, materials, and supplies/services within Tosca at the most favorable terms for the organization.  The Buyer is also responsible for qualifying vendors, evaluating bids, and negotiating prices and terms for purchased goods and services.  
 
 
In this role, you will be responsible for:
 
 
  • Reviewing orders, creating requisitions for purchased items, managing the approval process, and issuing purchase orders ensuring delivery dates support facility requirements.
  • Quoting, negotiating, and purchasing materials, services, chemicals, MRO, equipment, and supplies from external vendors as required to support daily business operations.
  • Identifying and analyzing opportunities to competitively bid local spend to achieve the lowest total cost of ownership for Tosca.
  • Working with vendors and suppliers to achieve the best pricing possible (lowest total cost of ownership) and ensuring orders received adhere to supplier agreements/contracts.
  • Tracking orders, confirming costs, anticipating delivery dates, and communicating as appropriate.
  • Collaborating with vendors to ensure a positive working relationship, negotiating pricing and/or terms, and evaluating vendor performance.
  • Working with various departments/capabilities to plan purchasing activities.
  • Studying market prices and trends to assist in supplier negotiation and performance.
  • Working closely with the buyer in EMEA or US to ensure organizational collaboration, leverage of global scale, and procurement consistency as appropriate.
  • Running small category or analytical projects to improve pricing, service, or total cost of ownership for Tosca spend.
  • Resolving accounts payable discrepancies.
 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field
  • One (1) year’s relevant experience in a procurement/supply chain role preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating prices, terms, and conditions
  • Experience placing Purchase Orders (POs) of low to medium complexity and processing high volume POs across various business units
  • Experience building spreadsheets and models to calculate expected savings or to track savings realized
  • Knowledge of market research, data analysis and purchasing best practices
  • A strong analytical mindset and attention to details
  • A strong communicator in both written and verbal forms to effectively work with customers, managers, and co-workers
  • Outstanding organizational and follow-up skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word

 

Why Tosca?

 

Do you want to work in a creative, fun, and exciting team atmosphere? Would you like to work for an established company with an excellent reputation as an employer of choice (Atlanta's Top Workplace Award winner)? Are you passionate about environmentally sound products and practices? Are you ready to take your career to the next level?
 
 
For over 60 years, we have been at the forefront of the reusable revolution, providing packaging solutions that reduce shrink and optimize the supply chain. Our reusable plastic containers (RPCs) are a smarter packaging alternative for shipping perishable food than outdated one-way corrugated boxes. They improve product protection, lower costs, and are more sustainable than single-use packaging. We offer measurable value to suppliers, growers, and retailers.
 
 
Named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution's "Top Workplaces in Atlanta" two years in a row, we promote a culture of positivity and inspire our team members to go above and beyond ... for themselves, each other, and their community. We believe our team members deserve more than just a paycheck. They deserve to work in a fun environment with a supportive team that cares about each other and encourages collaboration at all levels. It's not just about being a great company; it's about being great people and serving a higher purpose. Every Tosca employee can be proud of doing their part to reduce food waste.

 

Ready to Join the Tosca Team?

 

We understand your time is valuable, and that is why we have a swift and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this role, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

 

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