Sr. Buyer

Company Name:
North America MRO Category Lead
Reports to Category Manager
Job Scope:
This contract management role is responsible for managing the day to day tactical activities associated with MRO supplies and suppliers.
Assist with logging productivity into VOLT and preparing basic productivity reports
Negotiate and manage contracts with MRO vendors
Key Responsibilities
Buying Management
Assist the MRO/Facility Services Procurement Lead in developing strategies for the major MRO spend categories--electrical, industrial supplies, PWT and belting
Support the Business
Work with the MRO vendors and Buying Center to ensure annual pricing uploads are completed accurately and on a timely basis.
Review and approve or resolve pricing issues for auto PO price mismatches on PO's versus POA's
Work with vendors and plants to resolve invoice issues
Support other issue resolutions between vendors and plants as they arise
Buying Strategies
Compile spend data by vendor in preparation for rebidding categories.
Prepare strategy PPT decks
Prepare SPM reports on a monthly basis to review spend by MRO material group and vendor and work with plants to ensure MRO spend is primarily with preferred vendors
Supplier Performance and Relationship Management
Maximize the value of the supplier relationships to drive incremental value and ensure contract adherence.
Compile monthly SRM Meeting templates and distribute to MRO Lead and Engineering M&R; Director
Take notes and follow-ups during monthly SRM meetings and distribute after each SRM meeting.
Drive Complexity Reduction in our business
Manage content in tools to drive out complexity in our PtP process
Work with Buying Center to streamline annual update process for pricing changes from MRO vendors.

Bachelor's degree and 10 years procurement experience
Bachelor's Degree (Business Administration, Supply Chain, Purchasing or related field)
SAP experience in a Manufacturing environment is preferred
Need, Excel, Word, PPT, V-look-up, pivot tables
Nice to have Emptoris
Nice to Spend Performance Management system
DIMENSIONS / SCOPE DATA (budget responsibility, employees managed etc.)
$75MM in annual spends with ?2500 suppliers
Reports to MRO/Facility Services Procurement Lead NA
Reports to Manager of MRO/Facility Services
Works across 18 plants, 4 HQ's, and over 80 DC's
Job Title: Sr. Buyer
Job Code: MRO Buyer
Domain: Healthcare, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical
Location: East Hanover, New Jersey, US
Pay rate: DOE
Duration: 1 Year
Experience: 10 - 20 years
Recruiter: Niharika Chauhan
Email-ID: niharika. ;

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