• Full Time
  • Windsor

ThyssenKrupp

Your Responsibilities This role will be located in Windsor, Ontario The Purchasing Buyer is responsible for the strategic and tactical management of Supplier agreements. The Purchasing Buyer is responsible for developing, monitoring, and pursuing the tactical projects in the areas of Capital equipment management for both asset purchases and leases, company- wide vendor/ contract relationships and centrally led supplier management. The Purchasing Buyer ensures that all programs are designed to fulfill the objectives of the company and that program related expenses are managed responsibly. Primary Responsibilities: Provides tactical oversight of all purchases made, which may include those made by other individuals in areas like supplies, MRO, packaging, temp agency services etc. Responsible for the ongoing management, negotiation, and administration of assigned agreements including but not limited to equipment, MRO and services agreements. Responsible for the continuous evaluation of potential opportunities for new or improved program and vendor contracts. This involves conducting all necessary needs analysis and identification, market research, vendor reviews, vendor selections, program recommendation, program negotiation, contract development, and program communication and implementation. Optimizes price, delivery, and terms. Identifies potential suppliers and issues requests for quotations. Analyzes and selects suppliers. Create and nurture commercial relations with Suppliers and internal Stakeholders Be an agent for change and continuously challenge the status quo Present savings opportunities to executive management team setting targets, tracking and reporting Lead and execute Supplier negotiations and Request for Quotations (RFQs) Manage Direct and or Indirect procurement, spend and purchasing Maintain strategic relationships with key suppliers Independently and confidently managing negotiations to support business requirements Executing and supporting new customer / facility launches as required Assist in the management of Supplier relationships, execute contracts, develop RFQ packages, and provide analytical support for analysis of proposals to ensure best value for purchased materials / services Your Profile Required Qualifications: Associates Degree in Business or Supply Chain or equivalent combination of education & experience 3+ years Procurement experience and supplier management Ability in presenting and interacting with Executive Management Ability to multi-task (able to track, manage, and execute on identified strategy) Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) Excellent time management skills to function independently under pressure or in a team environment Ability to travel to tkSCS sites if required Must work in accordance with the Continuous Improvement Values. Observing purchasing code of ethics is a condition of employment. Advanced communication and negotiation skills Complete and timely follow-through on commitments Your benefits with us This is us – your new employer With around 480 locations in over 40 countries, thyssenkrupp Materials Services is the biggest materials distributor and service provider in the western world. The broad service spectrum offered by the materials experts enables customers to focus on their individual core business. The area of Materials Services spans two strategic areas: global materials distribution as one-stop-shop from steel and stainless steel, tubes and pipes, nonferrous metals and specialty materials to plastics and raw materials and tailored services in the areas of materials management and supply chain management. An extensive omnichannel architecture offers 250,000 customers worldwide cross-channel, round-the-clock access to more than 150,000 products and services. A highly efficient logistics system ensures that all requested services are smoothly integrated into customer production processes just-in-time or just-in-sequence. thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services is a dynamic, forward thinking company offering great benefits, career advancement, and abundant learning opportunities. As a subsidiary of the global thyssenkrupp AG based in Germany, we have the security and resources of a large corporation, with a sense of ownership that is usually reserved for small companies. At tk your voice will be heard. When you join our team you are joining a skilled group of professionals with diverse backgrounds across many cultures and industries. Our company values are centered on promoting personal growth, diversity, community engagement, environmental responsibility, and career development. As a growing company, opportunities for advancement are plentiful for those who are willing to work hard – we strive to promote from within. In the last four years our company size has nearly quadrupled. We now employ over 3,000 people across 35+ locations in the US, Canada, and Mexico. Working mainly in 5 major industries – automotive, renewable energy, heavy manufacturing, commercial construction, and infrastructure logistics we strive to be the preferred provider for supply chain services in North America. Our services span our Hands, Wheels, Walls approach: Quality Inspection, Logistics Management, and Warehousing & Distribution. If this sounds like the right environment for you, apply today to thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services: Its not just a job, its a career. We work together closely and respect each other, for over 200 years. If that is just as important to you as it is to us, apply now! thyssenkrupp is an international group of companies comprising largely independent industrial and technology businesses. Across 78 countries the group generated sales of 42.0 billion in fiscal 2018/2019. Under a strong umbrella brand our products and services make an important contribution to creating a better and sustainable future. The skills and commitment of our over 106,000 employees are the basis of our success. With our technologies and innovations, we work with our customers to develop cost-efficient and resource-friendly solutions to future challenges. We combine performance orientation with corporate and social responsibility. We value diversity! thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services Canada, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us directly. ThyssenKrupp

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