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Senior Buyer

Port Arthur, TX

Post Date: 07/13/2017 Job ID: 159871 Industry: Business Professional

Purpose
To contribute to the achievement of global procurement value improvement targets for Manufacturing and ensure that the maximum benefit is derived from the strategic procurement of Manufacturing spend.

Responsibility
• Supports the CP Site Lead in the acquisition of goods and services with proactive contract management for categories of goods and services in the category.
• Actively involved in the procurement of local specific materials and services and offsite repairs at the direction of the Site Lead, Contracts and Procurement.
• Provides interface between CP Operations and the location ensuring the Requisition to pay needs and processes are fulfilled.
• Develops local contracting strategies, and implements contract management plans.
• Tracks monthly savings targets against annual goals
• Mentors buyers to promote growth for potential future roles.

Principal Accountability
• Supports the CP Site Lead in developing category strategies and contracts within the site and cluster.
• Supports the CP Site Lead by soliciting RFP’s, RFI’s, market analysis, counter estimates and negotiating agreements.
• Supports the CP Site Lead by developing and maintaining required (management) reports, spend analysis and reporting value improvements.
• Supports the CP Site Lead in registering and amending contracts in SAP, Ariba and other electronic tools.
• Supports the CP Site Lead by communicating with vendors and (internal) customers.
• Supports the CP Site Lead by obtaining information required by the Category Managers.

Requirements
• College degree preferred
• 3 years experience in procurement
• Experienced with SAP, Ariba, Word, Excel
• Negotiations
• Results oriented
• Team player
• Customer focus
• CP system and category / process knowledge

Ornella Mansilla

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