Job

Buyer

South Burlington, VT

Description

The Buyer will compile and maintain records of business transactions and activities of Beta's Procurement team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for reporting procurement activity and interface between program and commodity management for new sourcing and change programs in line with the group commodity strategy
  • Reviewing requisitions and bid proposals; negotiating contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority; purchasing supplies
  • Preparing purchase orders or bid requests; entering data of all purchase orders
  • Negotiation and contract negotiation experience
  • A demonstrated ability to build relations with a supplier network and having insight in suppliers processes
  • Conferring with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule
  • Receiving and contacting vendors to find out status of an order; contacting vendors concerning discrepancies with quantity and quality
  • Interfacing with all departments, and resolving problems and issues with needed purchase items
  • Helping develop our inventory tracking system
  • Performing other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

  • Four year degree preferred, or 1 - 3 years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience and confidence within an ERP system.  Immersion using Plex, Oracle, SAP, or Epicor systems will provide a proper base for success
  • Quality focused, Safety oriented
  • An analytical mind with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities
  • Google G -Suite including drive, mail, calendar, docs, sheets, slides, charts, hangouts; Slack, application lifecycle 
  • BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

    All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

    BETA Technologies is an E-Verify employer.