Terex Corporation Buyer in Watertown, South Dakota

Job ID: 669

Location: US-SD Watertown HR

Department: Opreations

Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world. Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community. Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship. It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University. Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector. Terex is a place where you can work and grow. Come talk to us! ​

Highlights

  • More than 50 manufacturing locations worldwide.

  • We market our products to customers in more than 150 countries

Position Description

This position is responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors for one or more of the Terex Utilities product lines. Requires evaluating vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the manufacturing procurement field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals to perform a variety of tasks.

Responsibilities:

  • Works with operations, planning and organizing all tasks.

  • Be a strong team player with ability to work effectively on cross-functional projects.

  • Participate in supplier quality activities such as corrective action completion.

  • Works with best total cost solutions. May coordinate and negotiate contracts with the expectation of providing purchase price reductions and establishing purchase pricing.

  • Manages outside processing for coatings, labor, heatreat, etc.

  • Review purchase request for material via MRP or manual purchase requisition.

  • Input Purchase order data via ASI (MRP, Direct-Link, Kanban, demand).

  • Monitor purchase orders to maintain delivery schedules.

  • As applicable, must be able to expedite critical components and overdue purchase orders.

  • Resolve supplier problems associated with over shipments, invoicing issues, obsolete, rework and scrap material.

  • Must be able to develop excellent working relationship with both internal and external customers as well as suppliers.

  • Maintain supplier relationships in order to drive cost reductions while continually achieving the highest level of quality material.

  • Manage purchase price variance monthly.

  • Review, analyze and interpret various reports.

  • Ability or willingness to learn to read engineering blueprints or any relevant technical documents.

  • Moderate technical understanding of assigned commodities.

Procurement

  • Buying responsibility for one or more of the Terex Utilities product lines

  • Ability to maintain Kanban’s and/or issuing PO and utilizing MRP / ASI systems to manage purchase transactions

Material Management

  • Maintain inventory levels for area of responsibility

Cost Reduction

  • Given direction execute initiatives to reduce cost

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 years experience in a purchasing, buyer, or material planner role.

  • HS Diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in procurement, supply chain, operations

  • MRP system experience is highly preferred, as well as ASI system experience.

  • APICS seasoned purchaser in related field preferred.

  • Internship at fortune 500 company manufacturing capital equipment/Industrial products in/for agricultural, automotive, or general industries.

  • Engineer to order environment and low volume/high mix purchasing experience, including MRO and production materials purchasing exp.

  • Ability to interface with company and supplier senior management.

  • Technical purchasing and out-sourcing skills.

  • Strong negotiating skills.

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize work, and work closely with other departments.

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the procurement field.

  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals to perform a variety of tasks.

  • Ability to research and identify new suppliers.

  • Project Management experience.

  • Ability to read engineering prints.

  • Lean experience or knowledge is a plus.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced and demanding environment.

  • Proficient computer skills in MS Office. (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

Location: US-SD Watertown HR

Department: Opreations

Job ID: 669

Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world. Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community. Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship. It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University. Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector. Terex is a place where you can work and grow. Come talk to us!

Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.

The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.

Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.