International Buyer

Birmingham, Alabama, United States Full-time



Directs all procurement efforts for all international vendors. Manages all business awards in cooperation with Asia team. Overseas the issuing of all purchase orders to the international vendor matrix. Directs the efforts of the international procurement team and is the main liaison with the PP Asia Ops team.   This is a full-time, salary exempt position reporting to the Director of Sourcing & Procurement.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following with other duties as assigned:

  • Manages the forecasting and communication to the international supply chain.
  • Coordinates with Plants and Warehouses on all international purchases necessary to support a customer’s program.
  • Monitor MRP and Sales Plans to immediately effect changes in inventory requirements.
  • Coordinate with Planning department to execute a comprehensive FG and Cross Dock Inventory Program.
  • Be the main point of communication with Asia Order Management Team.


  • Significant use of Microsoft Office is required.
  • An experienced skill level in Excel and PowerPoint required. Previous experience in SAP ERP system a plus but not required.


Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and one (1) to two(2) years related experience and/or training.
  • Two (2) years Procurement experience.

Customer Orientation

Must demonstrate concern and take actions to meet requirements and high standards of quality of both internal and external customers. Must display courtesy and sensitivity. Meet commitments. Respond promptly to customer needs. Solicit customer feedback to improve service.

Physical Demands - Extended Computer Use; International Travel 3-4 times per year.

Work Environment - Office Setting-Open Cubicles


Note:  Pre-employment processing must be successfully completed which includes background check and drug test.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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