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Buyer

Company: TRUMPF
Location: Cranbury
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

How brave are you? We are a high-tech company providing machine tools and laser technology, and are looking for people who can face new challenges with a fresh mind. As an independent family company, we offer you the freedom and trust to put your brave ideas into practice. With you on board, we would like to power ahead with the digital networking of the manufacturing industry. Our passion and creative drive ensure that we are an innovative force - across the globe at over 70 TRUMPF locations. SummaryBuyer will work within the Purchasing Department and will be responsible for assigned commodity groups, and complete tasks or projects that are aligned with corporate purchasing guidelines and strategies. Areas of focus will be to cultivate and maintain open communication with all internal and external business partners. Our new team member will ideally have international and domestic procurement experience, with a focus on cost optimization and maintaining uninterrupted supply of material within a highly specialized production facility. Familiarity with semi-conductor laser components, machined parts and optics will be beneficial. This individual will possess excellent communication and decision-making skills. Familiarity with MS Office 365 and SAP is strongly desired. Buyer Principal Duties & ResponsibilitiesThe statements below are intended to describe the general nature and level of work in this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. The position may require that employees perform other duties as assigned.

  • Manage request for quote (RFQ) process, generate cost estimates and target costs for commodity group
  • Support contract negotiations within budgetary limitations and scope of authority, prepare and evaluate bids and vendor agreements, primarily of project specific materials.
  • Manage materials and vendor master data and update purchasing information in SAP.
  • Assist in new supplier qualification. Develop and maintain vendor relations, confer and negotiate with vendors both nationally and globally while ensuring compliance with company specifications, obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
  • Develop timelines for the delivery of particular items so that production or special projects can proceed as required.
  • Check invoices for accuracy and troubleshoot delivery related issues along with invoice and price concerns.
  • Evaluate certain vendor and carrier performances, make recommendations for continuous improvement of global buying processes.
  • Consult with development and quality control personnel, as well as with vendors, and other necessary parties regarding new materials, defective or unacceptable goods or services to determine source of concern and take corrective action.
  • Communicate with people inside and outside the organization, representing the organization to suppliers, the public and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone.Buyer RequirementsWell organized and detail-oriented individual who has earned a bachelor's degree e.g., in business, supply chain management or engineering, and/or has a minimum of five (5) years of experience in an international purchasing environment. This candidate will exhibit strong analytical, communication and negotiation skills and the proven ability to foster positive internal and external business relationships. The ability to work independently within cross-functional teams is necessary. SAP experience is beneficial, including excellent MS Office 365 skills. Verbal and written comprehension of the German language is a plus, along with familiarity with Import/Export requirements and accounting procedures.TRUMPF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. #MST

Keywords: TRUMPF, Trenton , Buyer, Professions , Cranbury, New Jersey

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