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Senior, Buyer

3D Systems
Rock Hill, SC 29730
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Execution of efficient and sound purchasing process in the Indirect Commodity segment; including Travel, Supply Chain, MRO, Facilities, Legal, Finance, IT, R&D, Marketing, etc. Support of RFP/RFQ process, supplier selection, purchasing activities & supplier performance; supporting both cost reduction and cash flow optimization. Responsible for the accuracy and quality of data (electronic and paper) for both analytics & reporting. Position reports directly to the Indirect Procurement Manager. Day-to-Day support and guidance will be provided by the Indirect Commodity
Manager and/ or the Indirect Procurement Manager
- Preparation of RFP/RFQ's for all segments, negotiation and re-negotiation of price quotes. Initiates, negotiates
and maintains contracts in collaboration with key stakeholders and in-house legal counsel. Work closely with Indirect
Commodity Manager in the execution of contracts and roll-out of all new programs. Special focus and management of the IT segment.
- Participates in supplier selection, as well as manages current vendor base by analyzing on-going vendor performance.
Recommends changes as appropriate. Investigates and reports on potential new technologies and markets to support long-term business goals.
- Collaborate with internal stakeholders and Cross-Functional Teams to support continuous improvement projects & new programs to ensure Corporate and team goals are met.
- Connect and work with global commodity teams/initiatives to drive maximum leverage within the company
- Compliance: Complies with all 3D Systems Purchasing policies and procedures. Ensures strict compliance with 3D
Systems Quality standards
- Purchase Order Processing - Place purchase orders and release shipments against purchase orders as required to meet the requirements of internal stakeholders.
- Supply Management - Develop working relationship with Suppliers. Establish lines of communication with suppliers
to ensure proactive notification of any exception status.
- Strategic Initiatives - May be asked to initiate or participate on strategic projects.
- Ensure meeting or exceeding KPI's related to buyer performance - Cost Savings / Avoidance
- Performs other duties as needed and assigned (e.g. Benchmarking, Improvement Projects)
- Supports internal compliance with Procurement Strategies & Policies through analytics, reporting and direct user
- Work in conjunction with the Indirect Commodity Manager to define strategies & execution plans for spend categories within direct responsibility
- Interpret issues and make recommendations to improve operating efficiencies within the position and adherence to
Procurement StrategiesEDUCATION AND TRAINING
- Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain (preferred), Operations Management, Engineering, General Business, Accounting, or Finance.
- APICS and or ISM Certification a plus.

- Two to five (2-5) years of experience or more in tactical procurement with an OEM or contract manufacturer.
- Domestic and International Supplier negotiations a plus
- Strong, concise communication skills (written & verbal) with the ability to influence / persuade while working across
various levels of the organization
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects and work in Cross-Functional teams
- Ability to work independently with minimum supervision in a fast paced environment
- Must be detail oriented, organized and possess good problem-solving & analytical skills
- Experience with Microsoft Office suite - Excel, PowerPoint expertise required.
- Strong negotiation and analytical skills required
- Working knowledge of Oracle is preferred.

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Posted: 2021-11-12 Expires: 2021-12-11
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