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Buyer in Grand Saline, TX at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 10/13/2021

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Job Description

Responsible for buyer activities at the Grand Saline-TX, Hutchinson-KS and Corporate locations.  Note: Role location may be remote.

Maintains local contracts (operational) with suppliers goods and services, ensures compliance with national supply agreements.

Creates purchase orders when and where appropriate; supports other functional areas in procuring goods through proper training and availability of necessary tools.

Solicits, evaluates and decides upon local vendor proposals for goods and services not covered by region, national or global contract.

Ensures appropriate sourcing process takes place according to Salt Group purchasing policies and procedures.

Works with suppliers to resolve local supply issues, tracks vendor reliability and performance as well as product/material/service quality.

Evaluates supplier performance data and drives improvement at local level.

Reconciles pended invoices.

Works with Facility Managers and plant personnel to optimize use of appropriate automation tools/standard forms.

Manages support staff as appropriate; works with other functional areas to streamline and improve process.

Ensure proper order/transactional execution, data entry and follow-up reporting (emphasis on proper process/system).

By living our common values across all our locations in the world: We are optimistic about our future, we are collaborative in building it and with our entrepreneurial spirit, we aim to dig deeper and reach higher. We remain agile in an ever-changing world. We are innovative, turning obstacles into opportunities – and we do it all in ways that are safe and sustainable, protecting future generations.

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience                                                   

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Minimum 3-6 years of general experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • At least 3 years of experience in procurement or of comparable valuable experience from other areas (marketing, sales, etc.)


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