Senior Buyer

Eaton

3.9

(37)

Fayetteville, NC

Why you should apply for a job to Eaton:

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 73% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 71% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands
  • Strong community involvement with a donation matching program
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • #28482Fayetteville

    Position summary

    p plans to obtain division cost improvement objective.
    • Develop plans to optimize inventory investment.
    • Manage Suppliers to attain material requirements with production schedules and customer requirements.
    • Recommend changes in methods, materials or systems as technology changes.
    • Recommend changes in inventory levels based on trends and changes in product mix.
    • Develop quality sources of materials and services to support plant productivity.
    • Develop new and existing vendors to rationalize the supply base that have technical capabilities that align with our strategic initiatives.
    • Drive improvement for On Time Performance from internal and external vendors.
    • Negotiate with vendors to obtain the maximum value in terms of price, quality and service.
    • Partner with Engineering during new product design by quoting material cost and other related activities.
    • Manage Supplier Quality initiatives and actively support any tactical and strategic objectives.

    Qualifications:

    Required (Basic) Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
    • Three (3) years of experience in manufacturing operations.
    • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship now and in the future.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, business, accounting, or engineering from an accredited institution preferred.
    • APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) or APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
    • Five years of experience in manufacturing operations
    • Previous experience in purchasing/materials or related function
    • Structured negotiation experience including contract negotiation

    Skills:

    • Effective communication skills
    • Understanding of safety and environmental procedures when interacting with suppliers skills on purchases and the ability of persuading vendors.
    • High level of integrity
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to handle multiple priorities against multiple deadlines
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint as well
    • Able to work well with people across multiple functions and communicate/present to senior level managers
    • Working knowledge of Business, Accounting principles, Inventory Control, Economics, Transportation and Business Law Negotiating

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    We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

    Why you should apply for a job to Eaton:

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 73% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 71% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands
  • Strong community involvement with a donation matching program
  • Competitive compensation packages