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Legend Brands

Legend Brands

Accounting & Finance
Burlington, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Job Description

Employer Description:

Legend Brands, an industry leader and long standing, stable company, combines over 185 years of experience in providing equipment, accessories and chemicals for professional cleaning, facility maintenance, portable environmental control, fire remediation and water damage restoration.

Job Description:

Legend Brands is seeking an experienced Buyer for our Burlington, WA Headquarters. In order to deliver successful results, the Buyer must be capable of developing strong working relationships within their supplier base. Must have the ability to work with varied processes and diverse organizational relationships to provide Legend Brands companies the highest quality components at the lowest possible price, within a reasonable lead time. Experience with supplier management, contracts, and supply agreements a must. This role encompasses purchasing, negotiating, supplier management, process development and cost management with a focus on continuous process improvement.


Job Requirements:

  • A successful track record of managing vendors, negotiating, controlling, and reducing costs while focusing on quality improvement
  • Work closely with supplier base to ensure product quality, cost efficiency and on-time delivery
  • Establish accounts with new suppliers, and execute cost saving opportunities throughout the supply chain
  • Monitor and control material flow to support dynamic business requirements including working with overseas suppliers, freight carriers, customs broker, and other stakeholders in the supply chain
  • Experience working with Engineering Departments to support product design while ensuring procurement processes are appropriately maintained
  • Confidence in negotiating terms, conditions, and price with suppliers
  • MRP/ERP experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in a Lean manufacturing environment utilizing 5S, Kaizan or Kan Ban system
  • Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Office products, in particular Excel
  • Travel approximately 10%

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred; preference given to graduates of supply chain program
  • 5-7 years of directly related experience
  • ASCM, ISM, CPM preferred.

Hiring Range:

Between $78,250 to $90,000/annually

Benefits:

Legend Brands offers an excellent benefits package with comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability coverage, 10 paid holidays, generous paid time off, employer matching 401k PLUS a company-sponsored pension, and more!

Additional Considerations:

  • Legend Brands is an equal opportunity employer that considers all applicants without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability
  • Candidates must be authorized to work for an employer in the U.S., as we are not currently sponsoring or taking over sponsorship of employment Visa's
  • All job offers are contingent upon satisfactory pre-employment drug test and background screening