• Buyer

    Location US-PA-Jeannette
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Purchasing / Inventory Control
  • Overview

    We are seeking an experienced Supply Chain professional to facilitate the administration and execution of project specific requirements.   This would include supplier qualification, sourcing, purchase order management, and other Supply Chain functions as needed.


    Could require minimal domestic travel.


    The position level and salary will be commensurate with experience.


    This position will require internal coordination with Project Management, Project Engineering, and Operations Management.  The incumbent will ensure optimization of commercial terms relative to supplier proposals against project and customer requirements.


    Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Review of all manufacturing and purchasing requirements.
    • Ensure accurate information is provided to Project Management and Production Control for all projects.
    • Provide innovative solutions to add value to Elliott and its customers.
    • Effectively administer the Procurement and Supply Chain functions, including quality, delivery and cost.
    • Conduct negotiations with suppliers as appropriate.
    • Participate in make vs. buy decisions.
    • Securing all necessary technical support for component processing.



    • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or other relevant technical discipline.
    • Advanced degree or certification is preferred.
    • Experience in a tactical and/or strategic Supply Chain role.
    • Technical background/knowledge to be able to read and interpret design specifications and understand cost impacts.
    • Capital equipment purchasing experience is a plus.
    • Demonstrated negotiation experience including legal and commercial terms and conditions.
    • Experience with international contracts including VAT, Incoterms, and Logistics issues.
    • Project Management training or experience.




    Elliott is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the federal, state or local laws of the United States. Elliott is a drug free workplace.


    No agency submissions please. NOTE: Resumes submitted to any Elliott Group employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the Elliott Group recruiting team will become the property of Elliott Group and no search fees will be paid.


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