Caterpillar, Inc. Experienced Buyer in Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Experienced Buyer

Description

As an Experienced Buyer, you will have the opportunity to provide purchasing solutions expertise, using Quality, Cost, Logistics, Delivery, and Management to deliver maximum value.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

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  • Responsible and accountable for development, and/or communication and implementation of a local or regional sourcing strategy

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  • Managing policies, agreements, source catalogs, and special purchasing programs; and supporting specific Product line(s) New Product Introduction programs

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  • Provide leadership for sourcing, logistics and resource management decisions

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  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives and new product introduction activities within Purchasing

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  • Liaison with corresponding Category/Platform based Buyers

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

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  • Undergraduate degree from a college or university – or equivalent experience

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  • Minimum of six years of progressively responsible job-related experience

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  • Analytical, problem solving, and project leadership skills

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  • Fluent in English language

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  • Finely honed negotiation skills, able to interpret, analyze and negotiate contractual cost elements

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  • Effective communicator, in written and oral form

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  • Functional leadership

Desired Qualifications:

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  • Fluent in multiple languages

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  • Experience is preferred in purchasing, logistics, manufacturing, and/or engineering

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  • Professional certification in Purchasing and/or Inventory Management

Job Purchasing & Procurement

Primary Location Mexico-Nuevo Leon-Santa Catarina

Unposting Date: May 16, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.

Req ID: 180003HI