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Sr. Buyer

Last Updated Date:  Mar 6, 2023

East Hartford, CT, US, 06108

Company:  HyAxiom


HyAxiom Inc., A Doosan Company (formerly Doosan Fuel Cell America, Inc.) is a global leader in clean energy solutions that is founded on the strength of the people and technology developed at United Technologies over the past fifty years, paired with the unparalleled support from the Doosan Group, our parent company. We are committed to advancing a hydrogen-led future of clean and sustainable energy in the United States and elsewhere around the world. Come join our Team!

Job Information

The Senior Buyer - Purchasing & Commodity Management position will provide essential support and leadership in the procurement of materials and supplies for manufacturing operations, while meeting all cost, quality and timeline requirements. While placing purchase orders, The Senior Buyer will drive supplier focus, with a strong attention to building and maintaining supplier relations. A most successful Senior Buyer will be self-motivated to engage in timely and efficient transactional work, with effective cross-functional partnership, communication, and follow-up to achieve critical deadlines and objectives.

Role & Responsibility

  • Lead negotiations with vendors for successful acquisition of materials to support operations.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally as a primary partner to the manufacturing operation to maintain open lines of communication on timelines and build schedules to guide supply chain activities efficiently.
  • Accountable for maintaining accurate and timely delivery of parts and components through managing supplier relations.
  • Recommend new and revised purchasing policies and assure compliance with existing policies.
  • Understand material specifications and quality metrics pertaining to the components.  
  • Ability to identify, address and resolve supply chain concerns, delays, or inefficiencies to bridge operational gaps.
  • Manage multiple priorities and deadlines, while setting and maintaining clear expectations with suppliers.
  • Influence, support and advise fellow Buyers on supply chain efforts, practices and strategy as needed.
  • Control supplier relations to positively impact contract term and conditions.
  • Track and evaluate supplier performance for optimal contract utilization
  • Encourage and build mutual trust, respect and cooperation among team members and supplier partners.

Job Requirement - Education & Experience

  • 5+ years of experience
  • BA/BS degree or MA/MS degree with 2+ years of experience- highly preferred (but not required)
  • Certifications such as CPSM, CPIM and CSCP, and APICS a plus
  • Experience within a technology manufacturing environment strongly preferred
  • Working knowledge of continuous improvement principles and practices for SCM
  • Development of strong and trusting working relationships
  • Minimize shortages with analytical focus on process improvement and cost reduction
  • Focused support for budget achievement within areas of responsibility
  • Capable of working independently with excellent communication, and follow-up
  • Ability to support, develop and motivate others
  • Proficient with MS Office software


All personal information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Questions can be addressed through the HR department at (860) 727-2200 or

Nearest Major Market: Hartford

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