Pearland, TX
30+ days ago


Job Description
If you are a Senior Buyer professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you! Based in ourPearland, TX location, you willselect capable and competitive suppliers based on quality, delivery, service, and total cost objectives.
  • Places orders for materials, equipment, operating supplies, and services involving high financial risk.
    • Selects capable and competitive suppliers based on quality, delivery, service, and total cost objectives
    • Applies proper terms and condition
    • Anticipates and identifies problems, develops alternative solutions, and selects and implements appropriate solutions;communicates major problems to management
    • Administers purchasing per established purchasing procedure
  • Establishes material contracts consistent with cost, schedule, inventory, and quality requirements.
    • Develops and negotiates long term annual contracts and agreements using proper terms and conditions
    • Administers and ensures compliance to contract terms and conditions
    • Seeks guidance and approval of supervisor before company resources are committed beyond authorized limits
  • Participates in and provides leadership role for the research of materials for new products.
  • Ensure the delivery of materials, equipment or services to meet production schedules.
    • Issues purchase orders to replenish stock
    • Places orders for materials that are identified as ldquo;Specialsrdquo; which have no pricing and/or suppliers established
    • Develops forecasts and schedules for product models
    • Has extensive contact with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery of acceptable product and resolve issues; expedite materialas requested by the Customer Service and/or Production groups
    • Completes the necessary paperwork and communicates to appropriate personnel when returns, repairs, exchanges, or credits are required
  • Updates purchasing database information in an accurate and timely manner.
    • Updates supplier lead-times
    • May be responsible for ensuring that assigned component specifications/drawings are clear and accurate
  • Supports company objectives in areas of quality, delivery, inventory, and cost
    • Reports supplier quality and delivery performance
    • Provides price and availability forecasts
    • Works with other Buyers or Accounts Payable to correct purchase order/receipt discrepancies
    • Actively seeks alternative processes, suppliers, and materials to minimize cost and ensure delivery and qualityrequirements are met
  • May perform complex duties in order to maximize the effectiveness of the assigned work group.
  • Participates in Continuous Improvement activities
  • Maintains conduct consistent with company policy, accepted practice and applicable Federal and State regulations.
You carefully consider all relevant factors and use appropriate decision-making criteria and principles.You display a can-do attitude in good and bad times.You set objectives to align with broader organizational goals. You persist in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks.You partner with others to get work done. You prepare content for communication that is impactful.

  • Bachelor#39;s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or related field

  • Four (4) years of related experience
  • Buying/planning/inventory control experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (verbal/written) effectively with customers, suppliers, and all employees.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a cooperative and team-oriented environment.

  • Demonstrated analytical and planning skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Negotiation Experience

  • Ability to drive savings

  • Working with Suppliers experience

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States

Our Commitment to Our People
We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills and competencies to compete and lead in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development from onboarding through senior leadership.
Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual/family needs: medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more. We provide employees flexible time off plans including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.
Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities and the world in which we live..
Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers. This philosophy is fundamental to living our companyrsquo;s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place.
Diversity and Inclusion at Emerson is about welcoming, respecting, and valuing the differences each employee possesses. Inclusion is creating a real sense of engagement, belonging and connection for all employees. Learn more about ourand about.
Work Authorization
Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.
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Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with %2418.4 billion in sales, more than 20 Innovation, Solutions & Engineering Centers, and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers. We are innovators, question-askers and problem-solvers. We don’t settle for good enough or “This is the way it’s always been done.” Instead, we push ourselves and strive for the “never been done before.”
Our Automation Solutions business enables the greatest use of the world's most valuable resources, ensuring the performance and safety of industries that are the backbone of daily life.
Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.
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