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Buyer

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

This role require to action timely and cost-effective acquisition of quality materials, supplies and resources. Key responsibility of this role also includes coordinating with associated groups and leading the resolution of purchasing problems. Procure, with minimal supervision, goods and services involving substantial financial commitments, technical complexities, or high priority. Ensure compliance with the Company's established quality standards and business requirements, and promote customer satisfaction, Electrification, US.

Reporting to Category Manager, you will provide assistance to the wider business by ensuring that all purchasing activities align with corporate policies and procedures and by providing relevant market information.



Your responsibilities

  • Prepare and implement procurement plans and schedules, and, as required, lead and coordinate efforts of a project team. Request supplier quotations, coordinating with technical or material management specialists to ensure proper communication of requirements. Determine suppliers' ability to provide, within strict schedule commitments, high priority or complex technical products and/or services. Prepare bid tabulations and select lowest qualified bid.
  • Negotiate agreements with suppliers to obtain best terms and conditions for the Company. Issue purchase orders and supplements in accordance with established policies and procedures. Negotiate and issue blanket/open purchase orders for repetitive requirements. Conduct in-depth evaluations of suppliers' performance and identify performance issues. As appropriate, recommend alternative sources of supply to minimize problems.
  • Enforce terms and conditions of purchase orders, and compliance with legal requirements and Company policy. Resolve non-conformance issues, back-charges and claims in a timely manner to minimize the Company's exposure. Review questionable situations and interact with other groups to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Develop long-term continuous improvement supply management agreements with suppliers. Evaluate and make recommendations regarding introduction of advanced procurement technologies and other measures to achieve operating efficiencies and increase customer satisfaction. Provide technical assistance to less experienced staff.



Your background

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field with 3 to 5 years of experience in procurement of raw materials for manufacturing process
  • Alternatively, a special combination of education and experience and/or demonstrated accomplishments related specifically to purchasing
  • Preferred Lean manufacturing or Six Sigma experience
  • Preferred Strong ERP experience (SAP)
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US.



Benefits

  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Wellbeing program


More about us

ABB's Distribution Solutions Division provides utility, industrial and commercial customers with safe, smart and sustainable technologies for the distribution of electricity. With ABB AbilityTM enabled digital solutions at its core, our extensive portfolio includes distribution automation products, switching, limiting, measuring and sensing devices, switchgear, modular substation packages, and related services.

We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com.

ABB in the United States requires new employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or in specific and limited circumstances, be approved for a sincerely held religious belief or a medical/disability accommodation.

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Company
ABB Group
Posted
01/01/2022
Type
Full time
Salary Range
$34,000.00 - 57,000.00
per Year
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Location
Pinetops, NC 27864, US
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