Senior Buyer - Indirect Procurement Driving Infinite Possibilities Within A Diversified, Global Organization
Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company and industry leader in creating solutions that improve quality of life for people around the globe generating clean, healthy energy, and using it more efficiently; increasing our safety and security; enabling people to connect, communicate, and collaborate; and equipping our customers to be even more productive. Our Great Positions in Good Industries have been a huge driver of our portfolio development and organic growth across industries, including homes and building, aviation, defense and space, oil and gas, industrial, chemicals and vehicles.
The Senior Buyer will report to the Purchasing Manager and is responsible for all aspects related to the purchase of Indirect (MRO) goods and services in support of site requirements. This role involves a high level of proficiency with electronic purchasing systems, negotiating with suppliers, and analyzing total costs to obtain best value. You will protect Honeywell's interests by reviewing and utilizing appropriate contract terms and conditions. Excellent knowledge of local and regional supply requirements, including but not limited to, Import/Export, customs duties and taxes, and transportation & logistics, is essential to enable efficient delivery to the site.
This role relies upon a thorough understanding of and adherence to Honeywell sourcing policies/procedures and Code of Conduct. You willl be committed to implementing process improvements, effectively interact with multiple departments at all levels of internal and external organizations, and relied upon to professionally resolve problems in a fair and ethical manner. This is an exciting opportunity to join an industry leading organization as a Senior Buyer and play a key role in driving Indirect Procurement goals & initiatives!
Duties and Responsibilities:
Identify and select qualified suppliers
Purchase order placement and supplier follow up
Negotiate complex purchasing requirements
Ensure delivery requirements are met
Assemble and solicit Requests for Quotes (focus on eSourcing activity)
Analyze competitive bids and formulate purchase recommendation
Control costs and obtain savings by using target pricing, reverse eAuctions, negotiations, and market tests.
Consult with supervision and Commodity Leaders to identify cost savings projects/opportunities
Calculate cost savings and document in TrackVia
Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by Manager
Train and mentor new or junior buyers
35 Committed to implementing process improvements 35 Identify and select qualified suppliers 30 Negotiate complex purchasing requirements
YOU MUST HAVE
5 years of procurement experience, to include experience with multi site procurement
Knowledge of Intelligrated business is highly desirable
Demonstrated competencies in the sourcing of Indirect (MRO) materials and services
Strong experience with supplier negotiations
Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of software
Experience with eProcurement solutions
Experience with ORACLE (and SAP a plus) purchasing platforms and others as required
Ability to analyze, organize, and report data
Self-starter: understand and anticipate what needs to be done and take required action
Location: 101 N. Tryon Street, Suite 6000, Charlotte, NC 28246 USA
Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.