Senior Buyer

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Buford - Georgia, US, 30518

Company: Heraeus

Senior Buyer
Location Buford - Georgia
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development, and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading, family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 16,200 employees brings forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare and renewable energy to e-mobility, high-tech, and telecommunications.


The following challenges await you:
•    Supports all procurement functions and community
•    Supports procurement efficiency initiatives 
•    Holds regional accountability execution of strategic sourcing of direct spend 
•    Drives regional strategic improvement programs and accountable for productivity and value creation KPIs 
•    Executes strategic procurement for the GBs direct materials (BOM) in assigned categories globally within GBU
•    Manages categories between GBUs globally (lead buyer concept) if required
•    Leads strategic supplier negotiations, in alignment with the BP or lead buyer

•    Establishes procurement procedures for the allocated category 
•    Develops and aligns category strategy for assigned category, incl. markets, suppliers, policies, levers and approved vendor list

Your Profile:
•    A 4-year degree in business or a related field is required. 
•    A minimum of 5 years of procurement experience is required. The equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.  
•    Must be proficient in ERP system such as SAP and possess advanced Microsoft Excel skills.  
•    Strong negotiation and analytical skills
•    Strong emotional intelligence
•    SPIRIT- Strong work ethic, Positive outlook, Integrity, Reliable, Into the details and a Team player.
•    Unwavering commitment to Safety, People First, Quality, Continuous Improvement, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts. 
•    Positive and frequent communications especially during adverse situations
•    High energy and robust work ethic

Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta