Rawlings Sporting Goods
  • 11-Jan-2019 to 12-Mar-2019 (CST)
  • Operations
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits; medical,dental,vision,free life insurance, std, ltd, 401K with match vested immediate, tuition assistance


Material Buyer/Planner   Rawlings Sporting Goods, St. Louis, MO

General Overview:  Overall responsibility for finished goods material purchasing and supplier managementCoordinate purchase management with other functions to ensure customer satisfaction.

 Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop/maintain the material requirements for assigned product lines based on the forecasted demand, including Supplier forecasts and inventory levels.
  • Participate in developing supply base capacity plans.
  • Communicate all forecasts and capacity requirements to supply base.
  • Generate and manage purchase orders to satisfy changing demand and meet inventory goals.
  • Manage supplier performance including cost variance, delivery and quality.
  • Track and report all supplier performance metrics to management.
  • Maintain system data including supplier and product information.
  • Implement cost savings programs relative to overall company budget targets.
  • Assist with new product development, including new part setup.
  • Work with Quality team to address any issues that arise regarding product quality.  Ensures quality standards are adhered to by all vendors and assists in resolving any related issues.
  • Resolve invoice and accounting discrepancies with supply base.
  • Expedite product, as necessary.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor's degree in business or the equivalent applicable work experience.
  • Three (3) years' experience purchasing on an international level desired.
  • Ability and desire to travel.
  • Ability to organize, analyze, and interpret large datasets.
  • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
  • Experience with ERP/MRP software systems.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail required.
  • Prior sporting goods experience is beneficial.
  • Experience with JD Edwards operating system is desired.


Working Conditions: Office working conditions and some travel.

 Rawlings Sporting Goods has an excellent Benefits package including medical,dental,vision, free life insurance, free STD, Free LTD, 401K with match up to 6% vested immediately, discounts, tuition reimbursement and more.

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