Sr. Purchasing Specialist

New Haven, IN

At Parker-Hannifin, our technology and solutions make anything possible™ and we do the same for careers. A leader in the manufacture of AC and refrigeration components worldwide, we are a $10 billion global enterprise with an established reputation for excellence, and we are dedicated to building on our success. Due to continued growth, our Climate Systems Division now seeks a SR. PURCHASING SPECIALIST.
Your expertise in global sourcing and qualifying of suppliers is needed to obtain the best quality, service, and value for products and services through effective bidding, negotiation, and supplier management strategies. Your strong technical background will be used to identify manufacturing needs and select suppliers (both domestically and internationally), negotiate contracts, and arrange delivery.
· Identify and recommend suppliers by investigating potential domestic and international sources, and determining parts, equipment, machinery, services, and materials availability.
· Develop potential bidders lists and formal requests for quotation or proposal.
· Conduct supplier site visits to determine production capability, performance, delivery, and quality compliance; negotiate final terms and conditions of contracts; and administer the procurement contract to conclusion. May include orders with international suppliers and/or subcontractors involving import/export trade.
· Extensive travel is involved.

· Bachelor’s degree in Business or Supply Chain Management with 6-8 years of increasingly responsible experience in supply chain management, international sourcing, and supplier development (or equivalent combination of education/experience)
· Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements related to procurement
· Thorough understanding of purchasing and negotiating principles and concepts, industry practices, and general business operations
· Proficiency in EDI or MRP systems
· Basic knowledge of Lean principles
· Knowledge of RoHs preferred
· CPM or APICS certification a plus
Parker-Hannifin offers an exceptional compensation package, including retirement/401(k), medical/dental/life insurance, immediate vesting, profit sharing and more. Please email resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: Affirmative Action/EOE–M/F/D/V


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