Category: Purchasing Req Number: ADVAN01819 Job Type: Full-Time Location: East Syracuse, NY, United States
INFICON is a growing, global, leading provider of innovative technologies that enhances productivity and quality in sophisticated industrial processes. The products provided by INFICON are world-class instruments for gas analysis, measurement, and control and are vital to manufacturers and end-users in the complex fabrication of semiconductors and thin film coatings for optics, flat panel displays, solar cells, and industrial vacuum coating applications. INFICON is headquartered in Switzerland and has world-class manufacturing facilities in Europe, the United States and China with subsidiaries located throughout the world. This position will be located in East Syracuse, NY office. For more detailed information about INFICON, please visit our website at www.inficon.com.
INFICON is looking for an Advanced Buyer who will be responsible for purchasing a variety of commodities to support a high tech high mix manufacturing facility. The ideal candidate has experience in exceeding delivery reliability and time targets in a similar environment, is an excellent communicator, and takes full ownership for achieving world class results.
Ensure material availability to production plan
Support (or lead) efforts to engage suppliers in lean manufacturing methodology in furtherance of shared cost savings and/or optimization
Maintain and grow supplier relationships in support of INFICON's tactical and strategic initiatives
Remain knowledgeable surrounding economic and industrial trends that impact the market's prices and capacity
Support supplier quality compliance activities - i.e. 8D process
Engagement with marketing and engineering departments surrounding new product development
Coordination of negotiation activities with respect to assigned commodity and/or supplier base
Monitor purchase price change and opportunities for saving
Supporting role in strategic supplier development
Minimum 5+ years in a Procurement Role
Detail and Results oriented
Excellent priority setting ability
Demonstrated sense of urgency
Ability to Communicate and build relationships both internally and externally
Experience in a Lean Manufacturing Environment
Experience in a Pull Supply Chain System
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt or Higher
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
Compensation will be commensurate with experience including a competitive base salary, bonus opportunity, and competitive benefits package.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)