Senior Buyer/Sourcing Analyst
HOERBIGER Corporation of America, Inc. - Houston, TX

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Job Description:
You make intelligent decisions. You have no problems
with frequent changes. Cost savings is your forte.
Suppliers called you the negotiator.
If this describes you, Welcome to HOERBIGER as a
Senior Buyer/Sourcing Analyst
This position is responsible for the strategic sourcing
and buying process. A successful candidate in this role
would have experience that includes ongoing collection
of competitive market data, monitoring of internal
needs, and development of tactical and strategic
long-term plans. This position requires a primary focus
on strategic supplier development for specified
commodities / products, primarily polymers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Recommend and develop sourcing strategies for
assigned commodities / products.
  • Accountable for all commercial negotiations and
supplier selections within specified commodities.
  • Maintain and monitor supplier metrics to monitor
delivery and quality performance.
  • Monitor inventory levels for assigned commodities,
incorporating the latest information on usage and
replenishment lead-times.
  • Execute and monitor purchases on a timely basis for
assigned products / commodities to support on-going
production efforts.
  • Manage material deliveries as required to support
production and customer needs.
  • Participate in make vs. buy decisions with
Engineering, Quality, Production, Production
Planning teams.
  • Demonstrates an advanced understanding of SAP. Must
be able to extract data from SAP and the various
purchasing systems.
  • Develop strategic master supply agreements with top
tier suppliers.
  • Identify projects to exceed corporate goals.
  • Extract and analyze purchase and usage data in MRP
system to support decision-making
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill and /or
ability required.
Education: This position requires a Bachelors of
Business Administration degree in/or Supply Chain.
Experience: Five years or more strategic procurement
within a multi-location organization with $6M + spending
responsibility; or equivalent combination of education
and experience.

Competency requirements:
  • Supply Chain Acumen - Overseas the development and
execution of strategies for assigned commodities,
drives utilization of tools to achieve optimal
results in the areas of Quality, Delivery, Total
Cost and Service.
  • Project Management - Balances projects between short
and long-term focus, secures alignment between cross
functional teams.
  • Global Business Strategy - Demonstrates deep global
knowledge of suppliers, industry tread, emerging
markets and technology.
  • Problem solving - Identifies/anticipates potential
problems, supports root cause analysis, evaluates
corrective actions, oversees plan implementation and
drives positive results.
  • Project Management and/or Supply Chain lead
  • Extensive use of Microsoft Office Suite including
strong analytics within Excel.
  • SAP, strong organizational skills and comfortable
working in a fast-paced environment.
  • CPM/CPIM /CPPM certification a "plus".
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply now through
the link below. We are looking forward to receiving your