• Buyer

    Actalent Columbus, OH 43201

    Job #2314100252

  • Description:

    A manufacturing specialize in the development & manufacturing components within powder metallurgy applications. Working alongside OEM,s and Tier 1 & 2 suppliers. Developing high-precision, high-strength parts produced using special process technology. Components are used in car engines, transmissions and steering systems, and for the electrification of passenger vehicles. Responsibilities » Develop, lead, and implement business cost reduction strategies to improve our cost position without sacrificing quality » Evaluate, coordinate, and support sourcing opportunities in North America » Support product development teams by sourcing identified needs from a qualified supplier while leading the qualification process » Challenge existing supplier to recommend more cost effective and/or more reliable products that will improve our competitive position. Assist in the evaluation and coordination of these recommendations » Negotiate contracts, terms, and deadlines with vendors and suppliers » Day-to-day purchasing process management, troubleshooting, and approvals


    Purchasing, Procurement, Sap, Buying experience, Buyer purchasing, Supply chain, Inventory

    Top Skills Details:

    Purchasing,Procurement,Sap,Buying experience,Buyer purchasing

    Additional Skills & Qualifications:

    MUST HAVES: - Bachelors Degree in Business, Economics or Engineering - 1-4 years of experience as Buyer/Purchasing within a manufacturing environment. - Experience with SAP materials management

    Experience Level:

    Intermediate Level

    About Actalent:

    Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

    The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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