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Honeywell Sr Buyer in Charlotte, North Carolina

The future is what you make it.

When you join Honeywell, you become a member of our global team of thinkers, innovators, dreamers and doers who make the things that make the future. That means changing the way we fly, fueling jets in an eco-friendly way, keeping buildings smart and safe and even making it possible to breathe on Mars. Working at Honeywell isn’t just about developing cool things. That’s why all our employees enjoy access to dynamic career opportunities across different fields and industries.

Are you ready to help us make the future?

The Senior Buyer will report solid line to the Indirect Purchasing Manager for Americas COE, and is responsible for all aspects related to the purchase of indirect goods and services in support of assigned categories of spend. Will protect the Company’s interests by reviewing and utilizing appropriate contract terms and conditions and contract templates.

Thoroughly understands and adheres to Honeywell Sourcing Policies and Procedures, Procurement Compliance requirements, and Code of Conduct standards. Effectively interacts with multiple departments at all levels of internal and external organizations and professionally resolves problems in a fair and ethical manner. All Senior Buyer(s) will assist the Category Manager and Purchasing Manager in driving all indirect goals and initiatives, and will be responsible to find, develop, and recommend actions to exceed all Americas COE goals and initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate with suppliers

  • Evaluate and compare total cost of procurement to ensure best value is obtained.

  • Interact with multiple departments at all levels of internal and external organizations and professionally to resolve problems in a fair and ethical manner.

  • Assist the Category Manager and Purchasing Manager in driving all indirect goals & initiatives, and recommend actions to exceed all goals and initiatives.

  • Purchase Order placement in support of assigned categories of spend.

  • Support internal customer requirements.

  • Ensure equitable opportunity for qualified suppliers.

  • eAuction and RFx (Ariba System).

  • Analyze competitive bids and formulate purchase recommendation.

  • Control costs and obtain savings by using target pricing, reverse auctions, negotiations, and benchmarking.

  • Consult with Category Managers, Queue Owners, Purchasing Managers and Requisitioners to identify cost saving projects/opportunities.

  • Calculate reportable and non-reportable savings, and document in I-Save

  • Conduct Price Analysis

  • Meet or exceed established goals and objectives.

  • Leverage xSBG like spend as opportunities arise.

  • Provide as needed guidance to other buyers as requested.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by management

YOU MUST HAVE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or technical field

  • Minimum of 3 years of procurement experience

  • US Citizens or Permanent residents required

WE VALUE:

  • Demonstrated competencies in the sourcing of Indirect materials and services

  • Knowledge of Indirect Categories and Indirect Agreement/Preferred Suppliers

  • Excellent inter-personal skills, ability to manage by influence

  • Effective communicator: oral and written

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of software

  • Experience with e-business procurement solutions

  • Ability to analyze, organize, and report data

  • Self-starter: understand and anticipate what needs to be done and take required action

  • MBA is a plus.

  • Professional Certification desired (CPM, CPIM)

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.

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