Buyer (15478)

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC Elyria , OH 44035

Posted 2 months ago

Want to help shape tomorrow? At Bendix we've been doing it for nearly 90 years setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety. We're part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you'll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You'll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today! www.bendix.com/careers

Operations Buyer

Position Summary:

Manage assigned category to meet the daily tactical objectives and strategy execution to satisfy the needs of our internal and external Customers. Mainly responsible for tracking and resolving all daily activities that come up within each category and drive resolution across all functions.

Essential Functions:

  • Support the plants with expediting open purchase orders to ensure timely delivery of all commodities

  • Ensure prices are accurate and up-to-date in the system at all times

  • Support SCE in developing a supplier stocking strategy and reduce lead times

  • Assist Strategic Sourcing Buyers with day-to-day execution of projects and responsibilities

  • Support/Lead DMI reviews with Suppliers, Engineers and Quality

  • Ensure timely resolution of payment and pricing discrepancies and corrective action to prevent recurrence

  • Lead / Support supplier transition projects and new product introductions, including identification of new suppliers

  • Lead / Support global change management process to ensure time-lines are met

  • Work closely with Strategic Sourcing Buyers and Plant Planners, providing information and solving problems

  • Assist in maintaining data integrity in all purchasing files

Knowledge:

  • Knows and applies concepts, practices and procedures of supply base management methodologies

  • Understands concepts of production control, material planning, and MRP

  • Possess sound knowledge of acquisition regulations

  • Possesses solid knowledge regarding the legal requirements associated with purchasing goods and services both domestic and international

  • Knowledge of product/markets and processes

  • Understand business marketing and sales needs and have the ability/vision to combine and implement into the supply chain

Experience:

  • 1-3 years of previous experience as a Buyer or purchasing coop within a Manufacturing based industry preferred

  • Prior experience in global purchasing organization with usage of SAP preferred

  • Must have demonstrated experience and ability to gain proven results

  • Experience utilizing multiple approaches to achieve cost reduction including negotiation, design changes, joint supplier programs, etc.

Skills:

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Self-starter, possessing high degree of self-motivation, and a bias for action

  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

  • Possesses excellent negotiation skills

  • Strong goal attainment orientation with a team focus

  • Solid analytical skills

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Possesses solid listening skills

  • Ability to read a print and effectively communicate with engineers

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree required; Business, Supply Chain Management or Engineering degree preferred

  • Co-op/Intern experience a plus

Position Requirements:

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

What does Bendix have to offer you?

  • Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off

  • 401k Plan with Company matching

  • Retirement Savings Plan

  • Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)

  • Wellness Program and incentives

  • On-Site Fitness Center

  • On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options

  • Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:

  • Company-Paid Benefits:

  • Basic Life Insurance

  • Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

  • Short Term Disability

  • Business Travel Accident Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:

  • Medical and Prescription insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Supplemental Life Insurance Plans

  • Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family

  • Long Term Disability

  • Accident Plan

  • Critical Illness Plan

  • Hospital Indemnity Plan

Required Experience

  • LI-NB1
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