Buyer, Indirect Goods and Services in Tarboro, NC

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 2/21/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Tarboro, NC
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Job Description

Please Note: If you are a current Spin Master employee with access to Workday, apply to this job via the Workday application.

Are you looking to further your career with an industry leading, global children's entertainment company? 

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you! 

What's it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; we are building a legacy and welcome individuals with a proven track record of driving results.  

Job Description:

The role:

The buyer will ensure domestic materials and supplies are ordered and delivered in a timely manner to coincide with production schedules and to support organization's import activities and documentation. Additional functions include working with office personnel on the purchase of office supplies and MRO purchases for the Swimways Tarboro, NC facility.

What can we expect from you:

  • Ensure raw materials are on hand to meet production schedules while following procedures for safety stock/lead-times as well as Minimun Order Quantities (MOQ)
  • Communicate with procurement vendors on an ongoing basis
  • Support all aspects of import activities, to include domestic HTS #'s, documentations, scheduling, delivery and to negotiate container cost
  • Obtain knowledge on commodities used, materials in each commodity, primarily resin and correugate
  • Provide cost reduction on domestic purchases of raw materials when possible
  • Direct and Indirect ordering
  • Interact with accounting to resolve any PO/Invoices variances
  • Maintain source list and pricing updates within the business system
  • Other duties as assigned

Who’s a good fit for this role:

  • An individual with the ability to travel if required
  • Someone with the ability to work under stress and meet deadlines

You should apply if you have the following:

    • Associates degree in business or related field of study
    • 3+ years' experience in raw material purchasing preferably in a manufacturing environment
    • Experience in accounting and inventory management
    • Intermediate knowledge of Excel
    • SAP experience preferred

    What you can expect from us:

    Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:
    •    Integrity
    •    Open Mindset
    •    Innovation
    •    Partnerships
    •    Collaboration
    •    Driving Results
    •    Entrepreneurship

    Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @SpinCareers to stay up to date on Spin Master career opportunities. 

    We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.


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