Buyer I

Position Title: Buyer I

Business: Accuride Corporation

Facility: Evansville Headquarters

Human Resources Contact: Karen Sumner

Position Overview:
Maximize supply chain performance in conjunction with Accuride Corporation’s business objectives for selected commodities; as well as manage the status of the global procurement plan

Position Requirements:

Required Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree.
  • A minimum of three – five years’ experience in purchasing or project management functions.
  • Negotiating skills and a solid understanding of market dynamics.
  • Understanding of business processes and the ability to transform functions into processes.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with proven success in change management.

Posting Expires: 01/20/2019

Principal Accountabilities

  • Execute supply chain strategies for select commodities that enable Accuride plants to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Track, report, and assist in management of the global Procurement plan
  • Benchmark, analyze, and review spend categories for process improvement areas.
  • Utilize Accuride’s data resources to create and execute procurement projects.
  • Establish key supplier partnerships and assist in negotiating long-term agreements.
  • Formulate and communicate implementation of supplier partnerships.
  • Work with the Procurement Director to develop and lead specific, markedly effective projects to reduce supply chain cost and complexity. Such projects will require cross functional interaction with Engineering, Marketing, Sales, and Operations.
  • Assist in development and design of supply chain processes and systems to reduce administrative costs.
  • Effective communication with all levels of staff to achieve objectives herein.
  • Ensure effective and consistent administration of all company policies, procedures, programs, and systems.
  • Ensure compliance relative to the procurement/sourcing cycle with all governing laws and regulations.

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Human Resources Contact




Karen Sumner
HR Generalist III
E-mail Karen
(812) 962-5019