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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 11/9/2016

Hubbell Incorporated Fairfield, OH

Fairfield, OH
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree



HUBBELL INCORPORATED is an international manufacturer of quality electrical and electronic products for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, industrial and utility applications. With 2015 revenues of $3.4 billion, Hubbell Incorporated operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada, Switzerland, Puerto Rico, Mexico, the People's Republic of China ("China"), Italy, the United Kingdom, Brazil and Australia. Hubbell also participates in joint ventures in Taiwan and Hong Kong, and maintains sales offices in Singapore, China, India, Mexico, South Korea, and countries in the Middle East. The corporate headquarters is located in Shelton, CT.

Currently, CMC (a division of Hubbell, Inc.) has an opening in their Fairfield, Ohio facility for an experienced Buyer.

Position Overview:

The Buyer is responsible for handling all of the purchasing activities related to a specific assigned commodity.

Duties & Responsibilities:

* Identifies sources of supply, and seek out the lowest total cost alternatives and develop solid working relationships with the suppliers.

* Ensures an uninterrupted supply of materials on a short lead-time basis while satisfying all quality criteria.

* Conducts regular competitive quotation and analysis exercises.

* Negotiates in earnest and directly with suppliers.

* Provides detailed reporting on market conditions to management.

* Work closely with other functional areas to pursue alternative products solutions which will reduce our costs.

* Responsible for results on cost, quality, and delivery performance of assigned suppliers while obtaining ongoing support and guidance from the responsible Commodity Manager.

* Works in conjunction with the Commodity Team and provide coverage for other team members during travel and vacation periods.

* Works with the Commodity Manager in developing long term supply strategies that will meet the company's operational objectives.

* Authorized to approve all purchase orders with a value of up to $10,000. Consistent with Hubbell signing authority matrix.

Skills & Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university

* 5+ years related experience in procurement

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.



Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Company Size:
5,001-10,000 Employees
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40 Waterview Drive
Shelton, CT 06484

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