Strategic Purchasing Specialist

  • location: Buford, GA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $80,000 - $100,000 per year
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Strategic Purchasing Specialist

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Strategic Procurement Specialist just North of Buford, GA at a leading global manufacturer of food processing and automation equipment. The position is responsible for performing regional initiatives to support strategic sourcing, special projects and strategic customer bids. Responsible to evaluate supplier contracts in order to negotiate pricing and contract terms. Candidates must possess a Bachelor degree in a technical area (Supply Chain or Industrial Engineering discipline is preferred) and at least five (5) years' of strategic purchasing/procurement experience within a manufacturing or OEM organization. This is a direct hire opportunity with a fast paced and growing company. APPLY NOW!

location: Buford, Georgia
job type: Permanent
salary: $80,000 - 100,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Responsible for the supply base development and reconstruction suppliers
  • Develop a purchasing strategy for the assigned product group
  • Developing and maintaining an internal and external supplier network
  • Regularly evaluate the contracts with our suppliers (Contract & Pricing negotiations)
  • Contribute to defining cost models and predicting price development
  • Accountable for local vendor performance in the defined categories and to define corrective measures
  • Manages sourcing deals, contracts, delivery and quality for a complete procurement cycle
  • Must possess a Bachelor's degree in a technical area (Purchasing, Supply Chain, Engineering, Business or related technical area)
  • Must have at least five (5) years' of Strategic Purchasing experience within an OEM or Manufacturing environment
  • Purchasing experience in one or more of the following manufacturing areas is ideal (machining, fabrication, electrical components, belting, assembly)
  • Familiar with categories like motors, electronics, and also the subcontracting business
  • Must have experience maintaining a supplier base
  • Knowledge of SAP is preferred
skills: Benefits:

  • Full benefits plan
  • PTO / Vacation plan
  • Growth opportunity

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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