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26 Jan 2024

Full-Time Sourcing Specialist / Lead Buyer – JR0026176

Alfa Laval – Posted by Lauren Ross Greenwood, Indiana, United States

Job Description

At Alfa Laval, we always go that extra mile to overcome the toughest challenges. Our driving force is to accelerate success for our customers, people and planet. You can only achieve that by having dedicated people with a curious mind. Curiosity is the spark behind great ideas. And great ideas drive progress.

As a member of our team, you thrive in a truly diverse and inclusive workplace based on care and empowerment. You are here to make a difference. Constantly building bridges to the future with sustainable solutions that have an impact on our planet’s most urgent problems. Making the world a better place. Every day.

Sourcing is a global function within Alfa Laval Parts Distribution & Logistics that has the responsibility of our supply chain and developing the competitiveness of our spare part business. For our team in Greenwood, IN, we are looking for a Sourcing Specialist with experience in supply chain management to be part of the Sourcing
organization.

About the job

You will be working with securing and optimizing the supply chain of parts and components to our Distribution Center in Greenwood, one of the largest buying units in Alfa Laval. You will be responsible for the suppliers within your category which carries an annual spend of USD 20 million mainly related to machined parts, pumps and valves. You will assure the supplier performance and develop the supply chain in alignment with our global sourcing strategies, as well as your own.

The sourcing team consists of two sourcing specialists and a sustainability manager, with 17 other colleagues situated at our Distribution Centers in Europe and Asia. On site you will find yourself in a friendly and supportive environment together with other close stakeholders and in close cooperation with the Global Sourcing organization with colleagues all around the world. Currently, this is
a hybrid opportunity located in Greenwood, Indiana.

Your responsibility includes:

  • Contract management
  • Negotiations
  • Project management
  • Cost and emission reduction

What you know:

You are an active player in the team and have the will to make a difference when it comes to driving performance, improvements and pursuing opportunities to improve our supply chain.

As a person, you are pro-active, accountable, and good at building and maintaining relationships. You want to contribute positively to your team and towards a pleasant culture.

Also, you:

  • Have experience in supply chain management/procurement
  • Are courageous, dare to try your ideas
  • Are a natural problem solver
  • Are structured and curious
  • Have a technical or business degree
  • Have good knowledge in Excel

There will be approximately 15-30
travel days per year (domestic and international) in this role with home office flexibility.

What’s in it for you?

We offer a challenging position in an open and friendly environment where we help each other to develop and create value. Your work will have a true impact on Alfa Laval’s future success. Our benefits-eligible associates enjoy healthcare, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, generous 401(k), paid holidays, paid time off benefits, and more. At Alfa Laval, we carefully consider a wide range of factors to determine your total compensation package. We rely on market indicators and consider your specific job, background, skills, and experience to get it right.  The base salary for this role is typically $82,000 – $95,000. 

EEO/Vet/Disabled Employer

Name of company seeking application: Alfa Laval

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please use the following URL: https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=6fd019320dbeab9abd76ee78495c44b5

Job Categories: Purchasing. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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