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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 155,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €43 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.
Buyer- Auburn Hills
Engineered Plastics,
Location Auburn Hills
Materials Services - With 480 branches in 40 countries the Business Area Materials Services concentrates on the worldwide trade of raw material and construction material. Coal, metals, gases, plastics in all shapes, qualities and dimensions as well as complex supply-chain solutions- this is for what this Business Area stands for.

Engineered Plastics is a leading full line distributor and fabricator of industrial plastic shapes, adhesive products, rapid prototyping materials, and high pressure laminates, specializing in engineering plastics for the fabricator and OEM communities. The company operates over twelve warehouse locations and 13 sales offices in the United States, structured around local distribution service centers providing fast, efficient delivery to their customers. Their value-added processing system is customer-based, designed to give salespeople the tools they need to quickly and accurately process orders. The company’s nationwide logistics system allows next-day delivery to the majority of customers in North America.

Your responsibilities

Key Accountabilities:
• Quote and support sales contracts
• Convert Purchase Requisitions to purchase orders.
• Utilize the Business Unit ERP to manage standard inventory items.
• Manage supply chain to schedule material to meet stated inventory objectives.
• Review and process return purchase orders.
• Enter credits and debits upon request.
• Have an understanding of the supply base including contact and general costing information, lead time and capabilities.
• Establish supplier relationships with both inside and outside sales contacts.
• Understand of corporate objectives, including ROCE, sales/ operations/ purchasing.
• A complete understanding of the Purchasing System and the process for contracts and scheduling agreements.
• Purchase for Contractual Agreements and work with regions to evaluate risk and review alternatives.
• General understanding of internal processing equipment.
• Understand the global supply base.
• Effectively communicate with both internal customers and the supply base
• Meets TKMNA Employee Attributes / Competencies

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirement for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Your profile

Qualifications:
Minimum Requirements:
• Knowledge of purchasing procedures- normally acquired through the completion of a Bachelors degree in Supply Chain Management or other closely related fields.
• Work requires a general understanding of company policies and procedures and the individual to maintain accurate records and files.
• Work requires a basic understanding of supplier and general mill capabilities. This can be acquired in 6-12 months through training and experience.
• Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate and work on day-to-day basis with purchasing mill contacts and internal customers.

Preferred Requirements:
• 1-2 years purchasing experience
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. Materials Services - With 480 branches in 40 countries the Business Area Materials Services concentrates on the worldwide trade of raw material and construction material. Coal, metals, gases, plastics in all shapes, qualities and dimensions as well as complex supply-chain solutions- this is for what this Business Area stands for.

Engineered Plastics is a leading full line distributor and fabricator of industrial plastic shapes, adhesive products, rapid prototyping materials, and high pressure laminates, specializing in engineering plastics for the fabricator and OEM communities. The company operates over twelve warehouse locations and 13 sales offices in the United States, structured around local distribution service centers providing fast, efficient delivery to their customers. Their value-added processing system is customer-based, designed to give salespeople the tools they need to quickly and accurately process orders. The company’s nationwide logistics system allows next-day delivery to the majority of customers in North America.
Your responsibilities
Key Accountabilities:
• Quote and support sales contracts
• Convert Purchase Requisitions to purchase orders.
• Utilize the Business Unit ERP to manage standard inventory items.
• Manage supply chain to schedule material to meet stated inventory objectives.
• Review and process return purchase orders.
• Enter credits and debits upon request.
• Have an understanding of the supply base including contact and general costing information, lead time and capabilities.
• Establish supplier relationships with both inside and outside sales contacts.
• Understand of corporate objectives, including ROCE, sales/ operations/ purchasing.
• A complete understanding of the Purchasing System and the process for contracts and scheduling agreements.
• Purchase for Contractual Agreements and work with regions to evaluate risk and review alternatives.
• General understanding of internal processing equipment.
• Understand the global supply base.
• Effectively communicate with both internal customers and the supply base
• Meets TKMNA Employee Attributes / Competencies

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirement for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
Your profile
Qualifications:
Minimum Requirements:
• Knowledge of purchasing procedures- normally acquired through the completion of a Bachelors degree in Supply Chain Management or other closely related fields.
• Work requires a general understanding of company policies and procedures and the individual to maintain accurate records and files.
• Work requires a basic understanding of supplier and general mill capabilities. This can be acquired in 6-12 months through training and experience.
• Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate and work on day-to-day basis with purchasing mill contacts and internal customers.

Preferred Requirements:
• 1-2 years purchasing experience