SRSBYR-Senior Strategic Buyer at Omega Engineering, Inc. in Swedesboro, New Jersey

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Job Description:

Do you want to be part of a business that genuinely values entrepreneurialism, innovation and individual accountability? We focus on our customers and are proud of the difference our technology makes. We partner with some of the biggest manufacturing companies in the world and our technical innovations are used to enhance well-known brands across multiple industries.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Execute strategic sourcing activities for assigned categories, including: RFQ's, supplier selection, negotiations, and developing and implementing cost savings projects.

  • Develop supply programs and strategies for changes in demand and inventory plans.

  • Actively manage stocking strategies to ensure on-time delivery targets are met.

  • Actively support the management of supplier relationships and performance management.

  • Evaluate current supplier base and develop plan to optimize for current and future needs.

  • Implement and utilize supplier score card tool and manage metrics tracking and reporting.

  • Work with sourcing to track market conditions, pricing trends, and opportunities to maximize purchasing value.

  • Monitor and track purchasing activities for compliance with business needs, including but not limited to incoming Quality, RFQs, Supplier OTD, Purchase Orders and Requisitions.

  • Risk Mitigation focus to identify potential supply chain interruptions and eliminate or limit impact to business.

  • Implement and executes 5S Lean practices to maintain an organized and efficient work area and maintain system data integrity.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Excellent MS Excel skills with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Proficient working in ERP/MRP systems and understanding the interrelationship of functional areas with the system and organization.

  • Ability to negotiate and sustain networking relationships with suppliers.

  • Exceptional interaction skills when interfacing with our vendors, and various internal departments.

  • Familiar with Lean principles including exposure to Kanban, Pull Systems, Material Flow concepts

  • Sound knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions and conduct financial analysis.

  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks effectively with customer focus and responsiveness.

  • Ability to effectively present information. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline + 8 years related experience demonstrating progressive responsibility.

  • CPIM, CSCP preferred

  • Project Management/Project Lead experience preferred

  • Low Cost Country Sourcing and International buying

  • Technical Industry experience preferred

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