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Calling all Sourcing Professionals!  Demco Inc. is currently accepting applications for a Sourcing Buyer position within our Materials Management team.  This is a great opportunity to play a key role in the company’s sourcing and savings initiatives.  Demco Inc. is a direct marketer, selling a broad product offering of over 50,000 items including thousands of unique or hard-to-find supplies, furniture, and equipment to thousands of customers across the nation.  

As a Sourcing Buyer, you will develop, manage, and maintain strategic relationships with assigned suppliers in achievement of our departmental and company goals.   Key responsibilities include: 

  • Managing the supplier relationship with key suppliers
  • Monitoring supplier conformance to Demco’s service, quality and performance requirements
  • Negotiating supplier agreements with new suppliers which govern the relationship
  • Negotiating the annual cost guarantees with assigned suppliers
  • Managing the resolution of supplier issues which are escalated from internal business partners
  • Continually identifying and capitalizing on opportunities to remove costs from the supply chain
  • Utilizing effective project management techniques on the implementation of key cost saving initiatives
  • Supporting and leading projects with procurement coworkers throughout the organization

To be qualified for this position, you will possess a 4-year degree in a relevant field along with at least 5 years of purchasing experience. Preferred candidates will have 3+ years managing sourcing projects.  CPSM or CPM certifications are a plus.

Our coworkers enjoy a casual work environment filled with opportunities to turn coworkers into friends.  We have a wide range of benefit offerings designed to help you grow both professionally and personally, which maintaining a reasonable balance between work and life.

Location: Madison, WI
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