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Associate Buyer / Buyer

Company: Norit Americas, Inc.
Location: Pryor
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Opportunity:Norit Activated Carbon has an exciting opportunity for a Buyer on our Sourcing team. This role is responsible for following up on orders, bids, approvals, deliveries; processing of requisitions; maintenance of contracts, invoice and vendor records, as well as purchasing of off-the-shelf items. The role will work from our manufacturing facility in Pryor, Oklahoma.

  • Are you a positive, hard-working, energetic, and motivated professional with a passion for building relationships with vendors and colleagues?
  • Are you driven to win? Are you known for your integrity--- for always doing the right thing?
  • Are you curious, coachable, and passionate about learning? Are you interested in working for a company that makes the world better through purification?If so, please consider the opportunity we have for you to join our team!Who We Are:Norit Americas Inc. is the US branch of Norit Activated Carbon- a global leader in activated carbon products and a major producer of activated carbon in both North America and the world. Our purification solutions are used in a growing range of environmental, health, safety, and industrial applications to remove pollutants, contaminants and other impurities from air, water and other liquids and gases in an efficient and cost-effective manner.Who We Are Looking For:In this role you will
    • Identify and implement most cost effective and efficient way to purchase small and/or local items
    • Strive for opportunities to remove complexity from processes while keeping them effective
    • Research information and develop new cost-effective sources
    • Establish and maintain a supply base for products and services purchased. Reduce the number of active suppliers for products and purchases while balancing with enough redundancy for supply assurance
    • Foster and maintain positive business relationships with suppliers and users.
    • Ensure delivery of goods and services that meet quality, timing and price terms.
    • Coordinate purchasing details with suppliers and internal groups
    • Generate savings on purchases through negotiation, creative options, or fresh ideas
    • Contribute to supplier assessments for Regional or Global purchased items
    • Respect the Company's ethics, values, all applicable laws and be above reproach in all business matters.Specific capabilities we are looking for include:
      • Solid understanding of purchasing function, contract language, terms and conditions, and contract design
      • Excellent negotiation and problem-solving skills
      • Communication & Presentation Skills. Ability to effectively engage in verbal and written communications that are timely, concise, clear, and relevant while delivering with empathy
      • Results Driven. Acts with urgency and tenacity. Takes ownership and responsibility for finding avenues into suppliers or cost savings. Uses initiative, ingenuity, and humility to obtain internal and external stakeholder's trust.
      • Bachelor's degree in Business, Science, Engineering or equivalent experience. Purchasing certification or equivalent preferred
      • 3-5 years industry-related purchasing experienceWhat We Offer:
        • Dynamic, Flexible, Hard Working, Team Environment - We are busy, collaborative, growing, and we are doing meaningful work.
        • Growth - We desire to be best in class in the activated carbon universe and an employer of choice around the globe. We offer the opportunity to help build our company and to make a difference in our operations.
        • Benefits, Vacation, Etc. - We offer a competitive package of benefits.
        • Feedback - we are committed to giving and receiving feedback in a direct and open fashion.
        • Support - you are part of a team and deserve to feel encouraged and supported. Ensuring the availability and economic cost of critical materials is pivotal to our success. You will be part of a team that cares about you personally and professionally. Our success depends on your success.

Keywords: Norit Americas, Inc., Broken Arrow , Associate Buyer / Buyer, Other , Pryor, Oklahoma

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