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Procurement Specialist

Nidec Industrial Solutions Brooklyn Heights ,OH
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 401k, dental, life_insurance
Job Description

Job Summary

This technical purchasing position is responsible for procurement functions directly associated with the company's needs for electrical and mechanical production materials and services. These products and services are to be secured with a focus on total cost (price/cost, quality, and delivery levels) consistent with company policy and performance standards. The position is very diverse with responsibilities in all areas of the Procurement Department.

Description:

Team Functions:

  • Represent purchasing on various project teams consisting of Drive Systems, Research and Development, Engineering, Sales, and Quality Control
  • Provide critical updates to company teams needed to maintain project schedules
  • Identify areas of improvement of purchasing methods and cost-effective purchasing
  • Work with Finance on invoice discrepancies in order to insure timely payment to the suppliers
  • Work with purchasing team to generate data for analysis to generate required Excel and Power Point presentation of data

Supplier Relations:

  • Manage and evaluate supplier performance to assure that procurement meets cost, quality and 100% on time delivery
  • Assist Supply Chain Manager in the establishment and development of relationships with key suppliers and participate in major negotiations to ensure agreements are made that meet the companies’ business needs
  • Communicate and negotiate payment terms with suppliers for commodity purchases and flow down terms for project purchases

Buying Functions:

  • Generate and maintain complete and accurate purchasing records to facilitate future purchasing decisions
  • Work with buying team for the complete cycle of purchase, quality, and on-time delivery of project and commodity requirements including some of the key requirements:
  • Evaluate quotations, negotiate purchase price, elect final supplier and ensure purchase orders of engineering approved electrical/mechanical components meet quality and delivery requirements
  • Work with suppliers to understand and communicate drawing and BOM interpretations to eliminate receiving non-conforming products
  • Understand and communicate quality requirements to the supplier to ensure compliance to these requirements
  • Communicate and work with support organizations to ensure all requirements, such as certifications, test reports and required documentation are incorporated into the purchase order
  • Communicate and work with support organizations to resolve non-conformances of received material ensuring swift result and corrective action to prevent repeat non-conformances
  • Communicate critical lead times to suppliers to maintain production schedules and customer delivery requirements

Additional Job Details

Education/License Requirements

  • A minimum of an associate degree required
  • A two-year technical degree in Electronics combined with required experience will be considered
  • A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred

Experience Required

  • A minimum of four (4) to eight (8) years of progressively responsible purchasing
  • Experience in an electro-mechanical manufacturing environment
  • ERP experience

Experience/Education/License Desired

  • SAP experience
  • Data Analysis experience
  • CIPS/CPSM Certification

 

Company Description
Nidec Industrial Solutions brings systems and product expertise to the industrial automation market. We deliver value to our customers through automation solutions that thrive in heavy industrial applications where uptime and throughput are critical. At Nidec-Industrial, we manufacture AC, DC and SR drive systems, a complete encoder product line from light mill duty to severe duty applications, including ATEX and UL approved encoders for hazardous environments, and diagnostic and productivity software. In addition to selling highly reliable component products, we specialize in optimizing system performance and increasing customer productivity and profitability. The key markets Nidec-Industrial serves include: Cranes, Pulp/Paper, Mining, Metals, Marine, Oil and Gas, and Wind Power.

Nidec Industrial Solutions is a $400M Business Unit of Nidec Corporation, a $13 Billion global company focused on motors, drives, and controls. NIS is headquartered in Milan, Italy with footprint in 10 countries and growing. Our US operations are based in Cleveland, OH. NIS Americas activities span a range of business models including products manufacturing, engineering and system integration, installation, and services.

Nidec Industrial Solutions

Why Work Here?

Nidec Industrial Solutions is a $400M Business Unit of Nidec Corporation, a $15 Billion global company focused on motors, drives, controls

Nidec Industrial Solutions brings systems and product expertise to the industrial automation market. We deliver value to our customers through automation solutions that thrive in heavy industrial applications where uptime and throughput are critical. At Nidec-Industrial, we manufacture AC, DC and SR drive systems, a complete encoder product line from light mill duty to severe duty applications, including ATEX and UL approved encoders for hazardous environments, and diagnostic and productivity software. In addition to selling highly reliable component products, we specialize in optimizing system performance and increasing customer productivity and profitability. The key markets Nidec-Industrial serves include: Cranes, Pulp/Paper, Mining, Metals, Marine, Oil and Gas, and Wind Power. Nidec Industrial Solutions is a $400M Business Unit of Nidec Corporation, a $13 Billion global company focused on motors, drives, and controls. NIS is headquartered in Milan, Italy with footprint in 10 countries and growing. Our US operations are based in Cleveland, OH. NIS Americas activities span a range of business models including products manufacturing, engineering and system integration, installation, and services.

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243 Tuxedo Ave.
Brooklyn Heights, OH
USA

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