Buyer - Direct Material
Schaeffler Group 41 reviews - Fort Mill, SC

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Schaeffler is seeking a Buyer – Direct Material to support our North American Headquarters in Fort Mill, SC. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing commodity strategies that are in support of Regional, Global, and Product Line strategic purchasing initiatives. Will develop commodity strategies pursuant to identifying productivity and supplier rationalization opportunities for direct material.


Qualified candidates will have:
At least a four year degree

At least 3 years purchasing work experience

Experience with purchasing seals and fasteners preferred

Proven project management experience, negotiation and problem solving skills, excellent systems aptitude (SAP experience a plus)

Strong work ethic with ability to work well under pressure, high initiative, and ability to handle multiple tasks

Prior manufacturing experience is a plus

Must have strong Microsoft Office, Verbal & Written Communication skills

Must also have a professional attitude exercising confidentiality as needed, demonstrated ability to work with appropriate sense of urgency and drive for results

Must be well organized with the ability to handle multiple assignments and prioritize appropriately

Schaeffler is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

Job Function


Primary Location

United States-South Carolina-Fort Mill



Job Posting

Feb 18, 2013, 7:49:31 AM

Unposting Date

Mar 20, 2013, 10:59:59 PM

About this company
41 reviews
As technology advances, Schaeffler Technologies keeps businesses rolling along. It is the largest subsidiary of Schaeffler Group,...