This Posting May No Longer be Available. The End Date For This Job Was 2012-07-30
Date Posted : 2012-05-15


Job Overview

Gerdau is currently seeking a Buyer for its Cambridge facility. Relocation is not provided for this position.

Additional Details

The primary function of this position is the timely and cost-effective procurement of goods and services to support Gerdau's production plans in the designated region and commodity/category. These activities include but are not limited to; supporting the strategic procurement process, execution of national, regional, and/or local supplier agreements to include team-based bid processes, negotiations, supplier selection/development, and contract management.

Within an assigned procurement region, this position is responsible for managing and defining the procurement process of necessary goods and services in a timely, economical, and efficient manner in order to meet mill manufacturing goals. Goals are met by implementing and maintaining effective relationships with current Commodity/Category suppliers as well as developing new supply sources within their designated area. The Buyer will coordinate activities with procurement, logistics, plant management, operations and maintenance, stores and accounting personnel in efforts to meet particular supply and demand goals.

Education / Experience

University Degree or College Diploma in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain or related field
Minimum of 3 years of direct procurement experience is required.
PMAC or working towards certificate preferred.
Microsoft Office
SAP knowledge preferred
General knowledge of steelmaking industry, manufacturing, industrial relations, logistics and procurement procedures and techniques.
Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.
Must be able to work independently, as well as part of a team.

Gerdau offers opportunities for advancement in an ever challenging, high-tech environment based in Cambridge. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to grow with a world-class, multinational company. We recognize the contributions of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement.

Gerdau offers excellent benefits that start the FIRST DAY OF EMPLOYMENT!
Medical & Prescription
Pension/RSP plan
Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Relocation Assistance

Gerdau is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to diversifying its workforce. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.

How To Apply

By Mail:
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Employer Information

Gerdau is the fourth largest overall steel company and the second largest minimill steel producer in North America. The company has the capacity to manufacture over 12 million tons of mill finished steel products annually. Through an integrated network of minimills, steel scrap recycling facilities, and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout North America. We believe our employees are the best in the business. We have high standards and our employees constantly strive to reach even higher levels of success. Gerdau growth is based on our values and on a vision focused on excellence. We see customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, total safety in the workplace, a commitment to our stakeholders, employees, and communities, and profit as a measure of performance.

Michelle Able
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