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4 Nov 2020

Temporary Senior Capital Buyer (20-17314)

Axelon Services Corporation – Posted by Nebraska, United States

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Capital Buyer
4 month contract, standard business hours – Mon to Fri 8 am to 5 pm, possible OT if ok working weekends/ OT
Client is willing to consider candidates local to any of their job sites in Blair NE, Wichita KS, or Minneapolis MN.

Major Food Manufacturing company seeking help with Capital Project Procurement Execution.
• Gather project-specific data, provide requirements & specifications, support, lead supplier selection, negotiations and contracting
• Manage designated supplier relationships
Lead and Support Key Sourcing and Procurement Initiatives

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree preferably in Engineering, Supply Chain, Economics or Business Administration
• Minimum of 6 years of Plant Operations/Maintenance/Strategic Sourcing/Procurement OR Engineering experience; preferably purchasing Capital or MRO
• Willingness to travel up to 20% of the time
• Good knowledge of process equipment or industrial construction, safety and food safety processes
• Demonstrated negotiation skills.
• Sound analytical and problem solving skills.
• High motivation and drive to deliver results
• Demonstrated ability to establish common processes
• Strong interpersonal skills & ability to:
• Engage, communicate & influence project stakeholder
• Establish trust & credibility with other functional and senior stakeholders
• Strong project management experience and skills
• Strong change management results
• Demonstrated ability to work with suppliers and drive mutually beneficial solutions
• IT skills (basic MS packages)
• Understanding of main legal concepts included in purchase contracts for capital goods & services

Preferred Qualifications:
• CPSM or equivalent purchasing qualification (or currently working towards qualification)
• 6+ years in Capital Sourcing or Capital Project Management
• Experience with PDP or FEL
• IT skills (intermediate to advanced skill level in MS Excel)
• Experience of using TCO analysis based sourcing decisions
• Competitive bidding experience and contracting knowledge
• Other relevant information to the position
• Develop and demonstrate project management skills
• Change management and influencing skills

How to Apply

Please send your updated resume to

Job Types: Temporary.

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