Pittsburgh area engineering firm is in need of an experienced Local Procurement Buyer. The selected candidate will be comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic.

Duties to include:

  • Strong reporting capabilities and analysis with daily, weekly and monthly updates as required to drive Supplier performance.
  • Drives sourcing competitiveness for existing and standard parts
  • Ensure the supplier quotes validity from Bids to Project
  • Provides support in Supplier issues once escalated.
  • Ensure RFI/RFP/RFQ process implementation/execution for relevant local procurement commodity/category in alignment with procurement internal processes and procedures
  • Ensure single point of contact and accomplishment of the technical and commercial clarification to/from Suppliers and interface with relevant business functions
  • Ensure the issuing of evaluation report on Supplier Proposals collecting inputs from the relevant business function (proposal assessment/review)
  • Ensure execution of Commercial Negotiations according to Procurement rules
  • Ensure the definition and preparation of PO/Final contract documentation for relevant local procurement commodity/category in alignment with procurement internal processes and procedures
  • Ensure the execution of all procurement actions required by Variation Requests (scope and specification changes, scope creeps, claims etc.) in alignment with Company processes and guidelines
  • Support the implementation of Procurement Process in accordance with Company rules and policies at local level
  • Ensure, according to the supply plan/project schedule and inputs received by SP, the implementation of all the procurement activities for relevant local commodity/category

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of Procurement expertise
  • Travel up to 25% of the time
  • Excellence in achieving assigned objectives
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good knowledge of the principles and practices of procurement
  • Maintain high service level towards key internal customers
  • Proficiency of MS Office products, advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Excellence in achieving assigned objectives
  • Scouting Material, and service sourcing activities (quoting, analyzing, negotiating, reporting and purchase order placement)
  • SAP experience is a must
  • Experience with casting and forging materials and/or Electronics a plus
  • Ability to prioritize with strong attention to detail.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience (3-5 years)

To apply for this job email your details to pancoaststaffing7@gmail.com