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OMG Roofing Products Buyer in Agawam, Massachusetts

Buyer (See the OMG, inc. website for complete job description) Position Overview OMG currently operates in two Divisions: OMG Roofing Products and FastenMaster?. OMG Roofing Products is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of value-added components for the commercial roofing industry. The FastenMaster Division manufactures and markets innovative, premium quality wood-to-wood fasteners that are engineered to enable professional contractors to complete building projects safer, faster, and easier Effective purchasing is of vital importance to OMG based on the significant investment we make in materials and components key to our production process. Our buyers utilize leading procurement practices and strategies to manage suppliers and ensure delivery of quality products on time and within budget. The buyer is responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors. This position has primary accountability for evaluating supply needs and sources materials in response, effectively negotiating supplier agreements, preparing purchasing orders and following orders processed to ensure contract terms are met. Position Requirements Bachelor\'s Degree in a related field. 5+ years experience in a procurement position (experience sourcing in a manufacturing environment preferred). Ability to prioritize well, communicates clearly, and influence cross functional teams effectively. Demonstrated ability to qualify and manage vendors effectively. Strong comprehension, application and execution of best practice negotiation skills. Strong commitment to supplier relationship ethics including but not limited to fairness in negotiations. Ability to juggle multiple priorities and make things happen in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, demonstrating strong bias for action. Strong analytical and quantitative skills, including the ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and drive effectiveness. Strong presentation skills Ability and willingness to travel as needed (domestic and international). Understanding of basic sourcing contract provisions. Familiarity with laws such as Robinson Patman, Walsh Healy and Dodd-Frank Acts. Exceptional PC skills using the full MS Office Suite inclusive of Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Word Positive attitude, good judgment and excellent time management skills. Strong sense of responsibility and ownership. Physical Requirements Ability to operate a motor vehicle while maintaining focus on safe driving and avoiding all distractions when behind the wheel, especially cell phones. Ability to walk, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance; and occasionally lift/push/pull/carry up to 25 pounds. Must be able to complete all essential job functions listed in the position responsibilities, with or without reasonable accommodation.