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    New Job Opportunity: Lead Buyer III at Applied Materials - Austin, TX

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      Description

      Lead Buyer III - (B3)-1500379

       

      Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

       

      Key Responsibilities

      Leads purchasing activities with manufacturing and engineering departments to maintain inventory at planned levels. Leads problem resolution for material related accounting and receiving issues. Develops methods of business simplification for the procurement function. Participates in the development of ISO documents for the purchasing function. Manages activities of the purchasing group in the manager's absence. Manages projects for purchasing; as required, monitors the cost, schedule and scope of assigned projects. Oversees workload distribution among Buyers; trains and audits activities of lower level personnel.

       

      Financial Knowledge

      Demonstrates conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines.

       

      Business Expertise

      Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market.

       

      Leadership

      Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements.

       

      Problem Solving

      Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgement based on the analysis of multiple sources of information.

       

      Impact

      Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies.

       

      Interpersonal Skills

      Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus.

       

      Qualifications

      This is a matrix leadership position within the repairs team, responsible for the overall action plan, for process refinement, and for driving metrics to goal within the group. May  lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements. Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

       

      Education

      Bachelor's Degree

      2-4 Years of Experience

       

      Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

       

      Primary Location

      Americas-United States-Texas-TX, Austin

       

      Job

      Materials

       

      Shift

      Day Job

       

      Travel

      Yes. 10% of the Time

       

      Posting Type: Internal/External

       

      Relocation Package: No Relocation

       

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