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Buyer 8/30/2016

Rexnord Erie, PA

Company
Rexnord
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
124700
AJE Ref #
576017155
Location
Erie, PA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Brief Description
The Buyer II is responsible for ensuring materials are available to meet customer requirements and constantly driving to improve the quality, delivery and cost of all purchased items



Key Accountabilities
Work directly with Strategic Sourcing to establish strategic suppliers for all major commodities, both LCR and domestic, who can deliver near-optimal, QDC
Assist in negotiations of contracts with strategic suppliers
Negotiate better pricing from incumbent suppliers
Move all logical parts to Kanban (CEK)
Expedite any parts that are needed ASAP, as well as ship any parts that are late
Become the designated Point of Contact between the suppliers and factory
Discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine sources of trouble and take corrective action
Input and maintenance of special tasks within the BU systems
Communicate with and work closely with other departments
Develop annual objectives in concert with departmental and company goals.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in related field required and 3 years of experience. Additional degrees (MBA or Master's in technical field) are beneficial

Project Management experience with the ability to management multiple projects with little or no supervision

Strong communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to communicate with all levels of a corporation

Strong understanding of the various lean principles. Green belt or black belt certification beneficial

Strong negotiation skills

A strategic focus on what is important to the Company and his/her role in accomplishing this task

Strong analytical skills

Strong computer skills with strong working knowledge of MS Office applications

High degree of creativity, flexibility, and resourcefulness in the pursuit of cost improvements

Experience sourcing metal commodities a plus.

Capabilities and Success Factors

Strong analytical skills

Strong computer skills with strong working knowledge of MS Office applications

High degree of creativity, flexibility, and resourcefulness in the pursuit of cost improvements

Experience sourcing metal commodities a plus

Rewards

Competitive Salary

Matching 401(k) contribution

Discretionary Personal Reimbursement Account

Exceptional Benefits

Medical Insurance

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Short-Term Disability Insurance

Long-Term Disability Insurance

Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Life Insurance

Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care)

Educational Reimbursement

Matching Gift Program

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Minority/Veteran/Disabled