Senior Buyer

Decton Staffing Services

The Senior Project Buyer is responsible for the procurement of all materials including high specification items for the completion of compressor packages. This position mentors and guides Project Buyers and Jr. Buyers in their daily functions. The Senior Buyer has substantial discretion, autonomy and independence in the execution of his/her duties, decisions and/or responsibilities.

Compensation: $55-$60 K annually 

Ida Garcia email at igarcia@dectoninc.com 

  1. Bachelor Degree from an accredited university in the following fields: Engineering, Sciences, Business Management, Supply Chain Management; or equivalent to 5+ years of progressive procurement experience within engineering and manufacturing business environments.

Career background must include experience in organizations which design, engineer and assemble large machinery for use in various global applications including the gas and oil sectors. 

Preferred Qualifications and Competencies

  1. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  2. Ability to analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability.
  3. Ability to resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers.
  4. Aptitude in business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership techniques and production.
  5. Proficient in raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  6. Aptitude for economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data
  7. Experience with various ERP/MRP systems
  8. Strong ability communicating professionally with people at all levels, both internally and externally.
  9. Strong ability recognizing and acting on all commodity assignments in a timely manner.
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