Buyer Job Description Sample
Round Mountain is an open-pit mine located in Nevada, one of the best mining jurisdictions in the world. The mine uses conventional open-pit mining methods and processes ore by mill and heap leach.
Under the direction of the Purchasing Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for handling the buying of materials, supplies, services and equipment for the mine site while continuously aligning daily functions to reflect Kinross' values.
Process and monitor material costs of stock and non-stock purchase requisitions in accordance with Kinross Supply Chain Policy.
Ensure timely delivery of material requirements for Planning in line with the approved planning schedule.
Provide necessary information to Project Managers to keep them informed of any critical issues within assigned commodities.
Responsible for modifications to purchase orders due to price increases, over-shipments, expediting charges, freight, and related.
Attend assigned departmental meetings as required.
Submit requests for quotes to suppliers and input into MRP system for evaluation and award.
Process requests for shipping documents for all materials leaving mine site. Processing returns and credit request.
Expedite and track orders that are past due and update MRP system with current delivery dates.
Train new users on MRO System as it pertains to the procurement system.
Arrange transportation for orders as needed; review and/or approve freight invoices from contracted transportation company.
Expand bidders list by sourcing new suppliers, checking references, and submitting to the Accounting Manager. Monitor the distribution of inquiries and bid packages to vendors. Organize bid meetings and ensure bidders receive complete specifications. Receive and evaluate sealed bids, prepare bid analysis sheets, and recommend favorable bidders.
Review programs for overruns on time and material contracts. Resolve discrepancies involving extra charges due to changes in scope.
Participate in special procurement projects initiated by operating company.
Attend regular maintenance planning meetings to support and commit to the agreed schedule.
Rotate with other buyers on scheduled "On-Call" duty on the weekends.
Perform contract management and capital expenditures as directed/assigned by the Materials Manager.
Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct.
Meets or exceeds established performance expectations set by management including working as team to accomplish department goals and objectives.
Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance.
Works without risk or harm to self and others.
Punctuality and regular attendance required.
Helps develop other department personnel to perform duties listed above.
Performs other related functions as assigned by supervisor.
Education and Experience
Ability to comply with established procurement controls and procedures.
Ability to analyze situations, make logical decisions, and choose best course of action.
Must understand and know how to operate computerized purchasing and materials management systems and standard office equipment.
Must have good understanding of mining equipment, machinery and processes.
Good time management skills and ability to effectively prioritize work is essential.
5 years previous buying experience preferred.
Previous accounting experienced preferred.
Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills.
General understanding of mining operations, as well as limited understanding of milling and maintenance operations.
Working knowledge and skill with P.C. utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.
Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
Ability to work independently and also as a member of the management team.
Demonstrates strong administrative, organizational and technical writing skills.
Must be 18 years old and presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.
Requires valid driver's license.
Health, Safety, and Environmental Requirements
Adheres to all safety and environmental considerations.
Have a strong commitment to safe working practices.
Wears Personal Protective Equipment at all times while in the production environment.
Is alert and observes, corrects, and reports unsafe conditions.
Follows operating procedures and complies with all regulatory requirements.
- Strategic Effectiveness
Developing and communicating rigorous and creative business strategies that drive sustainable value.
- External Engagement
Understanding and building relationships with external parties that strengthen and sustain competitive advantage.
- Business Focus
Applying commercial rigor and discipline to all business decisions and customer relationships.
- Living the Kinross Values
Aligning behavior, decisions and actions with Kinross values and principles.
This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.
Serves as a resource to other members of the technical work unit
Typically reports into the Supply Chain Supervisor / Superintendent / Manager
Career Framework and Level
Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.
- Source items for the best value and quality.
- Research and find cost savings on existing items and new products.
- Assist in the negotiation of contract terms and pricing with suppliers/vendors.
- Order materials and supplies from approved vendors in accordance with Company procedures.
- Manage purchase orders, i.e. closing them timely, follow up on late orders and tracking invoices.
- Assist with maintenance of vendor database.
- Maintain regular contact with suppliers/vendors to build relationships.
- Resolve vendor grievances, claims against suppliers and handle associated vendor CARs.
- Perform scheduling functions, as needed.
