Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at: http://www.WabtecCorp.com.
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Position Title: Senior Buyer
Number of Positions: 1 Position
Reporting To: Senior Supply Chain Manager
Reporting Relationship: Please refer to organisational structure diagram
Primary Purpose of Role: Primarily responsible is for the strategic procurement functions for all parts and material required by Wabtec SA and FIPSA. All products and parts are to be secured at cost, quality and delivery at competitive levels consistent with policies and performance requirements while maintaining a strong supplier relationship to assure continuity of supply and maximum profitability. Additional responsibilities will include scheduling, and inventory of products and parts as assigned with excellent follow through with vendors.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: (These include the following, and other duties may be assigned)
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing duties on this job the employee is exposed to an office environment and will be required to travel to outlying locations and offices for inspections and tours.
Note: This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standard of the position. Incumbents shall follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by this position and supervisor.
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