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Caterpillar, Inc. Indirect Buyer in Clayton, North Carolina

Indirect Buyer

Description

As an Indirect Buyer, you will provide purchasing solutionsexpertise, using Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development, Management to delivermaximum value.

Job Duties/Responsibilities mayinclude, but are not limited to:

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  • Responsible and accountable for development, and/or communication andimplementation of a local or regional sourcing strategy.Complies with local and enterprise processesand procedures.

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  • Managing policies, agreements, source catalogs, and special purchasingprograms; and supporting specific Product line(s) NPI programs

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  • Provide leadership for sourcing, logistics and resource management decisions

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  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives activities within Purchasing

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  • Liaison with corresponding Category/Site Buyers and Project Leads

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

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  • Bachelor’s degree from a college or university is required

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  • Minimum of 4 years of job-related experience

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  • Ability to lead teams, suppliersand customers to effective solutions

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  • Analytical, problem solving, and project leadership skills

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  • Strong Negotiator, able to interpret, analyze and negotiate contracts

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  • Effective communicator in writtenand oral form

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  • Well-developed interpersonal skills

Top candidates will also have:

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  • Experience in Indirect Purchasing

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  • Experience is preferred in inPurchasing, Supply Chain, Engineering, Logistics, or Manufacturing

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  • Professional certification in Purchasing / Supply Chain

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  • Experience working with contractsand Legal teams

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

Job Purchasing & Procurement

Primary Location United States-North Carolina-Clayton

Unposting Date: Jan 27, 2020, 10:59:00 PM

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.

Req ID: 2000005I

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