Apr 22, 2022

Sr. Buyer

  • Shaeffler Group
  • Joplin, MO, USA

Job Description

Schaeffler is a dynamic global technology company and its success has been a result of its entrepreneurial spirit and long history of private ownership. As a partner to all of the major automobile manufacturers, as well as key players in the aerospace and industrial sectors, we offer you many development opportunities.

Your Key Responsibilities

The goal of the Sr. Buyer is to be responsible for developing and implementing activities that support and are in alignment with Divisional and Corporate Strategic Purchasing initiative, as well as the needs of the plant. To provide guidance to the organization through sharing of supplier expertise and to implement active commodity management in alignment with purchasing. To hold supplier workshops to drive cost reductions and improve the supply-chain. Categories include direct and non-direct categories.

Main job responsibilities:
  • Solve escalation topics for e.g. past-due deliveries
  • Close cooperation with regional purchasing
  • Implementation of technical cost savings
  • Development technical cost savings
  • Development and implementation of supply-chain improvement and cost reductions
  • First level of escalation

Your Qualifications

  • University degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience
  • Direct or indirect material purchasing experience strongly preferred
  • Strong project management and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong time management

Exciting assignments and outstanding development opportunities await you because we impact the future with innovation. We look forward to your application.


Schaeffler is an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive equal employment opportunities and consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Supply Chain Management;

Job Type: Professional
Job Family: Supply Chain Management
Contract Type: Not Applicable
Schedule: Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: Joplin
Job Segment: Procurement, Purchasing, Supply, Supply Chain Manager, Buyer, Operations, Finance

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