Permanent position: A Buyer is needed for a company that manufactures products for locomotives, freight cars and passenger transit vehicles, and builds new locomotives up to 4,000 horsepower in the Plattsburgh, NY area. This position will coordinate activities involved with procuring goods and services, such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts and supplies. No per diem available. Travel is anticipated.Responsibilities for the Buyer
Requirements for the Buyer
- Research and initiate requests for quotations, select approved vendors for assigned commodity groups, and maintain ongoing communications for product quality assurance and acceptable vendor performance.
- Develop and implement programs with suppliers and internal cross functional team members that address lead times, production scheduling, quality performance, cost reduction, and technical improvements.
- Bachelor's degree with at least 3 years of experience as a Buyer. Must have experience working in a manufacturing environment preferably in the transportation industry.
- Must have an understanding of supply chain management concepts (identifying and eliminating redundant costs and non-value added procedures. etc...).
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