Buyer I (Hybrid)

Danbury, CT, US, 06810

Belimo is the global market leader in the development, production, and marketing of field devices for the energy-efficient control of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Damper actuators, control valves, sensors, meters, and gas monitors make up the company's core business. Founded in 1975, Belimo employs approximately 2,000 people in over 80 countries and is listed on the Swiss Exchange (SIX) since 1995.

JOB SUMMARY

The Buyer is responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment and key production components from vendors. The Buyer is assigned specific inventory items and vendors as needed for production in two USA plants and is required to have inventory on hand at all times in order to satisfy production demands.

COMPANY'S MISSION AND VALUES

The objectives of this position are fully integrated to the objectives of the Company’s Mission and Values. It is the responsibility of all employees to perform their duties in accordance with Company Policy.

REPORTING STRUCTURE

The Buyer 1 reports to the Sr. Buyer/Team Leader within their responsible category and is part of Production Americas. Also working closely with Product Management, Engineering, Production, and Customer Service.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Places, tracks and expedites orders with suppliers worldwide.
  • Monitors stock levels in SAP on a daily basis to satisfy production demand.
  • Pro-actively expedite orders to meet customer requirements.
  • Develop and maintain personal contacts and partnerships with suppliers.
  • Support for Sr. Buyers and Manager as needed for project and tasks.
  • Assists purchasing and other departments to locate new suppliers and obtain quotes on materials.
  • Responsible to manage supplier shortages and every day activities for assigned commodities (MRP) and work together closely to support Senior Buyers in all aspects of operational supplier management.
  • Responsible for resolving quality cases that apply to suppliers which are managed by the buyer.
  • Responsible for negotiation of pricing, implementation of contracts and supplier agreements for assigned suppliers in accordance to principle guidelines in SRM.
  • Assists Sr. Buyers and Purchasing Manager in implementation of short and long term market trends for responsible commodities.
  • Works with Warehouse staff to resolve goods receipt issues.
  • Evaluates and adjusts purchasing master data in SAP under guidance of Sr. Buyers and Manager.
  • Works with Product Management and Engineering to implement cost, quality and delivery strategies.
  • Work closely with accounting to resolve any discrepancies in a timely manner.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field.
  • Must have 4+ years purchasing experience.  
  • Experienced in use of Microsoft programs and ERP-System.  SAP a plus.
  • Experience working according to ISO 9001 Quality Management System.
  • Must be a team player with clear and concise communication skills, written and verbal.

The base pay for this position ranges from $67,500 - $80,000 annually with a target performance bonus of 10% of an employee’s annual base salary. Belimo is committed to paying all employees in a fair, equitable and transparent manner. Compensation is based on several factors including geographic location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, education and experience. Belimo is a total compensation company which includes a comprehensive benefits package including a full range of medical, financial, and other competitive benefits. Belimo is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. #WeAreBelimo

 

 

 

MAKE A DIFFERENCE – JOIN OUR TEAM

At Belimo, we take pride in making our company a rewarding place to work. Our leaders are passionate, and embrace new ideas. Through collaboration our employees don’t just create amazing products; they are revolutionizing the HVAC industry. Investing in employees is at the core of Belimo’s approach to recruiting and retaining diverse creative talent, to continue to grow an industry leading business. The success of our company brand is connected to the expertise and dedication of our employees.

Join Belimo, and help improve the world around us.


Nearest Major Market: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury