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ABB
February 21, 2024
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Buyer Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing

the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

As a buyer, you will play a vital role in the procurement and logistics team in Electrification Installation Products in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Project Procurement consists of the timely and cost-effective acquisition of quality materials, supplies and resources necessary. It also includes coordinating with associated groups and leading the resolution of purchasing problems. Under general direction, procure goods and services typically involving moderate financial commitments or technical complexities. Negotiate best prices and terms consistent with the Company's established quality standards and business requirements.

This position reports to

Procurement & Logistics Manager

Your responsibilities
  • Request supplier quotations, prepare bid tabulations and select lowest qualified bid. Negotiate agreements with suppliers to obtain best terms and conditions for the Company. Issue purchase orders and supplements in accordance with established policies and procedures. Negotiate and issue blanket/open purchase orders for repetitive-type requirements
  • Conduct in-depth evaluations of supplier performance, including product quality and voluntary compliance with schedule commitments. As appropriate, recommend alternative sources of supply to minimize problems
  • Enforce terms and conditions of purchase orders, and compliance with legal requirements and Company policy. Resolve non-conformance issues, back- charges and claims in a timely manner to minimize the Company's exposure. Review questionable situations and interact with other groups to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Strive for continuous improvement in such matters as cycle time, on time delivery, cost and quality. Maintain supplier qualifications and associated supply management databases. Search for and recommend changes, such as utilization of new technologies and other measures to achieve operating efficiencies and increase customer satisfaction. May provide technical assistance to less experienced staff
  • Your background
  • Bachelor's Degree in business or related field with minimum of 2 plus of experience OR alternatively, a special combination of education and experience and/or demonstrated accomplishment
  • 5 plus year of relative experience preferred.
  • Experience in cost analyst, cost savings, purchasing in industrial supplies in a manufacturing environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office experience, strong communication skills, negotiation skills
  • Knowledge in Lean, purchase order process
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US
  • Benefits
  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Healthcare plan
  • Wellbeing program
  • More about us

    ABB Installation Products Division (formerly Thomas&Betts),is the number one manufacturer of electrification products in North America with a 125-year history of providing innovation and customer- focused solutions for connecting and protecting electrical systems, as well as a unique differentiated medium voltage offering. Our products are used all around you, every day – orbiting the earth, working on Mars, on the fastest trains we ride, in the fastest cars of the world, crossing oceans, in factories producing your food, in the tallest buildings of the world, in the most modern hotels and in the walls of your home. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 38 premium brand names, our Division offerings are found wherever electricity is used. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www. abb.com. Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: https: // www. eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOCKnowYourRightsscreenreader1020.pdf https: // www. dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay- transp%20EnglishformattedESQA508c.pdf As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to [email protected]. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

    Publication ID: US89551849E1

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