Strategic Sourcing Buyer
We are hiring a Strategic Sourcing Buyer. This role supports operations through commodity management, procurement of major capital goods and services including source identification and qualification, quoting, and negotiating. Negotiates and/or administers purchase contracts for complex and highly technical items, materials or services. Establishes and maintains a solid working relationship with internal and external customers and vendors.
This position is remote, but needs to be located in the Greenwood, SC area.
FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation is the holding company for North American based FUJIFILM companies operating in many states across the US, as well as in Canada, Brazil and Colombia and engaged in the research, development, manufacture, sale and service of FUJIFILM products. The company serves a broad spectrum of industries in the U.S. including medical and life sciences, electronic, chemical, graphic arts, information systems, broadcast, and photography.
Research Potential Vendors- Interviews and confers with vendors to obtain product or service information, such as price, availability, and delivery schedule. Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items. Performs research of materials, processes and services in various commodities areas that are used in the manufacturing process to insure purchasing the best quality and at most competitive price. Coordinates the solicitation of vendors and developments new contract formation.
Negotiates Contract / Pricing- Estimates values according to knowledge of market price. Obtains vendor quotes and negotiates pricing. Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control associates, users, vendors and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action to resolves purchasing disputes with vendors through effect problem solving and dispute resolution. Utilizes strong contract development, administration and risk management skills. Develops specifications to allow for competitive acquisition of items of a routine nature. Conducts pre-bid conferences and bid openings.
Customer Service- Monitors vendor performance and recommends necessary action to improve performance. Interfacing daily with internal department customers and external vendors, Monitors purchase agreements to affect the greatest savings and insure compliance with rules and regulations.
Other- Interfacing daily with internal department customers and external vendors, coordinates and provides purchasing data for monthly / daily purchasing reporting. Fully utilize SAP functionality in order to perform and understand analysis and reporting. Identifies cost savings opportunities. Effectively works with others within the team to achieve team goals. Effectively communicates with co-workers and supervisor. Performs all additional duties as assigned by supervisor. Follows all Fuji Workplace Guidelines and maintains and adheres to Fuji Safety Policies and Procedures.
Bachelor degree or equivalent job experience.
3-5 years SAP/ERP purchasing experience.
Experience in purchasing or project management.
PC skills and appropriate applications.
Planning and organizing.
Focusing on Customers.
Adapting to Change.
Building Positive Working Relationships.
Direct materials procurement
Fujifilm is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation, and any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
If COVID-19 vaccine is mandated by the federal government, or by state or local government, the Company will require that the successful candidate hired for positions covered under relevant government vaccine mandate(s) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption. For all positions, the Company encourages vaccination against COVID-19 and may require that the successful candidate hired be willing to test for the COVID-19 virus periodically and wear a face covering indoors absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption.
To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Fujifilm about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Fujifilm via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Fujifilm, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Fujifilm for this requisition and a valid agreement with Fujifilm is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Fujifilm agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.
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