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Benjamin Moore & Co.


Benjamin Moore & Co. - Montvale, NJ

Compnay Profile:The color of pride: Benjamin Moore is proud to be a part of Berkshire Hathaway, which was recognized by Fortune magazine as the world's third most admired company. And for more than 130 years we've been a respected leader in the architectural coatings and home décor landscape; creating the products and tools that enrich and beautify thousands of communities each day. We recognize that our associates are the driving force behind our success and we strive to provide a work environment where hard work, creativity and purposeful collaboration are fostered and encouraged.Join a company where innovation is constantly recognized as we look for individuals who produce world-class products, best-in-class services and customer experiences, design pioneering paints using the latest technologies and deliver unparalleled value and brand experiences for our customers and retail network.Job Summary:The Buyer is responsible for day to day purchasing activities for direct materials, or outsourced products or services needed to meet the needs of Benjamin Moore. The candidate will work under the guidance of the Purchasing Director / Manager to identify suppliers and prepare RFIs, RFPs, and RFQs for assigned products or services. The Buyer will complete bid evaluations and analysis to determine recommended sourcing award. The candidate will update procurement system input, cost models, and maintain supplier metrics necessary for effective reporting and communication.Essential Duties:25-30% Prepare RFIs, RFQs, and RFPs for product categories; complete bid evaluations.15-20% Maintain Procurement Systems information -- contracts, pricing, etc.15-20% Track supplier metrics, communicate supplier performance, and forecast requirements, as needed, ensuring all purchases consistent with quality and delivery requirements. 10-15% Update price models, as required. Analyze and deliver timely cost information. Maintain sourcing database and metrics for reporting and communicating Procurement activities.10-15% Negotiate with suppliers for execution of Supply Agreements that achieve lowest total system cost and which are in accordance with company policies and procedures.10-15% Coordinate with internal customers to implement supplier changes, as required; assist plants and internal customers on sourcing related issues.10-15% Ensure all purchases consistent with quality and delivery requirements.5-10% Perform other duties as assigned.Travel Requirements: 10-25% Competencies:
Facilitating Change
Building Strategic Working Relationships
Business Acumen
Planning and Organizing
Strategic Decision Making
Managing Conflict
Technical knowledge/skills:
Understanding of standard purchasing and supply chain concepts, practices and procedures
Excellent negotiation skills
Strategic and systems thinking
Excellent computer skills -- prior experience with SAP strongly desirable
Familiar with financial management and analysis
Ability to excel in a matrix management environment
Global supply chain knowledge
General knowledge/skills:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong customer focus
Excellent organizational and follow up skills with strong attention to detail
Ability to adapt to a changing environment
Knowledge of company products
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent time management skills
Strong project management and vendor management skills
Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
Understand elements of Marketing, Manufacturing and R&D and their respective strategies
Bachelor's Degree in field of business, engineering or sciences
Minimum of 2 years of global sourcing experience within Paint & Coatings -- or similar Chemical Allied industry -- and a strong understanding of chemical production processes and the impact of various economic forces on the chemical industry.
Industrial manufacturing and/or Business Management experience preferred
Experience in use of ERP system (Oracle, SAP, or equivalent)

9 days 19 hours ago

Benjamin Moore & Co.


Buyer Benjamin Moore & Co. - Montvale, NJ, United States


Location: Montvale, NJ

Company Profile:
At Benjamin Moore, we remain committed to the vision of our founder Benjamin Moore when he started his paint company in 1883: producing the highest-quality paints and finishes in the industry, and delivering them directly to our customers through our nationwide network of knowledgeable, customer-friendly retail store operators. To learn more about Benjamin Moore & Co., its history, our community involvement, and opportunities to work with us