- Participate in information gathering for new clients and/or new orders, as needed.
- Monitor inventory levels to determine when orders need to be placed, as needed.
- Contributed to purchasing, costing, quoting projects, as assigned.
- · Computer skills – MS Office (Word, Excel) and utilization of an ERP (SAP preferred)
- Ability to analyze a situation to resolve routine and non-routine challenge
- Ability to build collaborative relationships with internal and external teams
- Detail oriented
- Strong time management skills
- Assertive yet a professional demeanor - the ability to deal with others in a fair and responsible manner
CribMaster™, part of Stanley Black & Decker's Engineered Fastening division, is aimed at connecting assets and developing the solutions that drive productivity and efficiency for industrial end users across the globe. The combination of critical real time data, integrated enterprise (ERP) or manufacturing (MES) systems and powerful analytics enables a foundation to create the smart factory and workplace of the future – delivering value through Internet of Things (IoT).
CribMaster™, provides inventory control solutions through advanced software, innovative vending hardware, Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) and customer services to manufacturing, distribution, government and service industries for managing indirect inventory (tools, spare parts, MRO, etc). CribMaster (http://www.cribmaster.com/ ) ties fast and reliable tool crib or store room transactions to a powerful system of inventory control. The system provides critical data to manage consumable and durable inventory, reduce the risk for lost or misplaced tools, and provide critical data to business leaders to reduce risk of tools being lost or left behind, reduce costs and increase productivity.
The Buyer/Sourcing Coordinator will be responsible for sourcing new parts for manufacturing and handling the day to day purchases for expensed items at CribMaster. The candidate will be directly responsible for working with the Engineering Change Process to identify the most cost-effective source, obtain quotes for pricing and set up parts in the system for new product launches or product changes. Managing relationships with key suppliers through conducting quarterly supplier reviews of key metrics and providing forecasts is a critical function. Additional responsibilities are to negotiate terms, manage invoice discrepancies between the supplier and AP to ensure suppliers are paid in a timely fashion. The role will also be responsible for driving productivity which is sourcing related and managing productivity projects.
Essential Job Functions
Ensure supplier invoices are paid in a timely fashion and working with the supplier and AP to clear any match exceptions in invoicing.
Develop vendor relationships, track supplier KPI's, drive quarterly review with strategic suppliers and manage critical relationships. Work to rationalize the supply base.
Work with the Product Development and Engineering Teams to identify suppliers for NPI sourcing.
Execute duties in a timely fashion for the ERC/ECN process such as identifying supplier, obtaining competitive quotes and setting up costing and parametric data aligned with the ECN process
Identify cost down opportunities for product and work with Engineering and Production to execute productivity changes.
Lead cost down and productivity projects related to sourcing.
Work as back-up buyer for manufacturing as required.
Manage purchasing supply chain metrics.
Set-up supplier info records in SAP
Maintain Country of Origin records with suppliers
Assist with purchase order dating in the Buyers Queue and ensure information is updated as needed.
Essential Skills & Experience
Bachelor's degree in Business or related field/relevant work experience required
2+ years as a planner/scheduler/buyer in a manufacturing environment preferred
Lean Manufacturing and Kaizen experience preferred
Ability to maintain adequate and cost-effective levels of stock to maintain daily operations
Strong working knowledge of SAP (Scheduling/Purchasing), MRP and Salesforce
Intermediate to Advanced MS Office skills, especially Excel (Pivot Tables, V-Lookup, Graphs)
Demonstrated experience working with manufacturing BOMs
Ability to effectively communicate at all levels within the organization – both written and verbal
Strong organizational skills, paying acute attention to detail
Stanley Black & Decker offers its employees a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, life, disability, 401k, retirement savings, ESPP, vacation, paid holidays, and more! Only those candidates who are currently eligible to work in the US will be considered for the opportunity. Stanley Black & Decker is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Organization Name6109 Anchorage, AKCompany Overview
WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded Fortune 500 holding company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) and original equipment manufacturers (OEM) products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistic services. 2017 annual sales were approximately $7.7 billion. The company employs approximately 9,100 people, maintains relationships with over 26,000 suppliers, and serves approximately 70,000 active customers worldwide. Customers include commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers, and utilities. WESCO operates 10 fully automated distribution centers and approximately 500 full-service branches in North America and international markets, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.
