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Assistant Buyer

Company: Perspective Robotics AG
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: Fotokite develops autonomous, high-endurance tethered unmanned aerial systems to help firefighters and public safety teams save lives.Fotokite systems allow first responders to quickly and easily gain situational awareness after arriving at emergency scenes: our autonomous one-touch launch/land system makes operation simple and safe; the dual color and thermal camera payload provides situational awareness from the system's aerial perspective; and actively tethered flight means the system can be flown without a certified pilot, and can be left flying for as long as the situation requires.We are currently seeking an Assistant Buyer to assist the Procurement Lead with the selection and procurement of parts and services for a fast-paced, international scaleup tech company. This position maintains positive supplier/vendor relationships, places and tracks purchase orders, and manages inventory.Your work, in particular, will support customers with safe and reliable systems in high-impact first responder applications.Responsibilities

  • Assists the Procurement Lead with day-to-day purchasing activity
  • Negotiates with vendors and builds positive, long-term relationships
  • Enters, processes and tracks purchase orders
  • Ensures products are purchased at the right time, to specification, and at a fair price
  • Ensures products are delivered from the vendor in a timely manner
  • Researches new suppliers and makes recommendations
  • Monitors and maintains suitable inventory levels
  • Acts as main point of contact for shipping and receiving of material and entering the information into the Inventory Management SystemEducation / Qualifications
    • High school diploma required plus a minimum of 2 years of experience in purchasing and/or inventory management
      • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills
      • Strong analytical and organizational skills
      • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
      • Domestic and international shipping experience a plus (UPS CampusShip)
      • Proficiency in Google Suite is a plus Fotokite offers a benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision insurance; life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan; paid holidays; paid time off; short-term and long-term disability; and paid parental leave.We require that applicants already have permission to work in the US. We will not sponsor work-related visas now or in the future. Please include both a resume and cover letter. We are looking forward to hearing from you!Perspective Robotics US LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sexual orientation and expression, age, marital status, disability, religion, national origin, military service, arrest/conviction record, victims of domestic violence, and genetics.

Keywords: Perspective Robotics AG, Syracuse , Assistant Buyer, Other , Syracuse, New York

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