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Senior Buyer - Direct Material at Schaeffler Group

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Fort Mill, South Carolina

Job Description:


Schaeffler, a global automotive and industrial supplier, is seeking a Senior Buyer - Direct Material for our Fort Mill, SC location. This position is responsible for providing technical expertise and leadership within the assigned commodities to various internal stakeholders. Developing and implementing activities within assigned commodity responsibilities that are in alignment with divisional and corporate strategic purchasing initiatives.

Key responsibilities include but not limited to:


  • Provide leadership within assigned commodities to plant and corporate personnel
  • Ensure purchasing records are up-to date and complete for assigned commodities
  • Reconciliation of accounting issues with regards to supplier's invoicing
  • Develop and implement commodity strategies
  • Working with suppliers on miscellaneous follow up of items
  • Support launch of new product
  • Initial escalation for plant delivery issues and expedites
  • budgeting and yearly price negotiations
  • Assist Director in special projects

Qualified candidates will have:


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5 -7 years of purchasing experience
  • Strong negotiation, project management and problem solving skills
  • Experienced in working with cross-functional teams
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite
  • SAP experience is a plus

Schaeffler is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans



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