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Plant Buyer - Goleta Job

Employer Name: Corning SpiderID: 7686354
Location: Goleta, California Date Posted: 6/25/2018
Wage: Category: Purchasing/Buyers
Job Code: 27182

Job Description:
Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

The Global Supply Management (GSM) Function is recognized as a critical function for business success. It delivers the training, tools and opportunities needed to create innovative solutions for the function & the corporation. GSM has leading edge, effective processes to anticipate and exceed customer requirements.

Role Purpose:

Responsible for assured supply of materials, equipment and services, (on time, best price, high quality) in addition to competitive costs, minimizing inventories while ensuring optimum materials utilization, and supplier performance.

Key Responsibilities:

Assists with Business Global Supply Management (GSM) Strategy Development. Deploys GSM strategies and plans to make decisions necessary to purchase product or services, aligned with organizational objectives and sourcing strategies.
Assures Contribution Metrics are updated and linked with site/business cost reduction portfolio.
Key player for negotiations with Suppliers, including Contract Administration.
Owns/Assists with Supplier Relationship Management Process (including supplier audits).
Creates and maintains contractual documents (Supply Agreements, Pricing Agreements, Non Disclosure Agreements, Certificates of Insurance, etc.).
Assists with Commodity Reviews and Supply Intelligence
Inventory Management (where applicable): Organizes, controls, and minimizes materials on hand, slow moving and obsolete materials. May manage storeroom operations.
Acts as GSM liaison between plants, including materials and quality areas.
Recommends changes to purchasing practices/supply management to ensure conformance with established laws, policies, and ethical principles activity-based costing). Participates in the planning and implementation of these changes.
Acts as main contact for RTP to ensure invoicing issues are eliminated or resolved immediately.
Participates in cross-functional teams focused on process improvements, cost reduction and supply chain issue resolution • Protects Intellectual Property (IP).
Ensures compliance with internal and external auditing requirements related especially to GSM or any other certification (if applicable)
Makes sure that the suppliers are environmental compliance, and that the scrap is correctly disposed

Job Requirements:

Bachelors Degree
Experience in manufacturing – operations, planning, quality, engineering, supply chain
Experience as a plant or corporate buyer
Experience with GSM processes and systems
Experience working in a matrix environment or on a cross-functional team
Yellow Belt Certification


Experience across multiple businesses, division and/or technologies
Experience with global manufacturing and business through work or project experience
Green Belt Certification
Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) or Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), APICS or certification related to Supply Chain

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required:
Education Required: Bachelors
Overnight Travel:
Vacation Time:

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Amy Vikara Company Type:
Company: Corning
City: Goleta
State: California
Zip: 93111
Web Site:

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