Regional Buyer
Martin Marietta Materials


Job Info


Summary:

We are seeking a Regional Buyer to join our Procurement team that will support our growing business within the aggregates and raw materials industry. Reporting into the Senior Manager Procurement (East), this position will be responsible for managing complex purchase requests, quotes, bids and proposals.

Responsibilities:

  • Compile, analyze and evaluate procurement data
  • Manage purchase requests, quotes, bids and proposals
  • Manage local vendor performance with focus on cost, delivery and quality
  • Establish price objectives in accordance with budgeted/proposed item costs
  • Negotiate pricing, complete periodic spend analysis and identify savings opportunities
  • Prepare and Conduct Request for Proposals (RFPs) for various projects
  • Capitalize on cost savings opportunities and document efforts
  • Participate in strategic sourcing initiatives and monitor compliance
  • Participate in and lead cross-functional teams while working closely with suppliers to achieve superior levels of performance in quality, cost management, and service
  • Collaborate with Operations, and Category Managers, as well as with key regional suppliers
  • Review and approve Purchase orders in accordance with the Purchasing policies
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain, or equivalent field experience
  • 3-5 years of procurement or management experience (aggregates, manufacturing, construction or similar industry experience preferred)
  • Experience sourcing and contracting equipment, materials and services
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively in a diverse, cross-functional team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to handle and prioritize multiple initiatives
  • Familiarity working with contracts with general contractors and subcontractors
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient with ERP, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to travel 50% of the time



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