Honeywell Buyer in Golden Valley, Minnesota

Buyer

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This is an incredibly exciting time to join the Homes and Global Distribution team at Honeywell! Homes and Global Distribution is a leader in the home heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) controls and security markets, and a leading global distributor of security and fire protection products. In 2018, Honeywell will be spinning off the Homes and Global Distribution business into a stand-alone, publicly traded company. Being a stand-alone company will provide the business the independence, focus, direct financial resources, and flexibility required to adapt quickly to market and customer dynamics, and we want you to be part of its evolution.

The Buyer will work to determine potential sources of supply, solicit supplier quotations, issue Purchase Orders in accordance with Order Policy, satisfy customer need, and in support of the Key Delivery Metrics and Inventory goals for.The Buyer will work with Vendors to confirm delivery status and fully manage the PO Placement process. The Buyer will be responsible for savings by negotiating better prices and payment terms of off-contract buys and drive eSourcing activities, including issuing RFQ’s through Ariba, publishing and monitoring eAuctions and making award decisions based on the best overall value for the business.The Buyer will complete Purchase Order Documentation Summaries (PODS packages) and add off-contract parts with recurring demand to Purchase Order Pricing Agreement (POPA). The Buyer will offer support to Supply Chain Design activities (e.g. vendor localization), supplier transitions, and other Procurement-related responsibilities as required. The Buyer will plan, schedule, and place purchase orders in accordance with Order Policy adherence and aligned with SAP generated production requirements to ensure delivery of quality hardware in time to support customer requirements.The Buyer will review purchase history, RFQ activity and APSL to determine potential source(s) of supply to quote.Investigate and understand suppliers’ capacity and capabilities before quoting, publishing eAuctions, and/or sending suppliers firm POs.The Buyer will ensure suppliers have all required Honeywell inputs to accurately and fully respond to RFQ. Conduct eAuctions as part of the quotation process for off-contract parts before PO placement Generate savings in excess of 10% for eAuctioned orders, ensuring award decisions are always based on the best overall value.Create and document PO Packages for Government Compliance review, as required. Negotiate best possible delivery date from suppliers for short-to-lead-time orders. Drive continuous working capital improvements through properly executing consumption based replenishment and other various warm replenishment supplier strategies.The Buyer will collaborate with Sourcing to add off-contract parts to contract, as applicable, to increase contract penetration (including utilization of the POPA, Purchase Order Price Agreement, process).The Buyer will drive resolution of PO placement delays and/or DLTPs with Planning, Engineering, etc.

Provide a superior customer experience in quality, delivery, value, technology, and responsiveness

Act with a sense of urgency and focus on results, not activity

Demonstrate the ability to think strategically and critically analyze details

20 Deliver on customer needs

20 Conduct competitive bid

20 Identify cost reduction opportunities

20 Review and monitor purchase requisitions

20 Manage supplier communication

YOU MUST HAVE

  • A Bachelor’s degree OR in lieu of degree, a minimum of 5 years’ experience in procurement/purchasing/sourcing

WE VALUE

  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Strong communication skills and a team player
  • Good organizational - ability to prioritize and do problem solving
  • Some experience in purchasing
  • Some Planning, negotiations and agreements/contract management experience
  • Good technical knowledge of procurement/sourcing

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INCLUDES
  • 1st Shift
  • Continued Professional Development
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Job ID: HRD28057
  • Category: Procurement
  • Location: 1985 Douglas Drive North, Golden Valley, MN 55422 USA

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, or veteran status.

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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