Regional Buyer

Ames, IA 50010

Post Date: 06/20/2018 Job ID: DJW5.8.4 Industry: Supply Chain Pay Rate: 95K - 100K

$10B global chemical manufacturer that is a leader in their marketplace is looking for a Regional Buyer to add to their procurement team.  This person will work in the Animal Feed Additives division and be responsible for an annual spend of $50-70M of feed additives, ingredients, minerals, and enzymes.  

Company is looking for someone with 3+ years’ experience in a strategic procurement role. 

Company is offering a base salary of $95-100K plus bonus.

Responsibilities

  • Purchase the required products/services at the lowest possible cost
  • Participate and support in functional areas
  • Contribute to all elements of the Regional DNP Purchasing Strategy
  • Report status of saving initiatives regionally and to the Global Category Managers
  • Develop and implement sourcing activities for regional categories
  • Manage/evaluate contract compliance, data management and supplier performance
  • Evaluate and renew contract by identifying and prioritizing opportunities for reduction of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
  • Collect and manage internal customers feedback & supplier performance (based on defined KPIs)
  • Develop and manage relationships with existing and new suppliers and track their performance
  • Lead Procurement Department through internal corporate and external audits for raw materials and packaging items.
  • Work closely with QA/QC to improve and ensure supplier quality service and reliability. 
  • Perform supplier on-site audits when necessary.
  • Forecast and provide budget figures for raw materials.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor or master in business administration, commerce, engineering or other related experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar function or other functional management 

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Dan Webber
Executive Recruiter

I work with clients and candidates on a national basis- filling positions specific to Supply Chain and Procurement. Focus is on chemical, food, and industrial verticals; covering all of supply chain management, procurement, planning, logistics, and transportation. I work with all levels, from buyers/analysts to VP level.


My goal is to provide the best candidates to client companies, while maximizing those candidates' opportunity for career growth.


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