Brief DescriptionResponsible for placing and authorizng purchase orders within assigned limits. Expedites orders, tracks deliveries, resolves shipping errors, and maintains accurate records following established guidelines.Detailed Description
Reviews daily purchasing reports and system recommendations and determines proper quantities and items to purchase and creates purchasing documents to send suppliers.
Maintains inventory availability while minimizing working capital investment.
Tactical execution of stock replenishment, special order (SO), and drop ship (DS) buying where assigned while making buying decisions based on most economical method with respect to quantities, order minimums or prepaid terms and mode of transportation.
Guarantees accurate purchase order quantities, costs, notes and terms compliance.
Ensures electronic data interchange (EDI), automated stock replenishment (ASR/VMI), emailed and faxed orders reach suppliers.
Follows up with suppliers concerning order status and delivery, and communicates delivery information to impacted departments.
Reviews daily supplier shipping error notices and takes appropriate action.
Reviews quarterly excess and inactive inventory reports and negotiates with suppliers to obtain return goods authorizations on excess and inactive material.
Assists managers with evaluating supplier performance related to on-time delivery, fill rates, shipping errors, transfer cost improvements, branch support, and other measures.
Purchasing within supply chain environment – 1 year required.
Electrical supply – 2 years preferred.
Bachelors' Degree in Supply Chain or related field required.
Knowledge of purchasing and inventory concepts, practices, and procedures in the electrical industry.
Knowledge of industry including suppliers, customers, and competitors preferred.
Knowledge of business performance measures.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong negotiation skills.
Strong problem solving skills.
Strong analytical skills.
Strong computer skills, including purchasing and inventory management systems, programs and reports
Ability to exercise judgment.
- General Office – Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.
- Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time.
Employee required to analyze and interpret complex data.
Employee required to problem-solve.
Employee required to communicate with the public.
At WESCO, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, paid time off (PTO), 401k, tuition reimbursement, STD/LTD, Legal assistance and more.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER WESCO International, Inc., including its subsidiaries and affiliates ("WESCO"), is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of WESCO to not discriminate against any job applicant or employee based on age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status or any other protected status. This policy includes but is not limited to the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff, or termination."
Press "Apply Now" below.
CurrencyUSDCountryUnited States of AmericaUnited States of America
Pumps Equipment, a division of Sulzer Ltd, is a global leader in the development and supply of pumping solutions and related equipment to its key markets oil and gas, power, and water. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment where diversity is valued as a key driver for success.
Involved in coordination and procurement of raw material, parts, and supplies as required.
Perform the purchasing functions including preparation of purchase orders, change orders, and documents.
Review material requisitions, evaluate quotations, authorize purchases within budgetary and authority limits according to company established criteria and product-specific criteria.
Resolve discrepancies pertaining to purchase orders, requisitions, supplier deliveries, prices, invoices and trouble shoot issues relative to non-conforming good with suppliers and appropriate company personnel.
Manage purchase orders from placement through receiving.
Maintain strong supplier relationship and perform all duties and responsibilities within established procedures and standard of ethical conduct.
Provide and maintain accurate and current information on order status.
Research cost saving opportunities.
Support, cooperate with, and participate in company-wide LEAN and EHS management system that includes following all safety, health and environmental policies and procedures. Support and cooperate in company-wide quality management effort.
Adhere to company and department policies, procedures, and standards
Perform other duties as assigned
Two (2) years professional buying experience in industry required; pump industry or machined parts experience strongly preferred.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience with computerized procurement systems.
Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
Good written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
We are proud to be an E-Verify & EEO-AA employer M/F/D/V and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace
Nosotros nos enorgullecemos de ser un empleador "E-Verify" & EEO-AA, M/F/V/D" y mantiene un sitio de trabajo Libre de Drogas
Sulzer abides by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, or other protected status. In addition, Sulzer takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to ethnicity, nationality, religion, age, sexual orientation or gender identity, or other protected status. For contact information, send an email to Leslie Cardenas, Recruiting Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recruitment fraud warning: False job offers
There have recently been a number of recruitment frauds in different parts of the world. Individuals and organizations purporting to represent Sulzer have offered people false employment opportunities at Sulzer (often via e-mail and LinkedIn). Candidates have been asked for sensitive personal and financial information, and in some cases for payment to secure interviews or guarantee a job. These e-mails can look authentic, with a company logo or convincing personal details. However, they have no connection with Sulzer, nor do we use these methods as part of the recruitment process.
Any genuine offer from Sulzer will always be preceded by a formal application and face-to-face interviews. We do not ask for any financial commitment or contribution from a candidate at any stage of the recruitment process
We advise you to look out for grammar and spelling errors, to check the sender's details and not to disclose personal or financial details to anyone you do not know. If you believe you have been a victim of a fraudulent job offer concerning Sulzer, or if you want to verify the source of any job offer, please contact us at communications [at] sulzer.com.
Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon
Job ID :
US - California - San Jose
When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.
How will you make an impact?
The Buyer's primary responsibility will be maintaining and processes non-conforming material from the manufacturing floor and the Materials Review Board process. Contacting the appropriate suppliers for RMA numbers, the movement of materials to the shipping location, and contacting the suppliers to ensure timely disposition and return delivery to the Thermo Fisher factory. Good attention to detail and excellent organization skills for precise record keeping is required. There may be an additional requirement to be cross-trained to become proficient with other aspects of the department to support schedule flexibility as assigned.
What will you do?
Reviews and maintains RMA and non-conforming products in accordance with appropriate procedures.
Verifies all appropriate documentation of purchase orders or quality instruction sheets are following written requirements.
Requires attention to detail and excellent organization skills for precise record keeping.
Performs manual and visual inspection of incoming material as required.
Completes all necessary quality reports, forms and other data entry requirements as needed.
Enters product related information into electronic databases and systems as required.
Troubleshoots work related problems by using technical expertise and input from other team members, both inter-departmental and cross-functional (supervisors, cell leads, engineers, etc.)
Requires the ability to prioritize standard work and assigned tasks, with minimal supervision, in a self-paced environment.
Maintains clean and organized work area, following direction from management in accordance to company expectations and requirements.
Must be able to receive verbal instruction, read emails and posted information, and communicate openly with supervisor and/or cell lead for instructions and priorities.
Fully engaged, initiates activities that support department and team goals, suggests improvements in work methods and is actively involved with all the team activities within the department.
Supports Continuous Improvement, PPI and Lean Manufacturing initiatives.
Trains and mentors' new employees or transitioning workers in the area.
Communicates effectively with other departments to relay key information. Open to and asks for suggestions and opinions of others regarding production issues and goals with a win/win attitude.
Cross training and flexibility to perform job duties and to provide support/coverage of tasks assigned by management is required.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
How will you get here?
3-5 years procurement, quality, warehouse experience, preferably in a high paced environment.
Knowledge of Service Operations and/or Reverse Logistics, preferred
Understanding of ERP Business Information Systems (e.g. SAP, Oracle, Agile)
Be a motivated self-starter and to learn quickly and apply new knowledge effectively
Identify opportunities and obstacles and take appropriate necessary action to address.
Demonstrate the composure required to perform effectively under stressful situations.
Possess good problem solving and decision-making skills.
Embrace change, be effective in the face of ambiguity, and modify behavior when appropriate to achieve organizational objectives.
Strong organization skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.
Self-driven, results oriented, and motivated to work effectively without direct supervision.
Ability to interpret technical data and a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Skilled in MS office i.e. Excel, Word, Power Point and outlook.
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com
If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here for further assistance.
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, we operate production, R&D, and business sites around the world, including Europe, North America, and Asia. Our vision: We strive to be the leading supplier using science and technology to improve the quality of life.
Our mission: We work with passion, using advanced technologies, to transform life science into new possibilities for our customers. Do you want to help us as we shape the future of this great organization?
Job Description Summary As an integral member of the Purchasing team, the Buyer procures and schedules material utilizing MRP, as well as indirect and MRO requests as needed, always maintaining cGMP. This position requires adaptability and flexibility in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Plan, quote, purchase, and control materials from approved suppliers.
