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Posted on Jan 19
The Senior Buyer will support the Strategic Procurement Group in a multi-plant manufacturing organization. Position is responsible for supporting and implementing procurement strategies in support of business objectives. This role will interface with multiple internal departments such as engineering, quality, manufacturing, and finance. Senior Buyer will be instrumental in supplier management, to include; analysis, sourcing selections, cost negotiations, agreements, and supplier relationships.
Implement and manage effective procurement strategies with assigned areas of responsibility, with a heavy focus on a wide variety of metal formed / fabricated parts.
Participate on various business teams within the company that focus on cost reductions, part modifications, supplier consolidation and re-sourcing efforts.
Perform cost analysis, technical evaluations, and capabilities evaluations to facilitate professional source selection.
Develop creative approaches to drive cost reductions, while supporting a Total Cost of Ownership approach.
Participate with the Quality Department on supplier audits, and the qualification of new suppliers.
Effectively communicate cost related impacts, supply issues, and quality concerns.
Develop and implement plans for supply chain risk mitigation.
BS Degree in Purchasing, Operations Management, Engineering, or Business Field.
A minimum of 6 years purchasing experience.
Procurement experience in a metal parts forming / fabricating manufacturing environment.
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