A.C. Coy

Sr Buyer

Job Locations US-PA-Cranberry Township
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/8/2018 11:09 AM)
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Our client, a leading manufacturing company, is seeking a Senior Buyer for a direct hire position.  This position will provide sourcing, commodity, and supply base management expertise to ensure that all aspects of the sourcing process to meet corporate procurement requirements.  Candidates should have ten years of related work experience.


  • Procure inventory, supplies, and capital goods for production processes
  • Lead and participate in cross functional teams to develop strategies to source assigned commodity-based items at the lowest total cost of ownership
  • Support sourcing activities in collecting and analyzing spend data, developing and evaluating RFPs, and evaluating and selecting suppliers
  • Conduct negotiations and issue contracts/agreements in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations within the guidelines of the Strategic Sourcing Policies and Procedures
  • Lead and/or organize all necessary supplier audits including commercial, financial, and technical
  • Keep records of all acquisitions to ensure that purchases remain within budget and on schedule
  • Maintain requisitions, purchase orders, acknowledgements, and resolve invoice issues
  • Monitor items received, issued and returned to ensure accuracy of inventory


  • Position typically expects ten (10)+ years of direct/relevant experience based on scope of position
  • Technical purchasing and sourcing skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to calculate and analyze financial data such as ROI, Make vs. Buy, and other commercial requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or related field and/or ten years of experience.


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