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Buyer - Greenville, SC

Date: Jul 21, 2021

Location: Greenville, SC, US, 29607

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 Lighting (HLI) is committed to elevating the lighting experience. Empowered by lighting solutions that integrate seamlessly into their environment, save energy, provide improved quality of light, deliver return on investment and armed with Hubbell’s unflinching support, its customers are able to think differently about how, where, and when they can use light. As one of the largest lighting fixture manufacturers in North America, it features a suite of brands that provide a full range of indoor and outdoor lighting products serving the commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential markets.

Posting Address

Greenville, SC

Position Overview

The primary responsibility of the Buyer/Planner is to ensure that material flow is monitored frequently, and modified when necessary, so that product is received in a timely manner.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execute and handle the PO placement process from issuance to completion
  • Work with supplier to confirm deliveries
  • Process any Goods receipt issues
  • Lead invoice grief and payables
  • Maintain Supply Chain critical metrics for confirmations and OTD monthly
  • Act as experienced point of contact for all Brand inquires related to purchase orders or shipment timing
  • Work with Planners to action exception messages
  • Work on projects with teams where applicable for your particular commodity group

Education, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Purchasing experience preferred (3 years)
  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective relationship management with internal and external business partners
  • Digital literacy to work with various software – solid understanding of SAP is very advantageous, high proficiency in Excel, proven understanding of PowerPoint and Power BI


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: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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