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Senior Buyer

Harris Companies
St Paul, MN 55102
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Job Category: Purchasing
Req. Number: SENIO01304
Schedule: Full-Time
Posted Date: 2021-05-14
Location: St. Paul, MN 909 Montreal Circle St Paul, MN 55102, USA


The purpose of your role as a Senior Buyer

As a Senior Buyer, you will be responsible for negotiating contracts and pricing. Creating purchase orders for equipment and materials. Provide direction and leadership to the purchasing assistants. Take lead and coordinate interfacing between Estimating and Purchasing departments. Handles complex purchases, negotiations and delivery issues. This role will be accountable for driving supplier relationships that lead to the development of additional value, improved operational efficiencies, and long-term cost avoidance.

What we're looking for in you
  • Associates degree required in business or related, or equivalent years of experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office - advanced excel skills
  • 4+ years of sourcing and vendor management experience
  • 4+ years of material/equipment purchasing and expediting experience in the construction industry
  • 4+ years of experience understanding of organizational purchasing/procurement processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of procurement/vendor inspection techniques and requirements
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of the construction industry and HVAC mechanical systems

Your life at Harris

As one of the country's leading mechanical contractors, Harris offers you the best of both worlds: the stability, resources and opportunities of a national company, and the team culture, creative spirit and customer loyalty of a local business. If you thrive on variety and new challenges, we want to meet you!

From stadiums to manufacturing facilities, power plants to hospitals, concert halls to classrooms, we handle projects of all sizes and complexity from multiple regional locations across the country.

Harris Benefits

Visit our Careers Page for additional details:https://www.harriscompany.com/careers/employee-benefits-at-a-glance

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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Posted: 2021-05-15 Expires: 2021-06-16

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