Reviews requisitions and confers with departments regarding requirements, specifications, quantity and quality of merchandise, and delivery requirements; recommends alternate suppliers where a savings in cost or improved delivery will result.
Independently evaluate, select and purchase various commodities including electrical and electronic components, mechanical parts, fabricated assemblies and subassemblies, as well as maintenance, repair and operations (MRO), third party services, packaging and plant support commodities.
The role of the MRO Buyer is to improve work force productivity and quality by anticipating and eliminating potential delays through planning, scheduling, and coordination of maintenance resources, parts, materials, and equipment access.
Develop long-term relationships with key suppliers such that both the organization and the supplier achieve benefit from the relationship; lead source projects and assure timely component kick-off for New Product Introductions.
Support financial team including invoice support, resolution of inconsistencies or discrepancies identified as result of 3way match (comparison of purchase order to receipt to invoice), and dispositions including resolution of materials, variances or issues.
This position will have a strong customer interface and the ideal candidate will have the ability to influence others. Excellent relationship building and communication skills along with attention to detail is a must for this position.
Responsible for calling on contacts within producer organizations and Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) companies to identify future projects and capture business for new facility design, integration and construction projects.