2019-01-02

Site Buyer
Job Opportunity at KLA Industries

Posted on Jan 2

http://www.klaindustries.com    513-939-3560

Location: Augusta, GA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4181160

Position: Site Buyer
 
Company: A leading world producer of high-performance plastics and specialty materials with a portfolio of over 30 brands in over 1500 formulations used in hundreds of applications with locations on five continents. This is a $13B organization with 60 US locations. For 150 years they have driven innovation serving diversified markets from consumer goods to energy. The company has 21 Global Research Centers. The Specialty Polymers Business unit has unparalleled expertise in aromatic polymers, high barrier polymers and fluoropolymers.
 

We appreciate our employees by providing:
  • High Base Salary
  • High Bonus Potential
  • 401K with company match
  • Full benefits
  • Advancement opportunities with 60 US locations

Reporting directly to the Global Head of Purchasing, the Site Buyer is responsible for managing the site spend of around 100K for Borger, TX and Orange, TX sites, excluding raw materials and logistics. You will work closely with Head of Purchasing, category buyers/managers and plant management, analyzing plant spends and operational issues, developing spend optimization opportunities and operational improvements. You will travel between sites about 20%.
 
Community Information: Augusta, GA- Borger, TX or Orange, TX
 
What the client is looking for:
  • Bachelor’s degree required; major in Engineering or Supply Chain preferred. Master’s degree a plus.
  • At least 7 years of experience in the purchasing domain.
  • Chemical Industry knowledge (Production, maintenance, etc…) required
  • Purchasing within the technical goods and technical services categories preferred.
  • Successful experience in a supervisory position a plus.
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