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Senior Buyer - Maintenance, Repair & Operations

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Job ID 173366 Date posted 12/17/2021 Location : Buenos Aires, Argentina | Rosario, Argentina | São Paulo, Brazil | Uberlândia, Brazil

Job Purpose and Impact

The Senior Buyer for Maintenance, Repairs & Operations  will be responsible for handling cross regional sourcing activities in Latam South and will actively contribute to the build and execution plans of the category strategy. In this role, you will strategically manage regional stakeholders and key supplier relationships, in alignment with the category strategy.

    Key Accountabilities

    • Execute highly complex sourcing events.
    • Compile and analyze statistical data to resolve feasibility of buying products and establish price objectives.
    • Provide technical expertise in regional spend, stakeholder and procurement landscape.
    • Negotiate with suppliers and analyze supplier operations to resolve factors that affect prices and the lowest cost, consistent with quality, reliability and ability to meet required schedules.
    • Drive the implementation of cross regional sourcing decisions.
    • Lead key regional supplier and stakeholder relationships, monitor performance and make corrections if required.
    • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
    • Minimum of four years of related work experience
    • Fluency in English, spoken and written
    • Other minimum qualifications may apply

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Minimum of seven years of related work experience
    • Spanish and Portuguese is desired
    • Experience in Maintenance, Repairs & Operations.
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