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Buyer in Union, SC at Gestamp North America

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for negotiating and souring of indirect goods and services to support plant operations.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES



1.      Lead negotiations for assigned product groups ensuring alignment with global corporate purchasing strategies and department goals.


2.      Solicit bids and analyze product lines to identify cost savings opportunities ensuring best in value. 


3.      Reviews and analyzes procurement requirements and places orders accordingly.


4.      Place daily orders via ERP system for supply crib items based on assigned product lines.


5.      Review spare parts inventory levels to assure correct stocking quantities are maintained all times.  


6.      Manages supplier performance to verify all suppliers are meeting program requirements.


7.      Work with all departments to ensure purchase requests are submitted and always driving compliance to company policies and procedures.


8.      Verify all suppliers who perform work on site meet all Gestamp contractor requirements.


   9.    Work with finance to correct invoice discrepancies. 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree is required.


5 years’ experience in professional purchasing role is required. 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES



1.      Strong negotiation and analytical skills.


2.      Detail oriented.


3.      Excellent oral and written communication skills.


4.      Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office.


5.      SAP experience preferred


6.      Strong problem solving skills.


7.      Self-motivated with the ability to work well under tight deadlines. 


8.      Strong interpersonal skills


   9.       Global sourcing experience a plus.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION



1.      Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus


2.      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle, manipulate, or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk and hear.


3.      Employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds


4.      While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.


5.      The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate


6.      The ability to listen to  and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences


7.      The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.


8.      The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.

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