Job Details

Senior Buyer

Location:   Cincinnati, OH

Salary:   based on experience


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CLIENT SUMMARY: 

Our client is an over 75-year-old family-owned manufacturing company based in SW Ohio. They are a world leader in the design, manufacture and installation of high-quality process equipment and systems.

 

 

JOB SUMMARY:  

Reporting to the Director of Purchasing, the Senior Buyer will develop and execute purchasing/sourcing strategy for assigned commodity groups. The Senior Buyer manages supplier relationships, communication, evaluation, production issues, and evaluates supplier performance.

 

 

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish inventory management best practices for assigned purchases
  • Analyze demand data and develop supply strategies to ensure continuous item availability
  • Balance tactical execution with strategic initiatives to drive lowest total cost of ownership
  • Drive continuous improvement of workflows to streamline processes and remove non-value-added activities
  • Interface with Sales and Engineering on re-sell product configurations, costs and delivery
  • Work with Planning, Operations and Inventory Management to resolve stock, scrap and obsolescence issues

 

IDEAL CANDIDATES’ QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 5 – 10 years of Procurement experience in a Manufacturing Environment.
  • Metal and metal forming procurement knowledge (Forging, casting, machining, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field
  • Ability to identify, develop, analyze, and implement procurement projects
  • Ability to maintain control of multiple projects/issues to meet sourcing/delivery milestones
  • Strong team player with demonstrated ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Excel, Office and Outlook)
  • Business Systems expertise with ERP solutions (Epicor preferred)
  • Financial Acumen
  • Understanding of blueprints and technical specifications
  • Professional Supply Chain Certification preferred
  • Experience managing sub-contracted purchases a plus
  • Experience in Structured Strategic Sourcing a plus

 

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:

This is an outstanding organization with a great culture, community involvement and high retention. This position also comes with career advancement opportunities.

Our client’s location is within a commutable distance from Northern Cincinnati and the Greater Dayton area.



Contact:

Jenny Caccimelio

jcaccimelio@gilmanpartners.com

513.842.5340