Reports to: Manager Supply Chain
Position Summary: Experienced and fully proficient buyer responsible for initiating purchasing requests made by departments; Contacts vendors, and requests materials and follows-up to ensure quality, delivery best negotiations and payments terms.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: (may include, but are not limited to)
Establish purchasing plans to ensure that work is completed on schedule, within scope, with cost savings and aligned with projects schedule and company strategy.
Aggressively negotiates PO pricing, deliveries, and terms and conditions with domestic and international suppliers
Drafts and issues RFQs
Seeks and evaluates new sources of supply
Resolves pricing discrepancies
Generates return to vendor if delivery is incorrect
Maintains an awareness of current market conditions and information to keep abreast of sources and prices
Participates in and implements supplier consolidations, national agreements and supplier process improvement initiatives
Keeps abreast of procurement requirements and insures suppliers understand procurement priorities and meets delivery requirements
Pursues target costs with suppliers in an aggressive manner.
Make substitution recommendations where savings in cost or better delivery can be realized.
Obtain and analyze quotations on nonstandard items and continually audit prices of standard materials and supplies.
Ability of technical offers reading and understanding.
Required Skills or Tools:
Familiar with Standard Material Management System such as SAP, Oracle, Maximo or similar.
Skill in standard Microsoft program such as MS. Outlook, MS. Excel, and MS. Words.
Fluent in speaking, reading, and writing in English
Bachelor's degree from four-year College or university in (Engineering).
Fifteen years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
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