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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

SKF USA Saint Louis, MO

Saint Louis, MO
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Location : US - St. Louis, St. Louis Missouri US 63120
Job Type : Permanent
Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education : Bachelor's Degree
Category : Purchasing
Job Description :
SKF Lincoln is a world class manufacturer of lubrication and specialized fluid pumping systems for industrial markets. We currently have an opening for a Buyer in our St. Louis headquarters.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

* Handle the resolve of dispositions of material rejections

* Negotiate pricing

* Identify cost savings opportunities

* Process MRP messages for PO issuances in a timely manner with accuracy

* Distribute and retrieve ECOs to/from Suppliers in a timely manner

* Assemble or ensure RFQ/ECO packages are assembled in a timely manner

* Identify suppliers/develop sources of supply for Direct and Indirect Suppliers

* Conduct supplier meetings/teleconferences/on-offsite, handle general communications

* Manage network orders for purchased items.

* Ensure proper return of rejected materials to suppliers and debits are posted by Finance

* Issue SCARs and follow through for supplier corrective actions

* Request product evaluations from suppliers as a result of customer complaints

* Conduct supplier evaluations/audits

* Serve as a conduit for communications to and from suppliers

* Provide or ensure suppliers are provided scheduled open order, supplier rating and forecast reports

Job Requirements :

* Business Degree and equivalent experience

* Strong Excel skills

* Strong interpersonal and written/oral communication skills

* Able to multi-task and work in a very fast paced environment

* Knowledge of manufacturing processes and material

* Strong sourcing capabilities

* Basic understanding of blueprints

* Some knowledge of manufacturers prints and specs is a plus

* Minimum five years Purchasing experience in an industrial environment

Lincoln is an equal opportunity/affirmative employer. The preferred method of application is through our careet site at SKF Jobs. If you need accommocation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condisiton or disability, please send an email to HR or call the Human Resources Department at 314-679-4200.