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Buyer / Purchasing Agent in Maple Grove, MN at NextGen

Date Posted: 1/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Support substation, transmission and electric and gas distribution. Material or Services Purchasing/Buying, sourcing, supplier/stakeholder relationship building




  • Works with BU partners at Work Order creation and coordinates material/service procurement & fulfillment activities.

  • Ensures material/service planning and fulfillment requirements are met through SC and BU processes.

  • Understands flow of demand to inventory, master agreements, and other purchase transactions.

  • Executes POs accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Develops/implements procurement strategies to achieve cost, schedule and quality goals.

  • Achieves inventory management, scheduling coordination, supplier management, and process improvement objectives.

  • Appraises, market, sells, and disposes of surplus assets Leads customer material gathering, asset sale, and disposal requirements issue resolution, disputes and performance issues.



Minimum requirements



  • Material forecasting and project planning knowledge

  • Basic contract knowledge, negotiation and project management skills.

  • Bachelor's degree in SC Management, Engineering, Project Management, Business, Finance or equivalent experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and ERP systems



Preferred


Experience working with SAP ECC


Supply Chain certification



Utility Experience a PLUS