Buyer - Senior


Joplin, MO, US, 64804

Job Requisition ID:  9487


Schaeffler is a dynamic global technology company and its success has been a result of its entrepreneurial spirit and long history of private ownership. As a partner to all of the major automobile manufacturers, as well as key players in the aerospace and industrial sectors, we offer you many development opportunities.  


Your Key Responsibilities


  • Solve escalation topics for e.g. past-due deliveries
  • Close cooperation with regional purchasing
  • Implementation of technical cost savings
  • Development of technical cost savings
  • Development and implementation of supply-chain improvement and cost reductions
  • First level of escalation
  • Provide guidance to the organization through sharing of supplier expertise and to implement active commodity management in alignment with purchasing

Your Qualifications


Minimum Qualification


  • University degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in a similar role
  • Strong project management and problem-solving skills


Preferred Qualification


  • Direct or indirect material purchasing experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong time management skills

Your Benefits


Benefits Overview: SchaefflerBenefits

As a global company with employees around the world, it is important to us that we treat each other with respect and value all ideas and perspectives. By appreciating our differences, we inspire creativity and drive innovation. In this way, we contribute to sustainable value creation for our stakeholders and society as a whole. Together, we advance how the world moves.


Exciting assignments and outstanding development opportunities await you because we impact the future with innovation. We look forward to your application.


Your contact

Schaeffler Group USA Inc. 

Brooke Gilmore 


Schaeffler is an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive equal employment opportunities and consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.


Keywords: Supply Chain Management;  


Job Type: Professional 
Job Family: Supply Chain Management 
Contract Type: Not Applicable 
Schedule: Full-Time 

Nearest Major Market: Joplin

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Buyer, Procurement, Purchasing, Operations, Finance