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Buying Specialist- Painted Post, NY

Painted Post, New York
SCM-Procurement / Logistics & ECC

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Gas and Power
Business Unit: Service Distributed Generation and Oil & Gas
Requisition Number: 241516
Primary Location: United States-New York-Painted Post
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: No

Job Description:

Position Summary:

As a Buying Specialist you will be coordinating purchases and deliveries for small machined or finished complete parts such as rings, gaskets, pumps, fasteners or services. 

  • Purchase parts and services at best savings and value for the company and affiliates.
  • Develop strategies to reduce lead-times and improve cycle-times for your assigned commodities and part families.  Example:  Blanket orders, touchless PO, price lists etc.
  • Establish working partnership and good relations with suppliers.
  • Maintains the integrity of purchasing data on the computer based planning system with error free transactions.
  • Coordinates with suppliers to meet customer requirements and the requirements of the shop floor and ensures these requirements are clearly defined and communicated.
  • Develops in conjunction with proper planning function, inventory plans that insure inventory levels are adequate, but not excessive.
  • Participates in an effective cost improvement and savings program for purchased materials and/or services.
  • Evaluates supplier performance using the Company supplier rating model, and participates in continuous improvement efforts with suppliers.
  • Supports project management and selling efforts during the proposal and order processing stages.
  • Process scrap or reworked parts to supplier and follow the required documentation process.
  • Manager supplier delivery performance to meet 100% to the suppliers first promise and 95% to our client request date.
Required Skills/Experience/Knowledge
  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain, business or technical curriculum
  • Up to 2 years of experience required to coordinate purchases and deliveries for small machined or finished 
  • Must obtain a C.P.M. within 2 years of position effective date
  • Strong written and oral communication in English language
  • Highly skilled with Microsoft office products (Power Point, Word and Excel)
  • Must be customer focused and a collaborative team player
  • Ability to assess priorities, demonstrate flexibility and understand sense of urgency
  • Self motivated, demonstrate problem solving abilities, continuous improvement and decision making skills
Preferred Skills/Experience/Knowledge
  • Masters Degree supply chain, business or technical curriculum
  • 5 years of experience coordinate purchases and deliveries for small machined or finished 

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