Regional Strategic Sourcing Buyer
Honeywell - Golden Valley, MN

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At Honeywell, we look for people driven by a desire to contribute, be challenged and grow. Our people make Honeywell a special company and are a key competitive advantage. Honeywell International ( is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing global leader. It generated $33.4 billion in sales in 2010 and currently employs 130,000 people in 100 countries. The company has a demonstrated heritage of innovation and achievement. Honeywell Life Safety (HLS) is a strategic business unit in Automation and Control Solutions (ACS). HLS innovates to protect and save lives worldwide every day. It is a global leader in many growing industries, including commercial fire systems, smoke and gas detection, personal protective equipment (PPE), and home and hospital patient monitoring. Its quality products, integrated system solutions, and services make life safer, more comfortable, more secure, and more productive in every corner of our world. You can find leading-edge HLS technology in the products, software, and solutions all around you, including at airports, hotels, healthcare institutions, business centers, stadiums, industries, and schools. We are looking for a Regional Strategic Sourcing Buyer in our Golden Valley, MN location.
        Position Purpose: This position performs the necessary tactical activities related to the timely acquisition of materials and effective flow of communication and associated paperwork. Performs necessary activities in accordance with Honeywell S&C’s standard sourcing processes while providing support to operations ensuring all metrics are met. Accountability: This position reports to the Global Procurement Manager. No one reports to this position. Responsibilities: Under general supervision the incumbent performs the following tasks: Purchasing execution and invoice hold where needed. Support the Material planners through escalation of chronic supplier issues. Commercial – Pricing and Terms. Supplier Quality and Delivery. Placement of tooling purchase orders per Commodity Manager Direction. Responsible for Site Specific Negotiations/Agreements. Monitors supplier delivery and OTTR. Immediately resolves all issues relating to invoices on hold. Manage purchasing system alerts (e.g., invoice, quantity, etc.) Liaison between factory operations, suppliers, and sourcing organization. Responsible for implementation of Site Specific Stocking Agreements. Communicates quality discrepancies. Communicates delivery discrepancies. Implement systems upgrades within supplier base. Participates in teams to target and implement replenishment programs that improve supplier lead time. Promote best practice sharing around replenishment process with other buyers. Item setup Price. Supplier Lead Time. Minimum Order Quantities. Additional Responsibilities may include:
        • Other duties as assigned. Authority:
        • Approval of Purchase Orders up to US$100,000.
        • Approval of Price Increase: None. Metric Alignment:
        • Supplier OTTR.
        • Supplier WALT.
        • Invoices on Hold.
        • Contract Execution Adherence (Supplier and Price.)
        • Purchase Price Variance.
        • Lost Work Days.
        • OSHA Recordable. Basic Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree. 4 years experience in a sourcing role. 2 years experience new product development sourcing in addition to indirect sourcing. 2 years experience in project management; working with and leading a team. Additional Qualifications Good organizational skills with advanced excel skills. Good written and communication skills. Negotiation skills. Contract Management skills. Experience sourcing high dollar commodities. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Honeywell is committed to a diverse workforce. To view and apply for this position, please visit and reference job number 213082 . As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Honeywell is committed to a diverse workforce. Interested in Honeywell but this isn’t the right job for you? Join Honeywell’s Talent Network to receive updates on other Honeywell employment opportunities, news and more. Click here to sign up: .

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