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thyssenkrupp AG (TK) is a leading global diversified technology and materials group based in Essen, Germany. It has 150,000 employees in over 80 countries developing ideas and innovations into solutions for sustainable progress. In fiscal year 2012/2013, the Group generated sales of over $50 billion.

The company comprises five business areas (BA): Steel Europe, Materials Services, Elevator Technologies, Components Technologies, and Industrial Solutions, which serve clients across the automotive, aerospace, industrial and chemical sectors.

In North America, thyssenkrupp Group companies offer a range of products and services, including premium carbon steel; high-performance alloys; automotive components and systems; elevators, escalators, moving walks and passenger boarding bridges; and material trading, logistical and industrial services. In fiscal year 2012/2013, thyssenkrupp companies in Canada, the United States and Mexico employed approximately 20,000 employees and recorded sales of over $10 billion.

Buyer
thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp,
Location Middleton

thyssenkrupp has 150,000 employees in over 80 countries working with passion and expertise to develop solutions for sustainable progress. Their skills and commitment are the basis of our success. In fiscal year 2011/2012 thyssenkrupp generated sales of €40 billion.  thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees and more than 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America.  

Innovations and technical progress are key factors in managing global growth and using finite resources in a sustainable way. With our engineering expertise in the areas of “Material”, “Mechanical” and “Plant”, we enable our customers to gain an edge in the global market and manufacture innovative products in a cost and resource efficient way. thyssenkrupp companies in North America offer a range of products and services, including premium carbon steel; high-performance alloys; automotive components and systems; elevators, escalators, moving walkways and passenger boarding bridges; and plant construction material trading, logistical and industrial services.  In fiscal year 2010/2011, thyssenkrupp companies in Canada, the United States and Mexico employed more than 24,000 and recorded sales of over $10 billion.

The Elevator Technology business area brings together the thyssenkrupp Group's global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 5.7 billion euros in fiscal 2011/2012 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator is one of the world's leading elevator companies. With more than 47,000 skilled employees, the company offers innovative and energy-efficient products designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. 900 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.

Your responsibilities

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking an experienced Buyer to join our world class Manufacturing Team in Middleton TN.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Operational Responsibilities:

  • Continuity-of-supply
  • Inventory planning / management
  • Relentless root cause analyses
  • Problem solving
  • Process improvements
  • Cost reduction (premium freight)
  • Cross-functional team involvement
  • Physical inventory
  • Office 6S
  • Other operational duties as assigned

 Transactional Responsibilities:

  • ERP / MRP management
  • Excess and obsolescence reconciliation
  • Negative inventory reconciliation
  • Invoice pricing resolution
  • Forecast generation
  • Other transactional duties as assigned

Your profile

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience preferably in a lean manufacturing culture
  • 5 years’ purchasing and planning experience within a lean manufacturing culture
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated success in year-over-year material cost reduction projects
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of engineering drawings of component parts
  • Familiar with engineering change processes and bills of materials
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

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About thyssenkrupp
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

thyssenkrupp has 150,000 employees in over 80 countries working with passion and expertise to develop solutions for sustainable progress. Their skills and commitment are the basis of our success. In fiscal year 2011/2012 thyssenkrupp generated sales of €40 billion.  thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees and more than 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America.  

Innovations and technical progress are key factors in managing global growth and using finite resources in a sustainable way. With our engineering expertise in the areas of “Material”, “Mechanical” and “Plant”, we enable our customers to gain an edge in the global market and manufacture innovative products in a cost and resource efficient way. thyssenkrupp companies in North America offer a range of products and services, including premium carbon steel; high-performance alloys; automotive components and systems; elevators, escalators, moving walkways and passenger boarding bridges; and plant construction material trading, logistical and industrial services.  In fiscal year 2010/2011, thyssenkrupp companies in Canada, the United States and Mexico employed more than 24,000 and recorded sales of over $10 billion.

The Elevator Technology business area brings together the thyssenkrupp Group's global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 5.7 billion euros in fiscal 2011/2012 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator is one of the world's leading elevator companies. With more than 47,000 skilled employees, the company offers innovative and energy-efficient products designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. 900 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.

Your responsibilities

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking an experienced Buyer to join our world class Manufacturing Team in Middleton TN.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Operational Responsibilities:

  • Continuity-of-supply
  • Inventory planning / management
  • Relentless root cause analyses
  • Problem solving
  • Process improvements
  • Cost reduction (premium freight)
  • Cross-functional team involvement
  • Physical inventory
  • Office 6S
  • Other operational duties as assigned

 Transactional Responsibilities:

  • ERP / MRP management
  • Excess and obsolescence reconciliation
  • Negative inventory reconciliation
  • Invoice pricing resolution
  • Forecast generation
  • Other transactional duties as assigned
Your profile

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience preferably in a lean manufacturing culture
  • 5 years’ purchasing and planning experience within a lean manufacturing culture
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated success in year-over-year material cost reduction projects
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of engineering drawings of component parts
  • Familiar with engineering change processes and bills of materials
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

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