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Lead, Buyer

Royal Caribbean Group

Royal Caribbean Group

Accounting & Finance
Miami, FL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Journey with us! Combine your career goals and sense of adventure by joining our exciting team of employees. Royal Caribbean Group is pleased to offer a competitive compensation & benefits package, and excellent career development opportunities, each offering unique ways to explore the world.

Position Summary / Job Purpose:

The Lead Buyer oversees and manages, in entirety, all procurement activities for their assigned projects. Lead Buyer ensures order accuracy, correct supplier issuance, delivery completeness and discrepancy resolutions. Works closely with internal customers on multiple concurrent projects providing timely communication on overall objectives and any mission critical updates affecting project deliverables. Coordinates data inputs across the functions to enable key reporting visibility and insights. Provides training and guidance to a number of outsourced personnel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders.
  • Ensure the timely delivery of materials and services to support project schedules.
  • Maintain accurate records of procurement activities, supplier contracts, and performance metrics.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, industry regulations, and ethical standards.
  • Prepares and issues purchase orders and change notices.
  • Performs frequent spot checks, and reviews on outsourced personnel ensuring accuracy of work and timely response to internal and external customers.
  • Ensure Buyer generated invoices in dispute are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their management team.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management.

Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Purchasing experience or bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 5-7 years’ experience and or training or equivalent combination of education and knowledge
  • Ability to effectively present information and communicate with all levels of Management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively and efficiently
  • Basic to complex spreadsheet comparisons of consumption pricing and transportation costs
  • Ability to solve problems and deal with complex variables where limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commission, proportion and percentages.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally at short notice.

Working Conditions:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those requirements employees must meet to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations. While performing job functions the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, write, review and type reports, compile data, operate a pc, communicate, listen, and assess information.
  • The employee may move about the office complex, may travel to other office locations, and may lift, push, pull or move 10 -15 pounds. Visual requirements include distant, close and color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

We know there is a lot to consider. As you go through the application process, our recruiters will be glad to provide guidance, and more relevant details to answer any additional questions. Thank you again for your interest in Royal Caribbean Group. We will hope to see you onboard soon!

It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexuality, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Royal Caribbean Group and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.