Sirius Technical Services, Inc.
Career Job Position

Job Number 00004B5B
Job Title Buyer
Location Cullman, AL
Description Sirius Technical Services is seeking a buyer. Education required:Bachelor degree with technical, financial and/or business concentrations, 3-5 years experience in Purchasing. Technical and/or purchasing experience across multiple commodity groups including knowledge of qualified supplier pools for such material groups. Must be well versed in English language and able to communicate with co-workers, vendors, suppliers and customers at all levels. Must be able to make independent decisions regarding projects. Experience with relevant software (Microsoft Project, SAP, Excel, Powerpoint, Word) Responsibilities: Demonstrated ability to manage RFQ process for bought-in parts spanning several material groups not limited to: injection molded parts; metal stamped/formed parts; extruded rubber; fasteners; surface finish parts (chrome/painted); machined parts; electrical/electronic assemblies and raw materials (plastic resins). Developing timely RFQ packages and updating price comparisons to evaluate total cost including part cost, packaging, logistics and tooling. Negotiation of part pricing, investments and productivity savings over life of program. Lead cross-functional team meetings including ability to present technical and commercial topics. Communicate effectively with internal functional groups (Engineering, Logistics, Packaging, Fabrication, Finance, Investment Tooling) and external suppliers and customers. Experience with project management tools to support production readiness (deadlines, quality, logistics, costs) of the project-specific suppliers. Change management control and documentation of product design revisions as well as commercial revisions. Creation and maintenance of bought-in parts list through supplier nomination and SOP. Order management for preproduction requirements including commercial change management documentation. Lead or participate in Make vs Buy process. Support the Strategic Buyer in the selection/qualifications of new suppliers. Participation in supplier development (initial assignments, qualification projects) according to strategy of Purchasing/Material subgroup. Implementation of customer-specific requirements (OEM requirements). Participation in supplier evaluation

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Last Update: December 8, 2016