1st Shift: 8am - 5pm
The Associate Buyer will be responsible for assisting the supply chain team in meeting both departmental and plant wide objectives. This individual will have the opportunity to become an instrumental part of the daily supply chain activities, including reporting, purchase order creation and maintenance, pricing negotiations, master scheduling and supplier management.
Excellent analytical / problem solving, interpersonal and organizational skills required. Proficient with Microsoft Office. Must be a team player. Must be self-motivated and have effective communications skills both written and verbal to interface with employees at all levels in the organization. Ability to handle multiple activities simultaneously and ensure accurate and timely completion of tasks. Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning systems (SAP, QAD, Oracle, etc.) is a plus.
Strict adherence and a commitment to carrying out the Corporate and/or local policies, rules, and regulations in these areas is required. An employee in this position must focus on customers' expectations and strive for continuous improvement resulting in improved results for themselves, customers, and other employees.
Key Skill Requirements
Work Experience Qualifications
Requires walking, primarily on a level surface throughout the day. May need to climb stairs/steps periodically. May need to reach above shoulder heights and below the waist. Lifting as required with proper lifting techniques up to 50 pounds on occasion. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision.
This position is in a clean room and office environment where the use of personal protective equipment such as hearing protection, safety glasses, and safety shoes are mandated. Noise levels and temperatures may vary due to areas accessed. There is some exposure to dust, fumes, and chemicals such as alcohol.
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is one of seven businesses within the Innovative Materials Sector, which is spear-heading the advancement of innovation within the Group. Performance Plastics is a recognized leader in the advanced polymer technology market with access to state-of-the-art manufacturing and research & development facilities around the world.
Through close partnerships with our business leaders, our team works to support the achievement of business goals while emphasizing the PPL values of accountability, trust, initiative, respect and helping.
Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.