Why work for us?
At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while making the world a more beautiful and sustainable home.
What’s the Job?
In this role, the Site Buyer will be responsible for managing all purchasing and compliance functions for the CertainTeed, Nashville facility. This position will perform all purchasing activities, negotiate payment terms, and execute contracts for goods and services. This role also has focus on cost savings, implementation and adherence to global compliance, and utilization of digital tools while providing timely service to our internal customers.
PLANT PURCHASING DUTIES
RAW MATERIAL PLANNING AND PURCHASING DUTIES
Monitors raw material consumption and inventory levels via SAP ERP, plans and orders raw materials in order to achieve the production schedule and maintain optimal inventory levels.
Processes purchase orders for non-stock items.
Responsible for setting and maintaining local MRP settings for each raw material.
Notifies vendors of non-conforming material issues and requests corrective actions with Central Purchasing and Quality engagement.
Assist Central Purchasing with plant-specific information on raw material consumption and ongoing performance of raw material vendors: safety, quality, delivery, price adherence to contracts, etc.
What do you bring?
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience to include working knowledge of the laws, regulations, practices and procedures concerned with purchasing activities.
5+ years’ experience in purchasing, inventory management or manufacturing activities.
Excellent computer skills; including Microsoft Office Suite.
Passion for accomplishing preferred quality, service and best value in Purchasing
SAP systems knowledge (Strongly Preferred); 1 to 2 years of experience in production and/or MRP planning in SAP or similar system
Comfortable working in a team environment.
Project leadership experience
Experience using continuous improvement tools and experience in a manufacturing environment (Strongly Preferred)
Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills.
Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.
Unconscious bias training
Short term disability
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