Buyer, Subcontracting

Buyer, Subcontracting

Valmet Corporation | Beloit, KS, 67420, US
Salary Range:$80,000 – $101,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 24 days ago

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Are you ready for the next step in your career? Do you aspire to become a key player within our Purchasing Team located in Beloit, WI ? 

If you answered yes, you might be the one we’re looking for! 

The decision on who will be your next employer should not be taken lightly. If you want to work on the front lines of developing new processes and products that will shape various industries, continue reading to see what we have to offer!

Our winning team is built by continuous investment in skills development, leadership, and well-being. As a global company, Valmet offers many career paths to suit individual needs and aspirations with local and international opportunities. Join our teams and apply your expertise as a Buyer, Subcontracting professional.

As the Buyer, Subcontracting, your main purpose requires you to be responsible for parts and consumable purchasing for selected suppliers with specific responsibility for engineered to drawing items. Also, you will negotiate and place orders, approve invoices while maintaining records within guidelines. Interacting with supplier to insure quality and performance measurements and goals are met. You may be required to audit suppliers for capabilities and compliance ability with Valmet requirements. On a day to day basis, you are the main contact for suppliers for all requirements of manufactured parts and may be requested to travel on-site. You will prepare, issue, and follow up on inquiries and purchase orders within ERP system. You also monitor supplier performance on quality, costs, deliveries, and lead times and are responsible for improving quality and reducing costs on products purchased. Monitor process performance and competency to process requirements including those related to health and safety.

What you’ll need

To be successful in this role, you ideally posses Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in Engineering is preferred or equivalent from two-year college or technical school or two to six years’ experience in purchasing; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Additionally, knowledge of castings, foundries, ASME, and gear drives are a benefit. Computer skills and ERP experience are a must. You are able to solve supplier problems in a fast paced environment with competing priorities. You excel at negotiating and communicate well to develop strong interpersonal relationships. Self-directive, motivated and flexible also describe you.

We offer

We offer a challenging work environment that values innovation and suits development-minded people who enjoy working in a fast-paced and dynamic setting and includes a generous wage and benefits package including a 401K.

Please note that all job offers are conditional on a successful background check.

Additional Information

Delivering competitive technologies and services is what we do best. At Valmet, we continue to push forward and develop ourselves, concentrating on technology, services, sustainability, local presence, and our people. For more information or questions about this opportunity, please contact the Human resources Manager for North America by email at .

When everything works together

Valmet is where the best talent from a wide variety of backgrounds comes together. With 17,500 professionals around the world, we are the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. Our commitment to moving our customer's performance forward requires creativity, technological innovations, service know-how - and above all, teamwork.

Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. With our automation systems and flow control solutions we serve an even wider base of process industries.

Our 17,500 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers’ performance forward – every day.

The company has over 220 years of industrial history and a strong track record in continuous improvement and renewal. In 2022, a major milestone was achieved when the flow control company Neles was merged into Valmet. The combined company’s net sales in 2021 were approximately EUR 4.5 billion based on the respective company figures.

To protect our candidates' privacy, Valmet will never ask any personal information such as banking information or social security number during the recruitment process.