Coordinate and negotiate best price, terms, and delivery. Job Responsibilities Procure and schedule materials utilizing MRP, based on build plan. Process purchase requests and ensure parts and services are purchased at the best price and delivered in a timely manner.
Build and maintain strong supplier relationships, negotiating best pricing and delivery. Monitor, audit and oversee supplier performance. Collaborate with suppliers and internal customers to resolve material issues, including shortages, and delivery delays.
Develop and maintain purchasing reports. Perform other related duties as assigned. Bachelor’s degree preferred, or minimum of 3 years purchasing experience.
Experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferred. Proficient with Microsoft Office products ERP experience: SAP and Ariba preferred.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, always maintaining professionalism. Ability to work with minimal supervision, strong organizational skills, and independent problem-solving skills.
Associates Degree or min intermediate to advanced years experience.
Experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferred. Proficient with Microsoft Office products ERP experience: SAP and Ariba preferred.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, always maintaining professionalism. Ability to work with minimal supervision, strong organizational skills, and problem-solving skills. Lonza is an equal opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Lonza. The place to Go, Stay and Grow.
Position: Advanced/Senior Buyer
Procure goods and services through SAP in support of the overall needs and objectives of the business unit. Liaise with the business unit and procurement functions, and ensure compliance with Marathon and regulatory requirements with respect to procurement.
5 + years of experience
Tactical buyer - familiar with purchase requisitions, managing queue, buying RFQs, etc. within the SAP purchasing functions.
Familiar with SAP PM and MM processes / activities. Root-cause analysis and resolution capabilities.
Manage SAP RFQs in order to fulfill the required purchase requisition material needs and short list suppliers.
Prepare and execute purchase orders or other supply documents in a manner that ensure compliance with the procurement strategy, while obtaining the best economic value for Marathon. Catalog / attach all documentation.
Ability to research, prioritize and execute urgent purchase requisitions.
Track and maintain purchasing records in SAP system, and make sure all records are updated and kept as per company requirement, not limited to purchase orders, order confirmations, supplier / contractor performance measurements and other records of supplier / contractor qualifications and approvals.
Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
Obtain Vendor Data Requirements from suppliers for designated equipment, as required.
Ability to create and maintain SAP outline agreements (OLA), and work actively to identify areas for use of OLAs and negotiate competitive agreements / unit prices.
Ability to bid large OLA lists by category, evaluate / analyze, communicate with field to resolve clarifications, and manage all SAP administrative functions to replace existing OLA with revised agreed upon pricing.
Arrange and / or participate in supplier meetings, seminars and business related work groups when required.
Track and maintain cost impact savings in IT system.
Maintain knowledge of the supply market and a wide range of oil & gas related materials.
Recognize opportunities to push relevant requisitions to 3rd party buying team.
Follow up and check out overdue reports and keep business unit updated on status and progress
Ability to expedite purchase orders and liaise with or provide guidance to freight forwarders, as needed.
General knowledge of export regulations.
Professionally and effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
Flexible, self-starter, ability to multi-task, prioritize, and proficient in SAP.
Undertake assigned activities to ensure effective control of inventory, contribute in the development of the company and department by working actively in seeking improvements, promoting cost savings, competence development and being a team player.
Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in Houston, Texas. With a material position in four of the best oil-rich U.S. resource plays in different stages of development, we offer a variety of career opportunities, whether you're a recent college graduate or an experienced professional. You'll have the tools to develop and refine the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.
Marathon Oil Company will take the necessary action to ensure that applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or other protected status under applicable employment law.
If you are a current Marathon employee please use the ERP website to submit referrals.
Posting Notes: || Houston || TX || United States (US) || Not Applicable; SF:DI; SF:GH; SF:LI; SF:MN; SF:RZ || Global Procurement || Not Applicable || || 29854 ||
Location: Van Nuys, CA
Negotiate and purchase from vendors/subcontractors materials and services as required. Perform contracts and purchasing administrative tasks as needed.
The successful candidate will:
Analyze and interpret mechanical and electromechanical engineering drawings/schematics so that you may understand the procurement and manufacturing requirements.
Source and purchase electronic components, machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization.
Compile and analyze statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.
Compile information to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes.
