Buyer
Caterpillar - Mossville, IL

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As a Buyer, you will provide purchasing solutions expertise, using Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development, Management to deliver maxiumum value.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Responsible and accountable for development, and/or communication and implementation of a local or regional sourcing strategy
  • Managing policies, agreements, source catalogs, and special purchasing programs; and supporting specific Product line(s) NPI programs
  • Provide leadership for sourcing, logistics and resource management decisions
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives and new product introduction activities within Purchasing
  • Liaison with corresponding Category/Platform based Buyers
Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree from a college or university or minimum of 2 years purchasing experience
  • Functional leadership
  • Ability to lead teams, suppliers and customers to effective solutions
  • Analytical, problem solving, and project leadership skills
  • Fluent in English language
  • Effective communicator in written and oral form
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills

Desired Qualifications:
  • 4-5 years purchasing experience
  • Fluent in multiple languages
  • Experience is preferred in purchasing, logistics, manufacturing, and/or engineering
  • Professional certification in Purchasing and/or Inventory Management

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers

Caterpillar is proud of the role we play in building the world's infrastructure. The work we do drives progress for millions of people around the globe.

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.

Unposting Date
- Aug 29, 2014, 11:59:00 PM

Primary Location - United States-Illinois-Mossville

Job - Purchasing & Procurement

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