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ABB: Robotics Project Buyer – Consumer Segment


This is a Full-time position in Alpharetta, GA posted December 22, 2021.

Robotics Project Buyer Consumer SegmentTake your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations.

Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.As a Project Buyer, you will play a vital role in the procurement team at Robotics & Discrete Automation in our new Alpharetta, Georgia location supporting the Consumer Segment Business.

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, you will support the broader business by ensuring all purchasing activities align with corporate policies and procedures and by providing relevant market information.

Project Procurement consists of the timely and cost-effective acquisition of quality materials, supplies and resources necessary.

It also includes coordinating with associated groups and leading the resolution of purchasing problems.

This Job is located in Alpharetta, GA.Your responsibilitiesPurchasing materials according to required technical specifications, price, delivery schedule and terms, negotiating with main suppliers and periodically renewing price lists, terms and conditions.Initiating purchase orders according to the purchase requisitions and in alignment with standard procedures.Overseeing supplier performance (on-time delivery, quality, lead time) and resolving performance issues.Identifying and qualifying new suppliers together with supplier quality and engineering specialists.Aligning supplier orders with customer requirements in terms of content, quality, delivery, sustainability and price.Your backgroundBachelor’s degree, preferably in Supply Chain, Business Administration or related, and minimum 8 years of experience in Supply Chain field, project management, OR Associate’s Degree, and minimum 10 years of experience in Supply Chain field, project management.Open to travel 20% local and international.Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the USA.Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated experience working with enterprise resource planning and standard operating procedures required.Experience in supply base supporting robotics, logistics, healthcare/medical devices, food & beverage, and packagingmarkets.Desired SCM Certification; CPSM, CPIM, CSCP.

Knowledge of SAP and MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.) is highly preferred.A collaborative, solution-focused approach and strong written and spoken communication skills preferred.BenefitsRetirement planLife insuranceDisability insuranceMedical insuranceWellbeing programMore about usABB Robotics & Discrete Automation is a pioneer in robotics, machine automation and digital services, providing innovative solutions for a diverse range of industries, from automotive to electronics to logistics.

As one of the world’s leading robotics and machine automation suppliers, we have shipped over 500,000 robot solutions.

We help our customers of all sizes to increase productivity, flexibility and simplicity and to improve output quality.

We support their transition towards the connected and collaborative factory of the future.

ABB Robotics & Discrete Automation employs more than 11,000 people at over 100 locations in more than 53 countries.

www.Abb.Com/robotics We look forward to receiving your application.

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