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Sr. Buyer - Production at MTU

Posted in Purchasing - Procurement 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Graniteville, South Carolina

Job Description:

Job Functions:
Process purchasing award summaries and purchasing documents for suppliers directly related to production material
Assist in the development of International Commodity Team strategies that align with Global/Regional Purchasing and Logistics Objectives
Manage cross-functional projects on time and within budget
Develop sourcing lists and monitor supplier performance
Aggressively resolve all pricing, invoicing and contract related issues with the suppliers
Negotiate pricing, terms and annual contracts with suppliers
Evaluate and select new suppliers based on common practices and based on negotiated agreements focused on price, quality, delivery and other required services
Maintain open communication between internal departments, management, and suppliers
Support cost savings initiatives
Support the implementation of a standardized process approach utilizing digitalization, common forms, measurements, and structure
Forecast annual material, purchasing volumes, annual savings, tooling costs and repair budget
Perform special projects as required
Maintain good housekeeping practices
Adhere to company/professional ethics governing the handling of confidential information and the observation of confidentiality
Promote a compliance culture in area of responsibility and live the letter and the spirit of the Rolls Royce Code of Conduct.Qualifications:Required:
Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Materials Management, or Business Finance, and 5 years of procurement, materials management, supplier cost analysis, or supply chain management experience; or 9 years of experience in procurement, materials management, supplier cost analysis, or supply chain management
Minimum 2 years' experience handling confidential sensitive matters with discretion
Excellent negotiation skills
Excellent working knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures
Excellent financial/cost analysis and problem-solving skills when issues are very complex
Strong knowledge of production planning, supply chain and/or materials management processes
Strong global knowledge of suppliers and international/domestic activities
Strong organizational, planning, and follow-up skills
Strong oral, written and presentation communication skills, and the ability to understand the needs of the internal customer
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with others
Strong ability to interpret blueprints and engineering documents
Self-starter with the ability to work independently with little direction
Ability to travel - domestic and international and work flexible hours