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Buyer (Global Trade Compliance) (274845)HagerstownMaryland.

Buyer (Global Trade Compliance) (274845)

Hagerstown | Maryland | United States

Job Title:
Buyer (Global Trade Compliance)

Type of Position:
6-month contract position (likely for extension / possible for going direct)

Candidate Requirements:
This position is ONLY open to candidates who are US Citizens due to the type of work.  Client will NOT accept candidates who are Permanent Residents (Green Card Holders) or on CPT, OPT, H1B, and TN visas.  This position is NOT open to corp2corp, corp2hire, or w2 referral.

Job Location:
Hagerstown, MD

Negotiable (overtime paid over 40 hours)

•    Available (health insurance, dental, vision, 401k, etc)
•    Paid vacation / holidays not available on contract (but would be going direct)

Job Description:
HRU Technical Resources has partnered with an American designer, manufacturer and marketer of access equipment to place a Buyer (Global Trade Compliance).  This role will be responsible for the procurement of goods and services from a class or family of suppliers in direct support of manufacturing operations, and strategic metrics.  Primary contact with suppliers in the areas of supplier performance, engineering change implementation, flow of material, inventory control, and disposition of non-conforming goods on a given commodity team.  This position is open to an entry level Buyer with strong office, problem solving, self-motivation, work ethic, and drive for results.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Execute on select business conducted with suppliers and coordinate internal actions between supplier and the product.
•    Communicate parts availability issues to appropriate buyer
•    Communicate inventory level set ups to PFEP Specialist.
•    Communicate packaging issues to materials
•    Communicate pre paint parts issues to materials, buyer and zone team members.
•    Create and present purchasing metrics to management.
•    Participate in lean events.
•    Assist Operations purchasing on root cause analysis team to fix material shortages and report on critical items.
•    Ensure smooth cut in of change notices.
•    Support new model introduction into production area.
•    Support change in supplier shipping and packaging habits driven by purchasing.
•    Assist in Kanban implementation to zone for purchased parts.
•    Create spot buy and blanket orders with suppliers.
•    Manage and maintenance MRP message activities.
•    Part number setup files under purchasing control.
•    Create debits memos, and credit memos as needed.
•    Website communication and training with suppliers.
•    Inventory control activities for material stored at suppliers.
•    Shortage updates.
•    Coordinate the proper flow of material into the organization.
•    Support all procedures for government regulations and public laws.
•    Provide feedback to manufacturing and purchasing management concerning potential problems that could affect manufacturing operations.
•    Ensure purchase order is correct with regard to pricing and delivery.
•    Ensure order is acknowledged by supplier.
•    Address and resolve invoice issues.
•    Support production and aftermarket groups.

Longer Term Duties / Responsibilities:
Candidates in this role will be trained over time to be in the Global Trade Compliance group.  You will be in a training program to eventually take on the following tasks:
•    Engage suppliers to solicit and compile accurate and complete trade compliance data (e.g. Country of Origin/NAFTA certificates, Harmonized Tariff Codes (HTS), Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCN)
•    Leverage critical thinking skills to solve problems, classify parts/products correctly and reconcile mismatches in supplier provided data
•    Continuously expand knowledge of import/export laws and regulations to identify and help implement best practices
•    Continuously seek opportunities to improve department procedures and policies to maximize operational efficiency and risk management
•    Respond quickly to requests for information from both internal and external customers
•    Be agile in response to change and be able to adapt to an ever-changing regulatory landscape
•    Operate with the highest level of integrity, be accountable, share ideas, and communicate effectively with team members
•    Clear compliance holds in our global trade management system (GTMS) quickly to support timely export shipments
•    Process ad-hoc requests for Restricted Party Screening (RPS)
•    Demonstrate intermediate to advanced skills when utilizing Microsoft Office Professional products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Education Required:
Bachelor’s Degree in supply chain or business field or equivalent experience

Work Environment:
•    1st / day shift (8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday)
•    Occasional local travel (within 30-45 mins of office, day trips only)

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