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Senior Buyer

Belimo is a global leader in the development, production and marketing of actuator solutions for controlling heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.  Actuators, control valves and sensors make up the company's core business.

JOB SUMMARY

The Buyer 2 is responsible for supplying Belimo Customization (USA) Inc.

with raw materials, semi-finished products and components and also auxiliary plant and equipment, spare parts and services provided by third-party companies.

COMPANY'S MISSION AND VALUES

The objectives of this position are fully integrated to the objectives of the Company’s Mission and Values.

It is the responsibility of all employees to perform their duties in accordance with Company Policy.

REPORTING STRUCTURE

The Buyer 2 reports directly to the Manager, Purchasing Americas in Danbury, CT and bears full responsibility for agreed upon goals and objectives

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES



* Procure finished goods, raw materials, semi-finished products and components, auxiliary plant equipment, and spare parts and services


* Procure Market Research and investigate potential new sources of supply with  worldwide suppliers


* Assess Short-Term and Long-Term Market Developments


* Establish and Develop Excellent Relationships with Suppliers


* Leading & Managing  Sourcing Projects


* Understanding of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)


* Management and Optimization of the Supply Chain for All Suppliers


* Ensure Top Quality Products are purchased, with On-Time Delivery and Excellent Pricing is a Priority.


* Manage all purchasing Basic Data in the SAP/R3 System.

REQUIREMENTS



* BS  Degree in Business or Technical field


* Minimum 5 + years of Purchasing experience including Procurement of Mechanical Components


* Strategic Sourcing experience a plus


* Must have strong Written and Oral Communication skills


* Excellent understanding of  MRP  and  Procurement Tasks


* Strong Negotiation and Analytical skills


* Very Proficient in Microsoft Excel & Word;  Excellent understanding of ERP systems


* SAP  Experience preferred


* Experience working in an ISO 14001 / 9001 Quality Management System


* Demonstrated ability to work well in team environment and communicate effectively with internal and external customers


* Experience in Importing products from Europe and Asia


* Proficiency in working with an International Freight Forwarder

 

 

We offer competitive salary & an excellent benefits package including performance bonus & an outstanding 401K Plan.

Belimo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 




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