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Buyer - Corona, CA

Date: May 16, 2022

Location: Corona, CA, US, 92882

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Division Overview
Hubbell Construction & Energy (HCE) focuses on products to support four business segments: Connectors, Grounding & Tooling, Gas Connectors & Accessories, Harsh & Hazardous, and Distribution. With markets in renewable energy, lighting, transportation, data center, telecom, utility, extreme environment, gas and water distribution, power generation and oil & gas, we guarantee that our products set the standards for industry solutions. Our success not only depends on our value proposition, but on the strength, knowledge and expertise of our employees.

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Position Overview

The Buyer will locate, qualify and lead suppliers to provide the highest quality product at the lowest cost with the shortest lead.  Daily tasks will include processing purchase requisitions, investigates and develops sources of supplies, prepares bid specifications, issues bid requests and reviews quotations.  This position requires the use of initiative and independent judgment.  Must have analytical skills and excellent communication skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

•    Plan the procurement of purchased material through the production facility in accordance with assembly procedures and standard times. Release requisitions in the required time frame.
•    Process requisition for supplies, research products, clarify specifications, document competitive quoting review, and processing of purchase requisitions.
•    Follow up on back orders manufactured and procured materials, expedite delivery of orders, and make special arrangements for delivery. Communicate to the respective departments the expected delivery date and potential shortages.
•    Make certain the purchasing documents are processed in accordance with Corporate’s standard operating procedures.
•    Have knowledge of inventory procedures in establishing and maintaining reorder points, reorder quantities, and lead times.
•    Conduct or direct negotiations with vendors on rejections, disposition and adjustment of non-conforming materials.
•    Promote and maintain good business relationships with suppliers.
•    Recommend procedures to improve quality and reduce costs, stay informed and communicate new developments

Skills and Experience

•    3+ years of successful experience in purchasing related positions
•    Knowledge and understanding of ERP systems
•    Solid Excel skills (pivot tables, vlookups, data manipulations)
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills.
•    Bachelors Degree or Certifications in APICS, CPIM and/or NAPM 
•    SAP


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Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Corona
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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