Buyer Manufacturing

  • location: Vance, AL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $28 - $36 per hour
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Buyer Manufacturing

job summary:
Buyer opportunity with an automotive manufacturing client located South of the Birmingham, AL area. This position will work with internal business partners to provide simplified, cost effective and strategic procurement purchasing services relative to machinery and equipment.

 
location: Vance, Alabama
job type: Contract
salary: $28 - 36 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Partner with internal clients in order to ensure alignment of objectives and to proactively build a clear understanding of the businesses immediate and long range requirements for third party goods and services
  • Develop, implement and refine an appropriate local procurement strategy for the assigned local commodities
  • Negotiate terms and conditions, award contracts, and purchase orders
  • Investigate and act as a second level resource to clients in the resolution of contractual problems with suppliers
  • Ensure application of an end-to-end (Total Cost of Ownership) view in sourcing decisions
  • Participate as a team member in the development of new and improvement of existing Procurement processes and tools
  • Perform other duties as required
 
qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, Supply Chain/Operations Management (or related area or the equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • Approximately 3 or more years experience in procurement or project cost calculation in the construction and/or machinery and equipment industry
 
skills:
  • Demonstrated ability to perform duties with moderate to low supervision
  • Proven knowledge of procurement industry (goods and services), regulations, standards, policies, and practices
  • Core procurement experience in the areas of negotiations, contracting, stakeholder management and local sourcing strategy development
  • Ability to find innovative solutions to best meet the client's needs
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