Manpower Group Buyer - Equipment & Spare Parts in Austin, Texas

Buyer - Austin, TX

Samsung Austin Semiconductor is seeking a highly motivated individual with a high level of initiative, flexibility, customer service, and a strong attention to detail. Must be able to:

  • Effectively communicate via verbal/written means to immediate team, suppliers, and internal departments

  • Create Purchase Orders

  • Evaluate vendor reliability and develop new supply sources as needed

  • Negotiate pricing

  • Actively seek cost savings

  • Conduct and participate in Global SCM meetings with suppliers and engineers

  • Participate in audits. Update policies and procedures manual

  • Track the status of all open Purchase Orders to drive down lead time

  • Improve SCM activities and collaboration with suppliers and engineers

  • Contributes to projects and organizational objectives

Education, Training, Certification(s) and Minimum # Years Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, or Supply Chain Management

  • CPM, CPSM or CPIM certification a plus

  • Supply Chain Management experience a plus

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Software, Tools:

  • Technical aptitude: Extensive use of Excel, Powerpoint

  • Experience with SAP preferred.

  • Self-motivated individual with high level of initiative, flexibility, customer service, and a strong attention to detail.

  • Clear and Concise Communication (written and verbal)

  • Problem solving and initiative to take control and resolve issues quickly