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Senior Buyer – Commodity Specialist
TechnipFMC - Schilling Robotics
Davis, CA, USA
7+ years experience
Posted: 27-04-2021

Company: TechnipFMC - Schilling Robotics
Skills: Experience in purchasing covering full cycle supplier management
Experience: 7+ years
Education: BA/BS Industrial Engineering Degree or related
Employment type: Full time
Location: Davis, CA, USA

The Senior Buyer – Commodity Specialist is responsible for the procurement of materials in support of production schedules by obtaining parts to spec, on-time and competitive pricing from vetted and qualified suppliers. This position will interact with all Departments within the Company, Vendors and Subject Matter Experts to ensure that the Schilling Robotics Supply Chain commodity strategies meet/exceed Customer requirements. This position may on occasion support indirect spend categories in addition to production materials and tools. Commodity focus: Electro-Mechanical (ROV/TMS Launch & Recovery Systems), Hydraulics, 4kVa- 6kVa PDU’s, Syntactic Foam Buoyancy, Tether and Umbilical cabling systems.

Authorized Jobs in the next location(s): USA
Company details

TechnipFMC is a global oil and gas leader, specialized in subsea and surface technologies. Our mission: to enhance the performance of world’s energy industry. How we do it: by constantly challenging conventions and investing in our 23 000+ employees, across 48 countries. At TechnipFMC, we aim to offer an inspiring working experience: tackling some of the most complex technical and engineering challenges in the world in collaboration with a truly global team.

Requirements & Summary

The Senior Buyer – Commodity Specialist is responsible for the procurement of materials in support of production schedules by obtaining parts to spec, on-time and competitive pricing from vetted and qualified suppliers. This position will interact with all Departments within the Company, Vendors and Subject Matter Experts to ensure that the Schilling Robotics Supply Chain commodity strategies meet/exceed Customer requirements. This position may on occasion support indirect spend categories in addition to production materials and tools.

Commodity focus: Electro-Mechanical (ROV/TMS Launch & Recovery Systems), Hydraulics, 4kVa- 6kVa PDU’s, Syntactic Foam Buoyancy, Tether and Umbilical cabling systems.

POSITION DUTIES:
• Solicit bid pricing from current and potential new suppliers that would be qualified through the Schilling new supplier qualification process.
• Evaluates competitive pricing through quoting and continual supplier evaluation.
• Negotiate with suppliers as needed to provide Schilling the best “total cost”
• Update Part Purchasing Parameter items as needed in the MRP (Visibility) system
• Create effective commodity strategies to meet Schilling Product technical specifications and meet the future needs as outlined in the Schilling Robotics Technology/Product roadmap.
• Leverage TechnipFMC resources to implement best practices, obtain most favored pricing and supplier performance management process(es)
• Work hand-in-hand with Engineering teams through-out the New Product Development process.
• Facilitate Supplier & Subcontractor/Consultant Agreements with appropriate approvals
• Negotiate Commercial Terms on all Schilling Robotics agreements
• Timely execution of Engineering Purchase Requisitions (EPR’s) and Other Purchase Requisitions
• Analyzes production requirements generated by the MRP system and place orders accordingly.
• Creative & Effective problem solving and analytical skills.
• Follow up with suppliers on open orders, past due deliveries, receiving issues and accounts payable problems.
• Conduct and support Supplier Sourcing, Supplier Scorecard meetings and Quarterly Business Reviews (QBR’s) as appropriate.
• Work all MRP action reports and coordinate with the supplier as needed to expedite, delay or cancel purchase orders.
• Maintain weekly SQDC measurements as required.
• Communicate status of Internal Purchase Requisitions as requested by other departments.
• Work with Operations team to improve on Standard Work Processes.
• Working familiarity with Lean Manufacturing principles to align supply chain performance.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
• BA/BS Industrial Engineering Degree or related
• 7+ years of work experience in purchasing covering full cycle supplier management, full cycle part lifecycle management and tactical order placement and management.
• Five or more years as a user expert with an ERP/MRP system (Oracle, SAP, QAD, Visibility, other).
• Proven performance in implementing new strategies that will reduce parts and inventory costs without sacrificing on-time delivery.
• Hands-On purchasing and sourcing experience with Fabrication, Hydraulic and Electronic* parts, assemblies and products.
• Demonstrated effective organizational and time management skills.
• Demonstrated skills as a team leader, builder, and motivator.
• Basic understanding of accounting procedures.
• Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word/Excel*/Outlook).
• Able to work on multiple projects & requirements at the same time.
PREFERRED:
• Prior Supervisory experience (training)
• APICS and/or CPIM certification.
• TPS/ Lean “hands-on” experience

ESSENTIAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:
• The ability to mentor and train new buyers
• Detail oriented
• Excellent at following up and following through
• Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, listen and speak for long periods of time.
• Manual dexterity using hands, fingers, and arms to push, pull, reach, grab, hold, and lift.
• Wear steel toe shoes, safety glasses and other personal protective equipment as needed.
• Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
• Frequent use of PC.
• Close visual acuity is required to perform activities such a viewing computer screens and reading.
















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