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Posted on Jun 13
This client based in Sidney, OH, North of Dayton, OH, has been recognized as a world leader in developing bold products and bringing them to market. Their goal is to produce high-quality products that exceed customers’ expectations. They have a high regard for their employees and have a work culture that excites professionals in all disciplines.
The Buyer is responsible for the development of strategies for best possible cost and value in purchased products. This position will be responsible for researching commodities and supplier markets for source plan development, integrating those plans into the strategic goals of the company.
Negotiate pricing for metal components and associated raw materials establishing contracts focused on cost reduction and long term stability.
Develop piece price cost analysis for total cost knowledge in negotiations and for use in estimating new product development initiative.
Partner specifically with Engineering, Manufacturing, and Quality on new product and material development to drive both cost and product quality improvements.
Remain current on relevant market trend data per industry publications and indexes for the commodities in area of responsibility.
Support lean practices within the organization and assist suppliers with development of the learn practices, integrating those practices into the supplier/customer relationship.
Select and evaluate suppliers.
Bachelor Degree in related field.
5-7 years of Buying experience in a manufacturing environment.
Prior experience negotiating contracts.
Prior experience developing supplier relations.
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