Sr. Buyer

Simsbury - Connecticut - United States - Energy - Mining - Cost Control & Procurement - Academic Bachelor

Brunel has an exciting opportunity for an Senior Buyer for our client who are a global leader in mining solutions and quality products throughout the world in the Mining Industry. This is a permanent position located in Simsbury, Connecticut. You will be responsible to be the expert in the procurement transaction processes, ensuring a timely and efficient process on behalf of Dyno Nobel Inc. in compliance with DNA Procurement Policies and Procedures. You will be part of a dynamic team who drives customer satisfaction through consistent delivery execution, ensuring a cross-functional approach that engages all stakeholders within the DNA Value. If you feel this would be a good fit, apply now!

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Gabrielle Warner, Account manager

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About this role

  • Live and foster the IPL Corporate Values;
  • Manage various material replenishment processes including, SAP MRP, Kanban and Vendor Managed Inventory;
  • Actively participate as a team member with other DNA departments in their efforts to analyze the requirements of the company relative to materials, services, projects or other classification of goods;
  • Select and maintain sources of supply for assigned areas of responsibility using progressive purchasing techniques and methods, including solicitation of bids, financial analysis, negotiations, contracts, partnering, etc.;
  • Monitor Supplier Performance in compliance with DNA Policies and Procedures;
  • Manage compliance and governance in Procurement in line with internal and external audit requirements;
  • Ensure compliance to the Company’s Proprietary Information processes with regards to vendor Non-Disclosure Agreements and technical data transmittals of a drawing / specification. Including enforcement by other departments;
  • Act as change agent on behalf of Procurement to implement solutions and processes as developed by the centralized procurement group;
  • Seek opportunities and lead initiatives for continuous improvement in business processes and cost savings;
  • Other Duties as assigned in accordance with area of responsibilities (IS, AN, WO, CORP) which may include but are not limited to:
  • Managing & administering Company-wide Programs;
  • Originating ongoing supply agreements & manage the Life Cycle of agreements;
  • Assisting in training stakeholders to ensure compliance to DNA Procurement Policy.

About you

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business-related field of study. Minimum five years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. CPSM recommended;
  • 5+ years of procurement or related experience;
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office programs such as: Word, Excel, One Note;
  • Experience in SAP Materials Management transactions;
  • Internal Customer and Supplier Negotiation Skills;
  • Understanding and Application of Procurement Best Practices;
  • Analytical Skills.

What we offer

  • Vacation time + 10 paid holidays + a couple of PTO days;
  • Full health benefits including employer HSA contributions + dental plan with an orthodontic option, wellness coaching available;
  • Up to a 4% 401k match PLUS additional company contribution from 1% to 5% based on years of service;
  • Generous tuition reimbursement program;
  • Friendly and supportive coworkers.


  • Vacancy number: PUB234201
  • Location: Simsbury
  • Market: Energy
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branch: Mining
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Cost Control & Procurement
  • Closing date: Monday, November 18, 2019
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Gabrielle Warner

Account manager Brunel Energy USA Salt Lake City

+1 385-259-2533

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