Buyer-Purchasing Agent
Olin Chlor Alkali - Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Olin Chlor Alkali has an opening at the Henderson, Nevada location for a Purchasing Agent. The purchasing agent will develop and implement strategic plans for purchasing materials and services. Olin Chlor Alkali is a major North American manufacturer and marketer of basic chemicals. Our 1,500 employees are encouraged to participate as if they are owners of the company and have helped shape us into one of the world's leading manufacturers of chlorine, caustic soda and related chemicals. These chemicals are core ingredients in the manufacture of an exhaustive array of products - from pharmaceuticals to water purification to plastics, household cleaning products and even clothing - virtually any product you can imagine. But what really makes Olin special is our culture - a culture where every person is an integral part of the success of the company, where co-workers support and encourage each other, and where valuing people' is not a slogan or a poster on the wall – its the way we do business every day. Responsibilities include: Evaluating and selecting MRO / Service suppliers for critical purchases. Managing inventory and warehouse Negotiating prices, terms and quality requirements with suppliers. Performing market research, developing and selling strategic sourcing plans of action. Identifying major strategic purchasing opportunities. Participating in special projects. Developing and maintaining monthly spend analysis and savings tracking. Performing SAP transactions such as monthly pricing changes, quantity contract creation and purchase order maintenance. Issuing release orders and expediting of orders
Requirements include: Bachelor's degree* in a related discipline. *Degree has to be from a school that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the Secretary of Education of the U. S. Dept. of Education Minimum of 5 years' experience as a Plant Buyer, Assistant Plant Buyer or Purchasing Agent is required. Experience purchasing raw materials in a manufacturing environment is required; chemical or process manufacturing experience is preferred. Experience in negotiating contracts with vendors, including managing a competitive bid process is required. Demonstrated ability to reduce cost and drive supplier performance - PS Proficient User of MS Excel, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint required; knowledge of SAP preferred - PS Strong decision-making ability and creative problem solving skills High attention to details Ability to participate in cross-functional, teamwork oriented environment Ability to work independently and deliver results Ability to interact at multiple levels within management and functional groups both internally and externally Excellent written and verbal communication skills Olin is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V

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