Buyer

Date: Feb 1, 2024

Location: Borre, FR, 59529

Company: Corning

Day to Day Responsibilities: (role within group / projects within group) : • Launch requests for quotations (RFQ). • Negotiate and monitor contracts by integrating internal constraints. • Be proactive with internal customers in the cost reduction process. • Implement the purchasing policies and the defined suppliers panel (make changes to suppliers, integrate new suppliers, etc.). • Search for existing or undefined products with internal customers. Tracking • Update purchasing records and databases. • Manage current relationships with suppliers (especially potential litigation). • Be the interface between suppliers and internal customers. • Monitor and evaluate suppliers. • Manage all supplier files in accordance with internal procedures and implement performance measurement for each purchasing categories • Permanent reporting on its categories Reporting : This position reports into the Senior Buyer of Corning Gosselin. The incumbent shall comprehensively uphold Corning’s enduring set of Values that define our relationships with employees, customers, and the communities in which we operate in around the world: Quality; Integrity; Performance; Leadership; Innovation; Independence; and The Individual Required Skills {these are skills that candidates MUST possess} - Strong analytical abilities and attention to detail - Strong decision making and problem solving skills - Comprehensive PC skills including a thorough knowledge of MS suite applications and ability to pull system data for analysis. - Ability to learn manufacturing software as well as plant and corporate procurement software - Data driven Desired Skills {these are skills that would be nice for candidates to possess} - Project management Soft Skills {Communication/Team/Leadership} - Strong desire to learn and grow knowledge of Corning and procurement best practices - Willingness to receive feedback and grow - Ability to effectively communicate key messages and information to leadership - Forward thinking with the ability to anticipate and plan for upcoming needs - Innovative/creative - identifying new solutions and process improvement opportunities