Buyer II in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Date Posted: 10/17/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Miami, FL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Sources, negotiates, and procures goods/services for various commodity requests.  Receives requests from content owners/shipboard or Shoreside customers and validates specifications/requirements. Seeks and offers alternatives for cost savings and timely delivery of goods/services. Manages supplier pool and works on special projects.


Makes procurement decision and recommendations based on price, availability, transportation and delivery schedule.
Responsible for making decisions regarding the sourcing, negotiating and purchasing along with invoices and disputes.
Provides recommendations and analysis of proposed cost savings solutions for customer and management selection.  
The Buyer II will have the authority to bind the company to a contract or deal.
Liaises with shipboard and/or Shoreside personnel, suppliers and logistics to ensure proper ordering and timely delivery of good and services to operational vessels or projects without interruption.
Monitors supplier performance to ensure consistent service, high quality and low costs of goods/services, and addresses deviations with management.
Processes contract orders in accordance to established terms and conditions and guidelines established for this commodity.
Responsible for researching and resolving issues including delivery failures, delivery discrepancies and invoices in disputes.
Responsible for meeting with customers regularly to provide status updates on open orders.
May travel to visit ships, suppliers or project site for loading, audits, etc.
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 supervisor or management.


Job Requirements

Associate degree or equivalent required, Bachelor¿s degree or equivalent preferred. 
3-5 yrs of procurement experience.


Ability to work in a fast paced environment with multiple projects and priorities.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate in a multicultural environment with all levels of employees and management.
Proficient with Microsoft Office products. 
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions and percentages. 
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
JDE, MLS, and deployment schedule experience is preferred.


Physical Demands:
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, and 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. The employee is occasionally required to walk to the dock, ascend and descend the vessel. This position may regularly travel domestically or internationally. Visual requirement include distant, close and color vision, and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. The environment includes work inside/outside the office, travel to other offices, possibly travel domestic and international, and work in shipboard functions. A high noise level is possible if visiting shipboard or offsite locations.

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. RCL and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.

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