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Transactional Buyer

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

The Technical Buyer is required to do ‘cradle to grave’ procurement activities; from sourcing to expediting, in the support of all projects- be it design-build and build to print. This involves both the support of Marketing during the tender stage and Projects, during the execution stage.  In addition, supporting plant requirements using various procurement strategies.

 

 

Main responsibilities:

  • Support development of and execute sourcing strategies to drive immediate and long-term improvements in Quality, Cost and Delivery, with engagement and support of key stakeholders.
  • Support marketing during the tender stage and Projects, during the execution stage to meet all project milestones, delivery dates and M&S budgeted costs.
  • Lead commercial negotiations to achieve the best overall value for Rolls-Royce Westinghouse Electric Company, and ensuring that supplier commercial issues are resolved efficiently and effectively.
  • Leading specific supplier relationships fulfilling the accountabilities of supplier leadership and development and creating strategies where applicable.
  • Manage the sourcing of parts/services, and raise and manage purchase documents within the purchasing system as appropriate, with compliance to all required customer and governmental regulations.
  • Source new as well as maintain existing approved vendors.
  • Review all drawings and bill of materials to insure requirements are procured effectively.
  • Lead and manage supplier performance to achieve and exceed key performance measurable for on time delivery and cost reduction initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • SAP experience preferred
  • Developed communication skills including verbal and written
  • Ability to read and interpret all drawings, technical specs and respective tolerances.
  • Have a deep understanding of nuclear code
  • Ability to develop project plans, Gantt charts and understand critical path
  • BA degree or equivalent industry experience
  • 2 to 5 year purchasing experience
  • Has a proven track record in delivering results  
  • Understands manufacturing or service processes and the cost drivers
  • Understands the Total Cost of Acquisition impact
  • Understands and operates Supplier Relationship Management
  • Understands export control regulations
  • Ability to travel at least 10%

 

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

Get connected with Westinghouse on social media:
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Employment opportunities may require access to information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.

Requisition Number:  1789
Employee Type:  Professional
Job Family:  Corporate
Company:  W Electric Canada Inc
Employee Class:  Employee
Posted Date:  Mar 23, 2021
Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA, K9J 6X7

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting link http://www.westinghousenuclear.com./careers/ 

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

Keep in mind that only applications completed and submitted via the Westinghouse Careers website will be considered. You can submit your completed application, and also explore other available options, using the following link: link http://www.westinghousenuclear.com/careers/

Get connected with Westinghouse on social media:

Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn| YouTube

Employment opportunities may require access to information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.


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