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Buyer

Last Updated Date:  Sep 11, 2022
Location: 

West Fargo, Bismarck, Statesvi, ND, US, 58078

Company:  Bobcat

Job Information

As a Buyer, you will represent the Procurement organization on all projects. You will manage and support the procurement of materials during the product development phase. In addition you will support all supplier and costing quoting processes in support of Strategic Procurement.

Role & Responsibility

Supplier Management

  • This individual may be asked to manage assigned commodities

  • Develop and implement supply strategies to achieve ongoing cost, quality, and delivery improvements

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs): Develop and implement supply strategies for assigned commodities

NPD

  • Update production cost estimates and quotes as received
  • Assist Accounting with project cost roll-ups
  • Issue RFQ’s and load the appropriate quotes as directed by the Commodity Leaders/Managers
  • Perform routine quote file maintenance
  • Ensure early and ongoing supplier and procurement involvement in the NPD process
  • Build strong value adding relationships with suppliers, internal customers, and cross-functional departments
  • Supply forecasts and schedules to suppliers as required
  • Responsibility to assist planning in minimizing inventory and moving toward the most cost effective, triggered release of material
  • Purchase goods and services under well-defined specifications and standards and within authorized ceiling
  • Obtain approvals for purchases beyond personal authorization ceiling
  • Enter, print, and review purchase orders for accuracy
  • Maintain accuracy of purchase orders on system (delivery date, price, print revisions, etc.)
  • Perform procurement follow-up and evaluate supplier conformance with terms of the purchase agreement and generate related reports
  • Work closely with Commodity Leader, Commodity Manager and Material Planners, providing information and solving problems
  • Advise Commodity Leader and/or Commodity Manager of any potential major supplier problems that could adversely effect the supply of components
  • Assist in maintaining data integrity in all purchasing files
  • Assist Commodity Leader and/or Commodity Manager in developing cost standards
  • KPIs: Issue purchase orders, track and expedite as required to insure NPD timelines are met. Insure Request for Quotations are delivered on time to correct selected suppliers with correct information given and formatted in such a way as to insure desired data will be returned promptly. Ensure a smooth transition of procurement data from the prototype phase thru to production introduction for all relevant NPD component designs. Monitor sustaining EC activity

Job Requirement

  • Bachelors degree in related field preferred. Equivalent education and/or experience allowed
  • 0>2 years experience
  • Less than 10% travel required
  • Ability to assess the economic impacts of supplier tooling costs, lead times, and unit costs
  • PC Skills, Excel, Oracle, Power Point
  • Must demonstrate a high level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Global Breadth – Single-Site (One Location)
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  • #CB

As a part of the Doosan Group, which employs more than 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide, the company offers its customers products and solutions to help build stronger businesses and communities. Based in Seoul, South Korea, with its North America headquarters in West Fargo, North Dakota, Doosan Bobcat is a leading global manufacturer of construction, agriculture, landscaping and grounds maintenance equipment, attachments and services. The company is committed to empowering people to accomplish more. 

Doosan Bobcat North America is home to world-renowned brands, including Bobcat® compact equipment, Doosan® portable power products, Ryan® and Steiner® grounds maintenance equipment and Geith® attachments. Doosan Bobcat North America is a tradename of Clark Equipment Company.

Doosan is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call 701-241-8700. Doosan is a VEVRAA federal contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans.

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