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Temp Technical Buyer

    • Job Tracking ID: 2021.10.25.6
    • Job Location: Mason, OH
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 29, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

  • Identifies potential sources for the procurement of non-Festo product domestically and overseas
  • Ability to generate measurable cost avoidances and savings on a continuous basis
  • Conduct ad-hoc analysis requests, forecasts, KPIs/metrics, and reports
  • Reviews purchases requisitions and purchase orders for completeness, accuracy and conformance with established policies and procedures
  • Confers and negotiates with suppliers to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule
  • Prepares and generates purchases orders and change notices
  • Resolves any discrepancies with suppliers and forwards all necessary documentation for invoicing approval and payment
  • Responsible to utilize basic order agreements issued with suppliers and monitor those agreements which cover the commodities they are responsible to procure
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, and various stakeholders
  • Has knowledge of various electronic and mechanical commodities necessary for the fabrication of electro-pneumatic machinery
  • Understands international market conditions as it relates to international versus domestic sources of supply
  • Manage and execute the implementation of process improvements
  • Undertake supplier visits, compiling visit reports on completion.
  • Ability to negotiate cost reductions, and vendor terms
  • Demonstrate ability to lead decision-making process for cross-functional teams and to exercise independent judgment 
  • Proven track record of working in teams across multiple disciplines
  • Demonstrate ability and skills to engage and influence stakeholders and suppliers
  • Goal driven, target oriented and self-motivated attitude. Demonstrates drive and determination to achieve success and sets clear direction and priorities

Experience and Skills:

  • Associate degree preferred or equivalent work experience
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in Accounting, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Logistics or Engineering

Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster