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Konecranes Inc
Springfield, OH 45502
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Konecranes Inc

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category

Country: United States
Location: Springfield, OH, US
Employment type: term

Country: United States (US)
Location: Springfield
, Ohio (US-OH)
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At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name - people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive.

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.


REPORTS TO: Purchasing Supervisor


Purchase parts and obtain quotes from both internal and external suppliers. Work with Global Sourcing Department to identify and best utilize a network of preferred and approved suppliers. Evaluate effectiveness of suppliers in terms of pricing, on time delivery performance, and quality.

  • Negotiate with suppliers to obtain quotations, prices and deliver times from both internal and external suppliers.
  • Evaluate vendor quotes and services to determine compatibility with company objectives.
  • Coordinate purchasing activities with other departments to maintain inventory at planned levels. Evaluate inventory levels and adjust order requirements accordingly.
  • Review opportunities for new supply sources and suitability of materials offered.
  • Create Purchase Orders and maintain purchasing data in SAP.
  • Work with suppliers to resolve non-conforming product issues and expedite orders.
  • Approve invoices for payment, and reconcile receipt and invoice discrepancies.
  • Work with Global Sourcing to identify and best utilize a network of Preferred and Approved suppliers.
  • Identify and implement cost saving initiatives.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of suppliers in terms of pricing, on time delivery performance, and quality.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in a related field

EXPERIENCE: Three or more years of buying experience in a manufacturing environment. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Knowledge SAP system and associated purchasing and inventory modules. Knowledge of Manufacturing processes and ability to read blueprints is preferred. Certified Purchasing Management Expert (CPMS) or Purchasing Certification (SPSM) certifications a plus

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: up to 10% travel required.

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Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. .



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