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Buyer

Remote Location:
Green Bay, WI
Shift:
First shift
Job ID:
211257
Schedule:
Full time; Mon-Fri 1st Shift

Schneider has an immediate need for a detail oriented Buyer to be accountable for timely and cost-effective sourcing of goods and services in accordance with corporate policies and procedures. The Buyer works closely with the business unit leaders to define the scope and meet the customer requirements and changing business needs. The Buyer also creates risk adverse contracts that involve materials, supplies or services that are of critical importance to the organizations operations and profitability. This position is a gateway to a career of interesting challenges, celebrated victories and limitless opportunities.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain a strong partnership with key suppliers.
  • Utilize the established procurement policies and procedures in all scenarios.
  • Interacts with the line of business to engage, develop and lead supplier relationships, to negotiate value in cost, security, risk and innovation, and implement cost effective solutions for the Enterprise.
  • Professionally represent Schneider to suppliers, internal customers and contractors in accordance to our Procurement policies.
  • Ability to evaluate financial impact and Enterprise risk while creating and developing professional and legal contracts.
  • Act as the lead facilitator for issue resolution in solving problems and concerns involving the supplier and internal business customer.
  • Accountable for the purchase of materials, services, and high value/risk quotes in order to achieve the best value for the organization.

By choosing a career with Schneider, we improve your life by offering...

  • Annual profit sharing bonuses available
  • Strong work/life balance that includes paid holidays and generous personal time off
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance plus company-paid life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan with company match plus a company-paid retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement and free financial service assistance
  • Health Care Spending Account
  • On-site services at some facilities including cafeteria, gym and fitness classes, walking/jogging trail, ATM, personal mail services, company store and much more
  • Resilient, values-based culture that drives safety, integrity in every action, respect and excellence in all we do
  • Individual development opportunities through company-paid training, active leadership involvement and more than 170 online personal development courses

Our preferred candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field or the equivalent.
  • Five years of practical work experience required, a combination of purchasing, finance and project management preferred.
  • CPSM- Certified Professional in Supply Chain Management a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with sourcing, negotiation and contract creation. 
  • Critical thinking, analytical skills, and project management skills.
  • Customer service oriented with a high energy level.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all internal and external organizational levels to include senior leadership.
  • Effectively able to manage multiple tasks and projects stress tolerance in a fast paced environment.

Company Overview:

Schneider is a premier provider of transportation and logistics services. Our legacy started in 1935 with one man, one truck and one dream. Since then, we've grown and evolved to become a $5 billion company (annual revenue in 2018) with one of the broadest portfolios of services in the industry delivering superior customer experiences.

The Schneider Way:

  • We treat our customers, associates, shareholders and suppliers with honesty, dignity and respect.
  • We are a desirable employer due to our commitment to achieving mutually beneficial, lasting relationships.
  • We are a responsible member of the community.

Core Values:

  • Safety-first and always
  • Integrity in every action
  • Respect for all
  • Excellence in all that we do

Rise to the challenge and become a part of the Schneider family.  Be the difference with a leader in an industry that impacts the world. Apply today! http://www.schneiderjobs.com
We are an equal opportunity employer. 

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at Schneider

Our history has taught us that treating everyone with dignity and respect is vital to our ongoing success. We embrace and seek out diversity that is inclusive of thought, race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, experience and background. We find that this diversity and openness ensures that all our associates have equal access to opportunities and resources to contribute fully to the organization’s success, and it fuels innovation, improves strategic thinking and cultivates leadership. Navigate to the following link https://schneider.com/about-schneider/diversity-and-inclusion to learn more about DEI at Schneider.

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