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Buyer - Wood Products Procurement

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Weyerhaeuser Company.

Longview, WA

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Buyer - Wood Products Procurement','01011985','!*!This position is a part of the Wood Products Purchasing organization and reports to the Longview Mill Manager and the Raymond Mill Manager and is supported by the Regional Procurement Lead. This is a full time, exempt position that will be located in Longview, Washington and support the Longview and Raymond Sawmills. Background:This position will provide procurement support to our Sawmills in the Northwest. We're looking for an experienced individual with manufacturing business experience in managing mill materials, services and cost strategies. The individual should be highly motivated and a self-starter capable of working without direct supervision. Travel across the mills and to provide support within the region as needed is expected and operating as flow to work, other regional assistance may be assigned. Specific work activities include: Contract negotiations with suppliers and manufacturers; purchasing of materials and services outside of the day to day contracted requirements; and developing creative ways to reduce customer cost. Key Functions:Pursue opportunities to consolidate larger dollar purchases and supply management across the NW region and synergies for all Regions. Prepare and publish specifications for bids, evaluate bid responses, contract award and creation, verify history of supplier service and their ability to meet contract specification. Search out new suppliers based on safety, quality, service as well as competitive pricing in a total cost environment. Perform procurement functions for non-routine goods and services utilizing SAP. Source a wide variety of commodities and services and provide project support to maintenance and engineering personnel. Perform procurement and transaction processing activities at various locations and work closely with the storeroom coordinator as needed. Create and manage local or regional contracts for supplies and services. The contact person for any supplier related issue for the area and resolution of issues. Support Wood Products manufacturing facilities for capital projects. A key contributing team member for the manufacturing locations and participate in manufacturing location specific cost team meetings.','!*!The following qualifications are REQUIRED:Procurement Certification (C.P.M., A.P.P., CSPM) or minimum five years equivalent purchasing related experience, preferably in the forest products industry or a manufacturing environmentWorking knowledge of commercial terms and business lawsAbility to research product/services and conduct value analysis by analyzing data and identifying optionsExperience in bidding, negotiating, preparing and administering contracts and agreementsCommitted to continuous improvement as both a supplier and customerCost conscious and business performance orientedWorking understanding of materials management and the ability to work closely with storeroom associatesExperience in maintenance and capital project support, including bidding, negotiating and contract administrationProven business acumen and ability to obtain results, including problem solving techniques.Advanced buying techniques i.e., scheduling agreementsUnderstanding of investment recoveryCustomer oriented and focused (both internal and external)Effective problem-solving techniques and capability to analyze and recognize process efficiency opportunitiesEffective communication skills (oral, written and listening) communications and interpersonal skills required to interact and participate in a team environmentDemonstrated skills in business writing, verbal communication and analytical processesCommitted to professional ethical standards. Proven credibility and integrity with both the customer and supplier community using purchasing best practicesAbility to handle large volume of work and multiple priorities simultaneouslyExcellent computer skillsThe following qualifications are DESIRED:Working knowledge of accounting functions that apply to purchasingExperience in leading, training and providing procurement education in a team environment Exposure in Materials and Requirements Planning (MRP) systems and maintenance/operations planning SAP experiencePrevious forest products industry or manufacturing experienceBachelor’s degreeAbout WeyerhaeuserWe sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference. We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us. Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.*M','Procurement, Logistics, & Transportation','USA-WA-Longview','USA-WA-Raymond','Full-time','Individual Contributor','Experienced','Day (1st)','','Available','Buyer - Wood Products Procurement

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Weyerhaeuser Company.
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Weyerhaeuser Company began more than 100 years ago with 900,000 acres of timberland, three employees and a small office in Tacoma, Washington. Our company's namesake, Frederick Weyerhaeuser, and our original investors were forest industry experts who contributed capital and, perhaps more important, their experience, reputations and values to the new business. Forestry expertise and commitment to values has held Weyerhaeuser in good stead for more than a century. Today we own or manage 20.3 million acres of timberland with offices or operations in 11 countries.

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