Buyer I
Dresser-Rand - Olean, NY

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The Buyer I will coordinate the purchase and delivery of assigned commodities and services in a manner that is consistent with company policies and performance goals.

Position Qualifications (Required and Preferred):

  • The following experience and education levels is acceptable:
    • A minimum of a High School Diploma/ GED equivalent with a minimum of 5 years of work related experience
    • A minimum of an Associate‚Äôs degree (A.S.) with a minimum of 2 years of work related experience
    • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree (B.S) with limited or no related experience
  • Good written and oral communication in English language

  • Proficient with Microsoft office capabilities (PowerPoint, Word and Excel)

  • Must be customer focused and a collaborative team player

  • Ability to assess priorities, demonstrate flexibility and understand sense of urgency

  • Self motivated, demonstrate problem solving abilities, continuous improvement and decision making skills

  • CPSM Certification/equivalent
  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.)

Position Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Purchase parts and services at best savings and value for the company and affiliates.
  • Establish working partnership and good relations with vendors.
  • Maintains the integrity of purchasing data on the computer based planning system with error free transactions.
  • Coordinates with suppliers to meet customer requirements and the requirements of the shop floor and ensures these requirements are clearly defined and communicated.
  • Develops in conjunction with proper planning function, inventory plans that insure inventory levels are adequate, but not excessive.
  • Participates in an effective cost improvement and savings program for purchased materials and services.
  • Evaluates supplier performance using the Company supplier rating model, and participates in continuous improvement efforts with suppliers.
  • Process returns to vendor and use the required documentation or RMA forms.
  • Carryout ISO-9001 purchasing procedures.
  • Adhere to accounting rules and procedures with respect to purchasing in terms of pricing, process, payments.
  • Manager vendor delivery performance of 95% or better on time delivery.
  • Proactively prevent and manage supplier defects with each of your vendors.

Dresser-Rand is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

No agency submissions please. NOTE: Resumes submitted to any Dresser-Rand employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the Dresser-Rand Recruiting team in Houston Texas will become the property of Dresser-Rand and no search fees will be paid.