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Buying Professional 2

  • ID: 483495
  • Posted: 5/3/2021
  • Location: Olean, NY
  • Category: Pro - Professional
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 9 - 12 Months


Acara Solutions is looking for a Buying Professional 2 for our Client located in Olean, NY.
  • Implements Commodity strategies to ensure long-term, cost-efficient supply of materials.
  • Contributes to implementation and ensure usage of globally defined methods, processes and systems to ensure high process efficiency and process compliance (e.g. compliant Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) process, Procurement guidelines, IT systems).
  • Prepares and conducts negotiations to obtain highest feasible savings.
  • Generates, documents and implements savings to contribute to the success of the business and make results transparent.
  • Executes Supplier Management processes (e.g. qualification, selection, evaluation, development, classification).
  • Ensures a close cooperation with Internal Customers (requisitioners) to ensure customer care and early involvement.
  • Provides supplier information to the project and conducts project-specific supplier evaluations (project evaluations). 
  • Commodity (Group) Team Management (small).
  • Positions focusing on identifying regional or global suppliers, markets or regions, for assigned (non-critical, moderately complex) commodities, semi-products, services portfolio, either directly or indirectly used in own product portfolio, in the various BU of client see "position list of supplement").
  • Identifying and analyzing internal customer needs, analyzing and discussing technical specifications, in cooperation with Sales Management responsible or togther with technical Project Manager. 
  • Prepares negotiations and contracts. 
  • These positions are expected to contribute to and deliver business processes or detailed technology solutions, in a self-managed and target oriented manner, and thus contributes to team results. 
  • Positions focusing on analyzing, developing, testing or implementing processes, technologies and systems in their specific field of expertise, from first principles. 
  • Targets are short to medium term (best to be characterized as milestones), and achievements are monitored. 
  • They may provide functional advice to and integrate services of operational staff or semi-professional colleagues. 
Pay and Benefits:
 The salary for this position is $25.00 per hour (Max Pay rate).
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 2 years" experience as Buying Professional.
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Focus on applying and expanding acquired knowledge base. 
  • Application of knowledge in broader professional context.
Additional Information:
  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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