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Technical Buyer, Kempton Park

Last update 2024-07-20
Expires 2024-08-20
ID #2200237188
Free
Technical Buyer, Kempton Park
South Africa, Gauteng, Kempton Park,
Modified June 20, 2024

Description

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail.

Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems.

Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world.

Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world.

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It’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world.

Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Position: Technical Buyer It’s not just about your career or job title… It’s about who you are and the impact you will make on the world.

Because whether it’s for each other or our customers, we put People First.

When our people come together, we Expand the Possible and continuously look for ways to improve what we create and how we do it.

If you are constantly striving to grow, you’re in good company.

We are revolutionizing the way the world moves for future generations, and we want someone who is ready to move with us.

Who are we? Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions, and value-added services for freight and transit rail as well as the mining, marine, and industrial markets.

Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation, and Faiveley Transport, the company has grown to become One Wabtec, with unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems.

Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress and unlocks our customers’ potential by delivering innovative and lasting transportation solutions that move and improve the world.

We are lifelong learners obsessed with making things better to drive exceptional results.

Wabtec has approximately 27 K employees in facilities throughout the world.

Visit our website to learn more!Who will you be working with?You will work closely with the Supply Chain, Warehouse and Services team and external suppliers.

How will you make a difference? As a member of the Supply Chain Team, you will be required to purchase goods, material, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery at competitive levels consistent with company policies and performance requirements while maintaining a strong supplier relationship to assure continuity of supply and maximum profitability.

What do we want to know about you? Education: Must have a Grade 12 certificate or equivalent.

Diploma in Logistics/Supply Chain or related qualifications from an accredited institution.

Experience: Knowledge of commercial terms and conditions.

The ability to work cross functional, sales and product management.

Strong planning skills.

Self-motivated, results orientated and highly adaptable.

Good communication and negotiation skills.

Experience in identifying cost savings and driving down costs.

Advanced MS Office skills, particularly Excel Detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities Advanced knowledge of Oracle ERP system.

What will your typical day look like? Job Responsibilities: Handle the Request for Quotations (RFQ) processes for the division and relevant categories.

Participate actively in the supplier’s selection and undertake performance reviews.

Negotiating contracts/ pricing with suppliers to make business savings.

Purchase goods from approved vendors Preparing compliant purchase orders.

Assist in sourcing products/services and evaluating new vendors.

Provide analysis on costs, new and existing and review cost reduction activities.

Drawing outstanding purchase order reports.

Confirming contract and price queries File all records to enable quick and easy access.

Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on the purchasing process and new projects and activities.

Monitor and advise on any issues which may present risk or opportunity to the organisation.

Work closely with others in the procurement function and review opportunities for continuous improvements.

Communicate any delay or potential delay on orders to the relevant stakeholders.

Our Commitment to Embrace Diversity: Wabtec is a global company that invests not just in our products, but also our people by embracing diversity and inclusion.

We care about our relationships with our employees and take pride in celebrating the variety of experiences, expertise, and backgrounds that bring us together.

At Wabtec, we aspire to create a place where we all belong and where diversity is welcomed and appreciated.

To fulfill that commitment, we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity, and inclusion.

We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities.

We have created a space where everyone is given the opportunity to contribute based on their individual experiences and perspectives and recognize that these differences and diverse perspectives make us better.

We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences, and styles… People like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges.

In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness.

We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities.

We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Technical buyer

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