Senior Buyer - Hybrid
Company: Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Location: Newport News
Posted on: May 16, 2022
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The Senior Buyer assures the procurement and inventory management
of high technology or life sciences production and/or
non-manufacturing materials, equipment and/or services in
accordance with supply chain optimization and management
Collaboration with stakeholders as the Supply Operations liaison,
ensuring timely and effective day-to-day communication in areas
such as production and planning priorities, material supply problem
Provide representation and leadership for Supply Operations in
support of stakeholder requirements, applying strong Procurement
knowledge & SAP skills.
Purchase critical/complex items to ensure availability of
Work with suppliers and ensures continuous supply of critical
materials, negotiates pricing for products and/or services,
coordinates and schedules delivery.
Collaborate with suppliers to ensure optimal inventory levels to
support on-time delivery. Provide forecasts to key suppliers and
Evaluate and select qualified suppliers based on competitive bids;
terms and conditions, quality, quantity, reliability, and ability
to meet delivery schedules.
Monitor supplier performance; select/analyze the supply base and
support Commodity Manager to develop and implement commodity
Conduct TQRDC reviews, as required.
Coordinates material sourcing for new product introduction (NPI)
projects, in collaboration with R&D. Establishes and manages
supplier relationships including negotiating contracts and prices,
and monitoring supplier performance.
THIS IS A HYBRID POSITION - 3 DAYS IN OFFICE/2 DAYS WHERE SUITS YOU
BEST (AT HOME OR IN OFFICE)
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