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Buyer - Product Line / BU

Requisition ID:  10855
Category:  Purchasing
Career level:  Professional
Contract type:  Permanent

Buyer – Product Line / BU

 

 

Reports to:  BU Purchasing Group Manager

Location:     St. Louis, MO

 

Purpose of Position 

Execute operational purchasing for the BU to support factories. Support the implementation of strategic sourcing results in the factories and promote the operational efficiency in the countries. Work closely with the internal stakeholders and execute BU unique category purchasing activities. Implement contracts, agreements, and new processes.  

 

Responsibilities

  • Perform PL/BU purchasing according to defined strategies and frameworks.
  • Support Purchasing Business Plan, Forecasts and Standard Cost Calculation.
  • Support implementation of new processes and systems, QCDIM, NSDC, CSR & sustainability requirements. Support the factory in NSDC implementation.
  • Participate as required in global and regional strategic sourcing projects.                                  
  • Work in close collaboration with Global Category Managers, as well as end users, to ensure local acceptance and implementation of sourcing strategy.
  • Track key performance indicators on suppliers and internal customer contract compliance.        
  • Define and take corrective actions to improve contracts compliance. 
  • Participate in BU unique categories sourcing initiatives.
  • Run operations according to company policies and management systems.
  • Participate in Regulatory Compliance activities related to product sourcing.

 

Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in a business related area; MBA preferred
  • APICS or CPM certifications highly desired
  • Minimum 3-5 years in a purchasing role required

 

About SKF

 

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 85 billion and the number of employees are 45,000. www.skf.com

 

What You’ll Love About SKF:

Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust PTO policy and 13 paid holidays!

 

Work/Life Balance. A possibility for flexibility and to work remote

 

Health and Wellness Benefits.  SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living!

 

Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! Participate in our 401K program that boasts a 100% match up to 5% of your elected contribution (100% Vested).  And regardless of your participation, SKF automatically contributes 5% into your account per pay period (3 Years Vesting).

 

Much more! Growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all!

 

EOE M/F/D/V

 

 

About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 85 billion and the number of employees ca 45,000.


Nearest Major Market: St Louis