Senior Buyer - Direct Materials
- Location: Orlando, Florida
- Working Situation: Remote
Interested in the next opportunity? Looking for personal and organizational growth?
This heavy manufacturing client is hiring a tactical and strategic sourcing Senior Buyer, focused on direct materials. Ranging from nuts to bolts to steel and other direct materials, this position will focus on expanding and developing positive supplier relations on a global scale with a $100M annual spend.
- Establish and maintain positive supplier relationships
- Negotiate with suppliers on contracts for cost savings as well as evaluate and properly communicate supplier performance
- Maintain cross-functionality with internal and external business groups
- Strategically procure direct materials globally
- Manage escalations regarding delivery, quality, and price
- Bachelor's degree in related field (business admin, engineering, etc.)
- 2+ years in sourcing materials
- 4+ years of professional experience
- Deep understanding of supply chain (certifications preferred/helpful) and experience with procurement of direct materials