Industrial Coatings Service Buyer

With annual sales over $9 billion, Praxair, Inc. is a global, Fortune 300 company that supplies atmospheric, process and specialty gases, high-performance coatings, and related services and technologies.
Praxair Surface Technologies is currently seeking an Industrial Coatings Service Buyer in Houston, TX.
You will be responsible for procuring equipment, material and/or services for business clients from approved requisition(s) in a timely manner ensuring goods and/or services are received when expected; performing quoting and sourcing functions, including analyzing spend data to determine where savings opportunities exist; maintaining Operational Discipline and Compliance of the procurement processes by following high level work processes that address the requirements of our Quality Assurance Program; maintaining the Requisitioning Process, Contract Administration and Purchasing Process in compliance with Praxair's policies and procedures; actively participating in Critical Goal Development by working with supervisor to establish and achieve KPI's, professional and personal development goals in accordance with Praxair HR policies and procedures; and supporting accurate, timely data collection and reporting of Key Performance Indicators. Approximately 25% travel is required.
To qualify, you must have an Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or Engineering and 1 or more years experience in Purchasing.
We offer an excellent salary and benefit package. To apply, visit our web site at, Click on Careers, Career Opportunities and Search for Experienced Professional Career Opportunities. Click on the job title from the complete Job List or search by job number 0800413. EOE, m/f/d/v.