Buyer Planner - Springfield, OH

Konecranes

Springfield, OH

Why you should apply for a job to Konecranes :

  • We offer our employees a wellness program which could potentially mean free premiums and zero deductibles for those that participate!
  • We are forward thinkers, solution seekers and restless innovators with the hunger to imagine, design and build the future.
  • Our employees are key to our success and bring our strategy to life. We embrace a company culture, where people feel a sense of inclusion.
  • #1089541801

    Position summary

    travel insurance and so much more!

    Vacation: 2 weeks of vacation per year (pro-rated for the first year depending on start date). 5-12 years of service, 3 weeks. 13+ years of service, 4 weeks.

    Sick Leave: 5 days of Sick Leave per year. Pro-rated the first year after 90 days of service

    Holidays: 10 paid holidays per year

    Overall objective:

    Develop, direct, and implement company purchasing processes to provide goods and services. Ensure timely delivery, optimal quality, and maximize savings in support of operations.

    Responsibilities:

    • Sourcing and negotiating steel & third-party material from various vendors within Canada & the United

    • States.

    • Ability to analyze SAP job cost against RFQ to identify opportunities for competitive sourcing.

    • Understanding vendor capabilities, identify opportunities for alternative supplier sources to optimize

    • working capital.

    • Thorough review and comparison on all quoted objectives to choose the supplier that meets the overall

    • job scope with inclusion of budget, lead-time, and quality.

    • Internal communication between various departments to relay any necessary information without delay.

    • Handling external communication regarding suppliers' quotes, on-time delivery, and quality control

    • concerns.

    • Ensure company procurement compliance through contribution as a multi-supplier manager.

    • Write & document work instructions of daily processes & procedures inclusive of SAP steps to allow

    • continuous improvement.

    • Participate in continuous improvement projects as needed - Lean Six Sigma results driven.

    • Daily review of open purchase requests from internal departments that rely on a timely turnaround to

    • meet operational execution.

    • Sense of urgency in work completion to assess internal and external needs.

    • Works with internal engineering, internal departments, and suppliers to ensure any changes are

    • implemented and understood.

    • Meet all annual goals and objectives assigned by Purchasing Manager. Goals & objectives can and will be

    • adjusted when necessary.

    • Ability to read engineering drawings/blueprints.

    • Knowledge and understanding of heavy steel and associated processes, including welding, machining, etc.

    Education: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Business Management, or related discipline preferred.

    Experience: One to three years of industrial purchasing related experience required. Lean Six Sigma Green Belt preferred.

    Other Requirements: Knowledge of SAP, Microsoft Office, Outlook, SharePoint, excellent personal computer skills, strong written and verbal communication skills required. Ability to work in a structured, fast-paced, and multi-tasking work environment is required. Strong analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills. Working knowledge of manufacturing processes and ability to read blueprints is highly preferred. Must be highly organized, motivated, efficient, and detail oriented, with the ability to prioritize work. Salary commensurate with experience.

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    Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.

    Konecranes is a global leader in material handling solutions, serving a broad range of customers across multiple industries. We consistently set the industry benchmark, from everyday improvements to the breakthroughs at moments that matter most, because we know we can always find a safer, more productive and sustainable way. That's why, with 16 000+ professionals in over 50 countries, we are trusted every day to lift, handle and move what the world needs.

    Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.

    Why you should apply for a job to Konecranes :

  • We offer our employees a wellness program which could potentially mean free premiums and zero deductibles for those that participate!
  • We are forward thinkers, solution seekers and restless innovators with the hunger to imagine, design and build the future.
  • Our employees are key to our success and bring our strategy to life. We embrace a company culture, where people feel a sense of inclusion.