Strategic Buyer (m/f)

ZIEHL-ABEGG USA

Description of role

  • Compile market analysis including the inquiry and quotation process
  • Conduct material flow analysis (discussion and consulting)
  • Research, identify and qualify prospective new suppliers
  • Obtain and compare price quotes for products and/or services
  • Review proposals and negotiate prices and terms with suppliers
  • Prepare and place purchase orders
  • Prepare internal procurement requests
  • Coordinate with suppliers to ensure ordered supplies/services are received in a timely and accurate manner, expediting and resolvng any related problems
  • Maintain updated and accurate records, reports and ERP system information
  • Track products and shipments
  • Coordinate with Operations team (domestic & international) to properly identify product and equipment specifications
  • Create and maintain spreadsheets, documents and presentations
  • Generate and analyze forecasting schedules/documents
  • Exhibit willingness to learn new assignments and be open to cross training

Job requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or similar purchasing major or at least 3-5 years of relevant experience with a manufacturing company
  • Experience with an ERP type software
  • Understanding of inventory management and forecasting
  • Experience in reading and interpreting machine specs and technical drawings very helpful
  • Excellent time management, planning, follow-up, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Very good technical knowledge and understanding
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Detail oriented personality with good communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel required)
  • Ability to sit for entirety of shift and work on computer
  • Minimal lifting, bending and stooping as required
  • Flexibility to work overtime as requested
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to focus on relevant work for entirety of shift
  • Valid Driver’s License and Passport
  • Authorized to work for any employer in the United States

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Contact

Careers Team

719 N. Regional Road 
Greensboro, NC 27409 - USA

Phone +1(336)834-9339
careers(at)ziehl-abegg.us