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Senior Buyer- Service Parts

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TEREX Corporation

Redmond, WA

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Terex is a global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services that deliver lifecycle solutions to maximize customer return on investment. Terex delivers lifecycle solutions to a broad range of industries, including construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utility, quarrying and mining.  Terex reports in three business segments: Aerial Work Platforms; Cranes; and Materials Processing. Terex offers financial products and services to assist in the acquisition of Terex equipment through Terex Financial Services. For more information about Terex, its products and services, visit and/or
Strategic Sourcing Initiative
As part of the implementation of our \u2018Execute to Win\u2018 business system, Terex has launched several major initiatives to better understand how we operate in certain areas.  Two major initiatives are in Strategic Sourcing and Parts, Services and Lifecycle Solutions. The ultimate intention of these initiatives is to develop strategic sourcing excellence and expand our parts and services businesses. Wave Teams have been established using a standard 11 step methodology to source specific categories, phased over the next several years. Advanced capabilities and performance in these areas will improve our margins and underpin our drive to achieve Operational Excellence.
About the Position
Title:                            Buyer, Service Parts
Reports to:                  Director Service Parts Sourcing
Location:                     Redmond
Reporting to the Director, Service Parts Sourcing, this position plays a key role in developing and executing our strategies with responsibility for sourcing service parts in assigned categories, utilizing the global leverage of Terex ensuring that Terex globally and regionally achieves best value in cost, quality, reliability and service.  This will require collaboration across our Parts business, product segments and geographies.  

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Sourcing and management of assigned categories, applying the 11 step methodology process.
Partnering with the Parts organization to ensure seamless execution of our parts strategy
Working closely with regional sourcing VPs and category leaders to integrate service parts into our overall category strategies
Manages supplier relationships and leads supplier management activities
Manages transfer of past agreements
Negotiates and manages category contracts, supply and logistical conditions
Selects suppliers in the event of changes in line with authorization rights
Clarifies and defines technical specifications and quality standards with internal departments
Recommends suppliers/products for supplier specific or non standard parts for approval
Conducts price comparisons and value analyses to optimize the procurement situation
Conducts supplier assessments based on defined criteria
Updates pricing sheets and pricing changes ensuring high data quality in the systems and compilation of performance figures
Co-ordinates joint cost reduction initiatives with suppliers

Basic Qualifications:
Four year degree in a relevant discipline such as supply chain, operations, engineering.5 or more years experience in purchasing/procurement or supply chain position
Preferred Qualifications: Track record of success in purchasing/procurement with specialization in direct materials buying and/or service parts Experience working in an environment of a long term strategic partnership with measurable performance indicatorsIT skills \u2013 Excel, Powerpoint, Word, AccessFinancial acumenExposure to disciplines such as Total Quality Management, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Toyota Production sytems, DFF or Demand Flow Technology would be advantageousAnalytical skillsStrong negotiations skills with demonstrable knowledge and expertise using proven negotiation methodsAbility to read, understand and interpret technical drawings and specificationsAbility to consistently demonstrate the Terex Way valuesResults driven, action orientedProcess disciplineFirst class communication and collaboration skills with the ability to develop relationships across levels, geographies and segmentsPlanning and project management skillsFluency in English both written and spokenMust be willing and able to travel as business requirements dictate.


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Company Profile
Terex Corporation is focused on its mission of providing solutions to our Machinery and Industrial Product customers that yield superior productivity and return on investment. Terex has continued its evolution in recent years, primarily through a series of acquisitions and divestitures, designed to enhance the product offering, improve geographic coverage and deliver value to Terex customers, shareholders and team members. The history of Terex is not a simple one. This is the history that led to the name “Terex” and the evolution that followed. However, there is an equally rich history to many of the “historic” names that Terex acquired in recent years. This document is intended to cover the highlights.

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