Buyer

  • Location
    Curtis Bay , Maryland
  • Salary
    $ 25 - $ 32
  • Category
    Office, Clerical & Administrative - Buyer / Purchasing
  • Job type
    Direct Hire

We are seeking a Buyer who will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating and procuring Indirect goods and services for customer's operations across various categories especially � MRO, Facilities, Contractors, Engineering and EH&S. You will manage typical spend levels $100k or less and will be located in Curtis Bay/Baltimore, MD.
You will also be responsible for training staff at the site on the proper way to create PO�s and be their point of contact from the procurement department to address issues and concerns.

NOTE: This role will travel to HQ in Columbia for various trainings, meetings and other opportunities when needed.

Key Responsibilities:
� Assist the Procurement Manager in the development of category strategies and tactical events on site in Curtis Bay.
� Explore, lead and execute projects to minimize the Total Cost of Ownership.
� Conduct searches for new suppliers of goods and services, evaluate their capabilities, assess risk and qualify as necessary.
� Fully understand user requirements and prepare and execute Requests for Proposals.
� Execute and aid in completion all stakeholder internal paperwork for vendor creation or updates.
� Negotiate effective and competitive supply agreements which protect the interests of Grace.
� Issue purchase orders and track and expedite as necessary to ensure timely delivery.
� Manage supplier relationships including compliance with contract terms and conditions. Use metrics and scorecards as appropriate.
� Effectively manage the transition from incumbent to new suppliers.
� Pursue consolidation of the supply base to reduce complexity.
� Manage supplier quality and conduct supplier audits as necessary. Resolve supplier complaints and issues in a way that achieves an acceptable outcome to Grace.
� Work cross-functionally across the organization to ensure internal customer satisfaction.
� Identify, execute and track productivity including cost reduction and cash flow improvement.

Required Skills:
� BS/BA preferably in supply chain management, engineering or related degree or equivalent work experience.
� Minimum 7 years work experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment with a minimum of 5 years� experience in SAP, sourcing, negotiations, PR to PO creation and tactical procurement projects.

We are seeking a Buyer who will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating and procuring Indirect goods and services for customer's operations across various categories especially � MRO, Facilities, Contractors, Engineering and EH&S. You will manage typical spend levels $100k or less and will be located in Curtis Bay/Baltimore, MD.
You will also be responsible for training staff at the site on the proper way to create PO�s and be their point of contact from the procurement department to address issues and concerns.

NOTE: This role will travel to HQ in Columbia for various trainings, meetings and other opportunities when needed.

Key Responsibilities:
� Assist the Procurement Manager in the development of category strategies and tactical events on site in Curtis Bay.
� Explore, lead and execute projects to minimize the Total Cost of Ownership.
� Conduct searches for new suppliers of goods and services, evaluate their capabilities, assess risk and qualify as necessary.
� Fully understand user requirements and prepare and execute Requests for Proposals.
� Execute and aid in completion all stakeholder internal paperwork for vendor creation or updates.
� Negotiate effective and competitive supply agreements which protect the interests of Grace.
� Issue purchase orders and track and expedite as necessary to ensure timely delivery.
� Manage supplier relationships including compliance with contract terms and conditions. Use metrics and scorecards as appropriate.
� Effectively manage the transition from incumbent to new suppliers.
� Pursue consolidation of the supply base to reduce complexity.
� Manage supplier quality and conduct supplier audits as necessary. Resolve supplier complaints and issues in a way that achieves an acceptable outcome to Grace.
� Work cross-functionally across the organization to ensure internal customer satisfaction.
� Identify, execute and track productivity including cost reduction and cash flow improvement.

Required Skills:
� BS/BA preferably in supply chain management, engineering or related degree or equivalent work experience.
� Minimum 7 years work experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment with a minimum of 5 years� experience in SAP, sourcing, negotiations, PR to PO creation and tactical procurement projects.

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