Posted Date 7 months ago (11/4/2019 9:24 PM)
Req. # 2019-8140
# of Openings 1
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Overview As one of the world’s leading analytical
instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of
advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All
our systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of
products, accelerate time-to-market and support industries in
successfully enhancing quality of life. We’ve been driving
innovation in analytical instrumentation for 50 years now. Today,
worldwide more than 6,000 employees are working on this permanent
challenge, at over 70 locations on all continents.
Responsibilities The Senior Buyer is responsible for performing
purchasing/planning functions. The main objective is to ensure
purchased material is on-time with the right quantity to meet
demand, quality requirements at the lowest possible price.
1. Responsible for the activities related to the timely, cost
effective procurement of materials, parts, components, equipment
goods and services.
2. Manages day-to-day placement of purchase orders and ensures
delivery of goods and services are in accordance with needs.
3. Manages day-to-day business activates with suppliers.
4. Responsible for purchase demand contract negotiation.
5. Will create and support strategic programs for sourcing, cost
reduction and supplier auditing.
6. Coordinates purchasing activities with engineering and
manufacture departments to ensure that materials in the supply
chain are available as scheduled and inventory are maintained at
minimum acceptable levels.
7. Monitors and reports out on department KPI’s.
8. Involved in the purchase/price negations of material
suppliers, equipment and services. Solicits bids, analyzes quotes,
and selects/recommends suppliers.
9. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data
requires evaluation of identifiable factors like end of life
product, sole source constraint, geographic conditions and supplier
10. Demonstrates good judgement in selection methods and
techniques for obtaining solutions. Normally receives little
instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new
11. Administers and complies with all Environmental, Health and
Safety policy, procedures as set forth by Federal, State and
12. Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Must be familiar with an ERP/MRP system, SAP experience
Must be a self-starter, exercise good judgment, have good
decision-making, and communication skills.
The ability to work in a fast-paced progressive manufacturing
Low cost country outsourcing and currency management experience
is a plus.
Working knowledge and experience in pull systems, Kanban and JIT
Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required (preferably in
Supply Chain Management, Business, or Engineering) with a minimum 8
years progressive experience in the field of procurement
(preference: purchasing of mechanical, electronic components and
Bruker Corporation offers a comprehensive and competitive
benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), paid vacation,
holidays, and tuition assistance (as applicable).
Bruker is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified
applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected
Certain positions at Bruker require compliance with export
control laws and as a result, all interviewed candidates for all
positions will be screened pre-interview to determine their
eligibility in light of export control restrictions.
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