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Buyer

Employer
Doosan Bobcat North America
Location
West Fargo, ND
Salary
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As a Buyer, you will represent the Procurement organization on all projects. Manage and support the procurement of materials during the product development phase. Support all supplier and costing quoting processes in support of Strategic Procurement.

Role & Responsibility

Supplier Management
  • This individual may be asked to manage assigned commodities
  • Develop and implement supply strategies to achieve ongoing cost, quality, and delivery improvements
  • Key Performan Indicators (KPIs): Develop and implement supply strategies for assigned commodities

NPD
  • Update production cost estimates and quotes as received
  • Assist Accounting with project cost roll-ups
  • Issue RFQ’s and load the appropriate quotes as directed by the Commodity Leaders/Managers
  • Perform routine quote file maintenance
  • Ensure early and ongoing supplier and procurement involvement in the NPD process
  • Build strong value adding relationships with suppliers, internal customers, and cross-functional departments
  • Supply forecasts and schedules to suppliers as required
  • Responsibility to assist planning in minimizing inventory and moving toward the most cost effective, triggered release of material
  • Purchase goods and services under well-defined specifications and standards and within authorized ceiling
  • Obtain approvals for purchases beyond personal authorization ceiling
  • Enter, print, and review purchase orders for accuracy
  • Maintain accuracy of purchase orders on system (delivery date, price, print revisions, etc.)
  • Perform procurement follow-up and evaluate supplier conformance with terms of the purchase agreement and generate related reports
  • Work closely with Commodity Leader, Commodity Manager and Material Planners, providing information and solving problems
  • Advise Commodity Leader and/or Commodity Manager of any potential major supplier problems that could adversely effect the supply of components
  • Assist in maintaining data integrity in all purchasing files
  • Assist Commodity Leader and/or Commodity Manager in developing cost standards
  • KPIs: Issue purchase orders, track and expedite as required to insure NPD timelines are met. Insure Request for Quotations are delivered on time to correct selected suppliers with correct information given and formatted in such a way as to insure desired data will be returned promptly. Ensure a smooth transition of procurement data from the prototype phase thru to production introduction for all relevant NPD component designs. Monitor sustaining EC activity


Job Requirement

  • Education Required: Bachelors degree in related field 
  • Experience Required: 0>2 years experience
  • Ability to assess the economic impacts of supplier tooling costs, lead times, and unit costs
  • PC Skills, Excel, Oracle, Power Point
  • Must demonstrate a high level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Less than 10% travel required
  • Global Breadth – Single-Site (One Location)
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As a part of the Doosan Group, which employs more than 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide, the company offers its customers products and solutions to help build stronger businesses and communities. Based in Seoul, South Korea, with its North America headquarters in West Fargo, North Dakota, Doosan Bobcat is a leading global manufacturer of construction, agriculture, landscaping and grounds maintenance equipment, attachments and services. The company is committed to empowering people to accomplish more. 

Doosan Bobcat North America is home to world-renowned brands, including Bobcat® compact equipment, Doosan® portable power products, Ryan® and Steiner® grounds maintenance equipment and Geith® attachments. Doosan Bobcat North America is a tradename of Clark Equipment Company.

Doosan is committed fostering an inclusive and a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at 701-476-4263. Doosan is a VEVRAA federal contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans.

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Nearest Major Market: Fargo

Company

Our people power our progress. Keeping our company moving forward means empowering employees with opportunities to grow and the resources necessary to be happy, healthy and productive. That’s why we offer our people a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Here, you’ll enjoy full health coverage, paid time off, income protection, employee discounts on certain consumer goods, tuition reimbursement and more.

How do different cultures play a part in your organization?

Our North American headquarters is located in North Dakota, where we started the compact equipment industry. But our locations span the entire globe – dealers, manufacturing facilities and corporate offices – where innovation is driven forward worldwide. To continue expanding our reach, we’ve opened the Global Collaboration Center in the heart of downtown Minneapolis.

What skills, education, and experiences does your ideal candidate(s) have?

•Education Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent
•These are entry level opportunities
•Must be able to follow established methods and procedures and perform work accordingly. Must have the ability to work rapidly and under time pressure for extended periods of time in order to meet build requirements. Must possess the ability to read build sheets and blueprints.
•The ability to communicate with supervisors and fellow workers in both written and verbal forms at a level normally acquired through the completion of a high school diploma or GED is required.
•Job specific skills, techniques and safe work and equipment operating practices are learned through on-the-job and classroom training. General instructions are given on recurring duties, operations and assignments; detailed instructions are given on new duties, operations and assignments.

How would you describe the company leadership/team management? Our employees are the driving force behind our brand. We cultivate an environment where they feel valued and build their career while working for an industry leader. Career opportunities include positions in our corporate offices and manufacturing facilities. We also have a highly-competitive internship and co-op program. Your opportunity to contribute to the future of the compact equipment industry is right here.

Where do you see the company/organization in the upcoming years? https://www.bobcat.com/company-info/next-is-now

What do you feel candidates need to know about the company before applying?

Our success is powered by our people. Plain and simple. Their dedication and passion for empowering customers to accomplish more is what drives our continued industry leadership. Our integrated, global team of employees and dedicated dealers work together to deliver the best products and services; making lives, businesses and communities better and stronger.

Bobcat Company is both an employer and partner of choice, and we pride ourselves in attracting, retaining and developing top-tier talent and dealers to drive our mission forward.

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