VT Industries Corporate Buyer in Holstein, Iowa
Corporate Buyer at VT Industries
Date Posted: 2/8/2021
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Summary: The Corporate Buyer is responsible for developing the sourcing strategies and leading the sourcing activities of corporate services and materials, as well as to negotiate related contracts and to process the corresponding purchase orders.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, but not intended to be an all-inclusive list. Other duties may be assigned.
Support corporate departments to fulfil the procurement needs and requirements for corporate or companywide projects and activities
Develops objectives and strategies for indirect services and materials to insure customer satisfaction at the best cost for the company
Interact with Department Managers to discuss and understand their needs – verifies nomenclature and specifications of purchase requests.
Adhere to the Procurement policies and procedures; while training the organization to follow the Corporate Procurement Processes, policies and procedures.
Review specifications, analyze market and select potential suppliers, lead the RFQ process, analyze prices/quality expectations/delivery dates/terms, negotiate prices and terms and award and communicate orders to suppliers
Negotiates terms and conditions with suppliers for contracts and agreements.
Places, processes, and follows up on orders to expedite and ensure timely delivery to meet project schedules.
Resolves purchasing and other supply chain related issues and discrepancies
Manage supplier relationships, evaluate their performance and provide feedback for improvement
Analyze and monitor spend to look for sourcing and negotiation opportunities
Manage the supplier’s contracts
Assist in the preparation of the procurement business plan, strategies and support action plans to achieve objectives
Prepare reports, analyze its own metrics and prepare action plans for improvements
Collaborates between Accounting and the vendor to resolve billing discrepancies
Accepts responsibility, holds self accountable for performance
Self-starter who takes the initiative and possess a strong work ethic
Team player throughout the organization promoting a positive work environment
High level of integrity & confidentiality, sincerity and honesty
Strong written and oral communication skills
Competency and technical skills:
Strong analytical capabilities and ability to synthesize broad needs and selection criteria
Knowledge of techniques involved in strategic sourcing
Ability to negotiate and persuade and work with vendors
Good judgment and decision making in vendor selection
Strong initiative, leadership, and independence in developing and improving vendor relationships
General knowledge of negotiating contracts with suppliers
Technical competency with Microsoft Excel, Word, Access to analyse and manage data
Ability to work independently and coordinate work of others
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills for all levels of organizations
Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with a wide variety of individuals
Excellent organizational skills including planning, standards of excellence, and managing self
Accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to multi-task
Ability to work well with ever changing priorities and situations
Must be a self-starter
Ability to define problems and resolve them quickly
Mathematical and reasoning skills required for proper analysis of supplier bids
Energy and enthusiasm for the work and building a stronger supply chain team
Ambition to grow personally and create a higher impact on the organization
Bachelor’s degree (BA, BS) in Engineering, Supply Chain/Procurement, Business and/or equivalent; 5 year experience in the Indirect Procurement field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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Employee Type: Full-Time
Location: Holstein, IA
Job Type: Purchasing - Procurement (https://www.jobs.net/jobs/vt-industries/en-us/search/United-States/category/Purchasing-sep-Procurement/)
Experience: Not Specified
Date Posted: 2/8/2021
Why would a company that is so successful choose to keep its corporate headquarters in Northwest Iowa? Largely because of the people who work so diligently to see that VT Industries continues to grow and succeed. When you walk through our facilities, it’s easy to see the hard work and dedication our people put forward. Today, VT has nine manufacturing facilities located across the U.S. and Canada.
VT Industries is family-owned and operated, with a commitment toward continual growth and improvement. Employees are offered competitive wages and benefits packages.
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