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Regional Category Buyer

Company: Fuchs Lubricants
Location: Fairhaven
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Welcome to the FUCHS Group, the world--------s number one independent manufacturer of lubricants and related specialties. As a global company with roots in Germany, we expand the possibilities of whole industries, such as the automotive and aerospace sectors. More than 5,000 employees look closer, dig deeper and think further to create innovations and develop markets. That is what drives and connects us. We encourage our employees to expand their potential and grow together with us. Explore your specialties by joining us as Regional Category Buyer Next possible start date - Fairhaven About FUCHS Fuchs Lubricants Co. is the United States operating unit of Fuchs Petrolub S.E., the world's largest independent manufacturer of specialty lubricants with global sales of over $2.8 Billion. We provide high quality lubricants and services to a wide range of industries such as automotive, appliance, and aerospace manufacturers; pharmaceuticals, transportation, mining, and energy. The organization is constantly developing new technology to meet the ever-changing demands of modern industry and we are recognized for providing world-class technical support to our strong customer base. Nye Lubricants Inc., a member of the Fuchs Group located in Fairhaven, MA, is a leader in the innovation, formulation and manufacturer of synthetic lubricants. Nye--------s lubricants add value to products in a wide range of industries and applications. Your responsibilities: Managing supplier development and price negotiations Support strategy for respective category together with stakeholders Harmonize regional supplier portfolio Identifying, introducing, and qualifying alternative suppliers Monitoring relevant markets to identify supply trends and risks and communicating the research to the Company's leadership Coordinating with Fuchs' global network of purchasing professionals to take advantage of our combined experience and buying power Qualifications we are looking for: Bachelor--------s degree, preferably in Supply Chain Management or a related field of study. 2 years-------- experience in a supply chain role (e.g., category manager, purchasing, expediting, procurement) within a manufacturing environment and/or chemical industry preferred. An aptitude for problem solving and a high degree of organization. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Data analysis related to supply chain with forecasting experience a plus. Microsoft Office proficiency, including intermediate Excel skills. Competency within the purchasing module of an ERP system (Great Plains preferred), SAP a plus. Applicable certificates a plus (CPM, Six Sigma, etc.) National travel of approximately 10-20% These are your benefits: Fuchs offers a challenging and rewarding working environment where employees are encouraged to develop and grow as professionals. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on projects that will expand your experience and challenge your abilities in the global marketplace. The position also offers an excellent compensation package and a comprehensive suite of benefits. Fuchs Lubricants Co. is an equal employment opportunity (EEO)/AA employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace (m/f/d/v). Excel beyond your limitations and contribute your ideas in the flat hierarchies of a family-run company listed on the MDAX. Please apply online by clicking the "Apply now" button. Explore your specialties. Expand your possibilities. jobs.fuchs.com PandoLogic. Keywords: Purchasing Agent, Location: Fairhaven, MA - 02719

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