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Senior Buyer

Harris Companies
St Paul, MN 55102
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Job Category: Purchasing
Req. Number: SENIO001375
Schedule: Full-Time
Posted Date: 2021-08-23
Location: St. Paul, MN 909 Montreal Circle St Paul, MN 55102, USA


The purpose of your role as aSenior Buyer

As a Senior Buyer focusing on Construction Materials, you will manage the end-to-end purchasing cycle of components (Pipe, Valves, Fittings, Hangers, Ducting, Equipment and controls large mechanical construction projects), which includes planning & executing purchase orders, and determining transport for these orders on/off the job site. You will ensure equipment & materials land at the lowest total cost consistent with considerations of quality, reliability of source, and urgency of need. In addition, you will drive purchasing best in class practices across the team, within the company and into the supply base. 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
  • Bachelor's degree required in Supply Chain Management, Business, Finance, or related field
  • 7+ years of sourcing and supplier management experience
  • 7+ years of material/equipment purchasing and expediting experience in the construction industry or equivalent
  • 7+ years of understanding of organizational purchasing/procurement processes and procedures
  • Experience forecasting and planning materials
  • Knowledge of the construction industry (Pipes, Valves and Fittings and HVAC mechanical systems)
  • Knowledge of procurement/vendor inspection techniques and requirements

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: 2021-08-24 Expires: 2021-09-25

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