Cincinnati, OH 45240

Post Date: 07/11/2018 Job ID: 165423 Industry: Professional Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description:

The Buyer will develop and execute global purchasing strategy to create an efficient supply chain and reduce commodity purchase costs.

Will work closely with Global Commodity Leader to communicate strategies and coordinate activities related to strategy implementation Screen supplier markets and identify potential alternate suppliers by continuously surveying the market

Select and approve suppliers

Benchmark assigned commodity, identify optimization possibilities and outline strategies for implementation

Execute comprehensive RFQ process to include development of QFD, source selection techniques, and award recommendations

Develop award documentation that can be utilized across multiple GE businesses

Manage ongoing supplier relationships

Monitor, evaluate, and approve supplier performance through KPIs and QBRs.

Resolve supplier performance issues and track CAR

Negotiation purchase orders/contracts with commodity suppliers and manage prices and terms with consideration of total cost of ownership

Responsible for driving innovation and year over year cost reduction/improvements

Responsible for managing and populating commodity playbook/S2 forecast in Quick Base

Responsible for managing, tracking, and meeting deflation objectives based on S2 forecast

Populate and update all procurement reporting tools according to reporting requirements

Assess supplier risk and develop risk evaluation and mitigation strategies

Conduct analyses of market conditions and trends and use this information to predict future supply needs

Continuously enhance purchasing expertise and knowledge of the local and global market trends


Bachelor’s degree required

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Sam Angermeier
Staffing Analyst

Sam Angermeier is a Staffing Analyst with over 3 year's recruiting experience. Her favorite part of her job is guiding people through the daunting application process and making it easier for them to land a great job with our terrific clients. Watching candidates turn into great assets to our clients with successful careers is why she comes into work every day! The best way to reach Sam is via text message.

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