INTERSTATE BATTERIES, INC. Buyer II in URBANDALE, Iowa

Our mission is to be a trusted workplace for team members to be their whole selves at work. A company that people love and positively impacts the lives of all whom we touch.be your best selfAt Interstate Batteries, you have the chance to be excellent at work and excellent at life. We know that professional success depends on personal wellbeing. That's why we want to enrich your life with the tools and services you need to succeed in every area of your life. Join us!Job Components* Buyer will have an assigned portfolio of products and suppliers and own all aspects of communication with those suppliers. Purchase order spend totals can exceed one million dollars annually, and purchase decisions on individual orders will often require VP level approvals.* Buyer will assume leadership roles in policy making suggestions, bid process protocol, and risk management as well as Quality Management System procedure desions.* Plan for and estimate demand for all purchased items, and maintain forecasted demand in DRP system* Interact with key strategic partners to anticipate product needs and plan for needed supply.* Analyze risks to capture incremental revenue and ensure a competitive position in the market* Meet minimum fill rate targets while turning inventory often to keep product will within shelf life limits.* Maintain key product specification detail