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Location: 

Sidney, OH, US, 45365

Req ID:  3236

Ingersoll Rand is committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. 

 

Summary: Coordinates the procurement of materials, parts, equipment, and supplies for the organization by performing the following duties.

 

Basic Functions

  • Coordinates all activities related to procurement of a commodity beginning with intent to purchase through delivery.  Analyzes the requirements of the commodity, including preliminary specifications, preferred supplier, and date commodity is needed.   Solicits and evaluates proposals for the requested commodity.
  • Investigates and/or interviews potential suppliers to determine if they meet the specified requirements.  Selects suppliers based on quality, cost and delivery capabilities as well as quality system and supplier manual evaluations.
  • Negotiates the lowest possible cost for the commodity balanced against the optimum quality and schedule needs. Actively pursue and achieve cost down year over year with target of 5%.
  • Implements purchase contracts that comply with company and government regulations.  Assures that the commodity is delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price, and meets the quality standards of the company.
  • Performs Administrative functions such as purchase order entry, purchase order mailing, filing, etc. associated with the day to day activities of the purchasing department.
  • Works closely and effectively with engineering, sales and manufacturing to understand, develop and implement control systems and trigger points to allow smooth materials flow as well as minimize inventories.
  • Works to reduce inventories year over year through supplier and internal flow and delivery management techniques. 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Associate degree with emphasis in Business/Purchasing management or 5 years experience in purchasing function.
  • Thorough negotiations and communications skills.
  • Familiar with the practices of lean management initiatives such as KANBAN, point of use replenishment systems, value stream mapping, kaizen, 5s, etc.
  • SAP Proficiency

 

Ingersoll Rand Inc. (NYSE:IR), driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and ownership mindset, is dedicated to helping make life better for our employees, customers and communities. Customers lean on us for our technology-driven excellence in mission-critical flow creation and industrial solutions across 40+ respected brands where our products and services excel in the most complex and harsh conditions. Our employees develop customers for life through their daily commitment to expertise, productivity and efficiency. For more information, visit www.IRCO.com.

 

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Ingersoll Rand is committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request and a member of our team will contact you.


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