Senior Buyer – Capital Procurement

Job Type: Full-time
Location: Memphis, TN
Post Date: 1/1/1970

Job Description

This position is responsible for day to day purchasing of Capital Equipment and Services for various plants for both growth and sustaining CapEx and OEM spend within GEC and will be a member of the GEC Procurement team reporting to Global Director – Capital Procurement.

The essential duties include:

  • Negotiating, contracting, and purchasing equipment, spare parts and services required for various plants within GEC

Principal Accountabilities

  • Evaluate vendor quotes and proposals in accordance to defined schedules and defined Statement of Work (SOW) and engaging in next level of negotiations utilizing various tools in the toolbox


Educational and Other Skill Requirement

• Bachelors or advanced degree in Engineering preferred

• 3+ years of engineering experience and 1 + year of procurement/ supply chain experience in capital procurement in a manufacturing company with a mature procurement function

• Experience with negotiating capital and service level agreements

• Detail oriented and organized with good project management skills

• Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, standards and specifications

• Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and working exposure to Purchasing module within ERP system like SAP and/or Oracle

Working Conditions and Environment

• Office environment, and minimum travel (<10%) to manufacturing facilities

Additional Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

GEC Packaging Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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