**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is Hiring!
We are looking for a Buyer
in our Weatherford, OK plant
**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the revitalization of an iconic global company. We combine the strength of a brand that is recognized and beloved around the world with the excitement and entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up. We are stable, profitable, optimistic about the future and looking for professionals with energy, ideas and ambition to help us take next steps in completing our transformation. We’re building a culture which values creativity in all its forms, having a global perspective, a focus on sustainability, and the kind of trust that enables us to succeed by taking calculated risks. **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. has a rich heritage of leadership and innovation, but is also, in many ways, still inventing itself. At this stage of our comeback, **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is truly a place where you can make a difference.
As a Buyer you will:
Specialize in the procurement of a variety of items within a broad category components, assemblies, products and services.
Execute commodity strategies, insures continuity of supply and resolves business issues.
Procure goods and services at best total cost, and at the correct quantity, quality, and delivery date.
Manage purchasing (tactical) client interface and purchase process to facilitate the implementation of Procurement’s “Best Practices”.
Executes defined sourcing strategies. Sources mid-value materials. Responsible for productivity and cash goals for these materials.
Ensures that SAP reflects the correct vendor, source, lead-time, and pricing data.
Process purchase orders and communicate to suppliers. Ensure acknowledgement for critical materials, components, or services.
Track open deliveries of critical items to ensure on-time delivery. Track and expedite past dues.
Resolve receiving and/or invoicing issues.
Constantly seek and implement Purchasing Process improvements to increase efficiency and reduce opportunities for process errors.
Interfaces with suppliers in the following areas: Root cause analysis/correction action
Supplier performance data collection
Supplier specific issues and trouble shooting
Interfaces with clients in the following areas: Requirements definition
PO specific issues and trouble shooting
Actively participates on improvement teams that positively affect cost, inventory levels and supplier quality.
Reports to management on assigned tasks, projects or goals as required
Performs special assignments as requested.
Understand supply/demand requirement
Participates in supplier benchmarking/part quotation process
Implementation of contract agreements
Required Knowledge/Skills & Experience:
Prior purchasing or supply chain experience
Ensures pricing meets standard cost and has basic understanding of elements of cost for analysis
Proficient in the use of SAP
Understanding and working knowledge of MRP and Kan Ban is necessary for some commodities
Basic understanding of the manufacturing processes of assigned commodities
Strong PC skills
Critical Success Factors/Competencies:
Strong interpersonal/communication skills.
Capable of managing multiple, simultaneous problems both internally and with suppliers
Defines, prioritizes tasks effectively
Plan, and prioritize assigned work to meet all commitments
Strong negotiation skills
Strong customer focus and organizational skills
Meets commitments independently
Self-starter with strong sense of urgency
CULTURAL & ORGANIZATION EXPERIENCES
Models the **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Values
Credible and comfortable in front of suppliers, the technical community and management.
Acts with the highest degree of ethics and integrity.
**Relocation negotiable for the right candidate**
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