R.A. Wylan & Co. Inc.,
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Buyer (2 openings)

Location: Lima, OH
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $65,000.00 - $80,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 3/14/2018
Job ID: 02579255
Job Description
  • Reporting to the Site Procurement Lead
  • Primarily support the daily requirements of procurement processes, managing local and certain regional category purchasing, supporting site-level strategic efforts, and managing local supplier relationships. These responsibilities may include:
    • Support site-level category strategy execution and cost management for operating and capital expenditures as applicable
    • Fully utilize centrally developed Procurement Policy, aligned business processes and enabling systems, and the strategic procurement methodology and procedures
    • Negotiate terms and conditions for purchase orders, contracts, and supply agreements to ensure maximum value is obtained
    • Optimize purchasing within his/her area of responsibility for cost, delivery, and quality
    • Provides advice, guidance, and support to personnel engaged in requisitioning process
    • Reorder materials as needed based on specific requests within defined spend limits and at defined reorder points by using the procurement aligned business processes and supporting systems
    • Support and manage local supplier relationships
    • Lead periodic performance, business, and financial reviews with local suppliers, based on agreed upon KPIs. 
    • Evaluate and manage vendor performance using KPIs
    • Address inquiries from suppliers and engage appropriate stakeholders as required
• Minimum 4 years relevant industry experience in procurement related function
• Bachelor’s degree required
• Certifications in disciplines such as Procurement, Inventory Management preferred
• Capable of managing a small team process to meet defined objectives
• Clear understanding  of, and practical experience with, enterprise asset management (maintenance, procurement, inventory management), spend management (e.g., Oracle, OBIEE) and enterprise resource planning systems and tools 
• Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other MS Office applications