Confer with suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability and ability to meet required schedules.
Review proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment and maintains necessary records.
May prepare bid packages.
Frequently meet with internal company and external contacts to represent the organization on specific projects.
Prepare proposal requests consistent with the requirements of the contract.
Develop new sources of supply based on quality product, on-time delivery and competitive pricing.
Solicit and award purchase orders consistent with the requirements of the contract.
- Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business or a related field.
- 3+ years of related experience.
- 1+ years' experience in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and MRP system skills.
Preferred Additional Skills:
Knowledge of Supply Chain principles and concepts in defense contracting.
Experience complying with The International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Acquisition Regulations (DFAR).
Must be a self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience with Word, Excel & Outlook.
Experience or exposure to AS400 or other MRP Tools.
Government Procurement Experience.
This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain a SECRET security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance, you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.
By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.
Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.
Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.
Supports the Procurement Superintendent with the sourcing and procurement of goods and services for Methanex Geismar Site in accordance with company policies, procedures and strategies.
Develops efficient work practices to facilitate the effective operation of the Procurement and Contract Management functions.
Negotiates the acquisition of goods and services for normal operations and Turnarounds at optimum cost, in compliance with Company procedures and consistent with standards of quality and delivery.
Manages formal tendering processes for the acquisition of equipment and services in accordance with Company procedures.
Establish commercial tabulation from tendering process and presents the recommendation for short list/awardProvides Vendor Sponsors and Key Contacts with support and information relative to the services contracts.
Coordinates the review program and provide a recommendation for the LEM (Labor, Equipment and Materials) contract renewal process.
Manages the administration of labor contracts
Ensures that all procurement and contractual activities are handled in a professional and ethical manner and that confidentiality of commercial information is maintained at all times.
Implements supply arrangements in conjunction with the Warehouse group that minimize inventory levels without impairing availability or quality.
Establishes effective networks with peers in similar organizations and across regions to remain abreast with Best Practice
Establishes and reviews for improvement procedures and work practices that streamline the procurement process.
Reviews Procurement performance using Key Performance Indicators and other metrics applicable.
Establishes Service Contracts and work practices to ensure the smooth running of Turnarounds and projects.
Ensures that customers are aware of correct Procurement procedures.
Documents and communicates vendor's performance
Supports customers on the appropriate use of contracts and our Labor Equipment and Materials(LEMs) system
Actively promotes Methanex's Behavior Standards
Provides guidance and support to the Vendor Sponsors and Vendor Key Contacts.
Experience of Procurement (procure to pay cycle) of plant spares (mechanical, electrical, instrumentation) and equipment;
Manages Contractor Document Awareness to ensure contractor companies are provided with current Methanex USA procedures relevant to Contractor site conditions.
Provides back-up for the Procurement Superintendent in times of absence.
Provides technical leadership in the area of best procurement and contract management practices and systems.
Provides coaching and direction to customers on strategic direction of procurement and contracting functions.
Collaborates with Procurement Superintendent in establishing strategic direction of purchasing and contracting functions.
Maintains an up to date knowledge of product availability, and maintain networks and resources to achieve this.
Maintains an up to date knowledge of vendors.
Is an active and contributive member of the Maximo Key Users Group.
Contributes to the organizational vision of Global Methanol Leadership and as a team member demonstrates the core values of integrity, trust, respect and professionalism
Conducts all business in a manner which supports the Responsible Care® ethic
High School Diploma or equivalent required
Degree in Business Administration or other relevant program desired
8 years Procurement/Contracts & Turnaround experience required
Experience of EPC and Projects required
CPP designation would be an asset
Proven negotiating abilities.
Awareness of business ethics, good judgment, eye for detail, integrity.
Proven working knowledge of Contract and Insurance law, and Tendering processes
Knowledge of computerized procurement management systems.
Computer literacy particularly with Microsoft Office suite of applications.
Good organizing and planning skills.
Above average written and oral communication skills.
By clicking "Apply Now" you will be redirected to the Louisiana Works website to apply for this position.
Making better hires starts with building better job descriptions
- Browse 100s of templates across 40+ industries
- Customize your template with your company info & job requirements
- Post it to 20+ job boards in seconds – for FREE!