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Buyer, Engineering

Company: Omron Automation
Location: Renton
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Locations: Remote Hybrid- in office 1 WK per month; Renton, WA near Seattle, WA or Amherst, NHWork at OMRON!Omron is a leading global manufacturer of industrial automation products focused on sensing and control technologies. Omron Automation has locations in Renton, WA, Chatsworth, CA, and Amherst, NH where we design and manufacture technologically-complex electronics that are used in industrial automation applications by manufacturers across the globe. At Omron Automation, our culture is one where you have the empowerment to drive results through collaboration while working hands-on with cutting-edge products. Our company has a strong track record of innovation, and a record of accomplishment of developing successful products for the global market. Omron Automation is a subsidiary of Omron Corporation, an $8 billion global technology company celebrating more than 80 years of success. Join us in our mission to Improve Lives and Contribute to a Better Society. Omron Automation is looking for a focused Buyer, Engineering for a hybrid position to work remotely and travel to the office once a month for a week in Renton, WA or Amherst, NH. Supporting the Engineering teams developing OMRON's Machine Vision, Auto ID, and sensor technology into our next generation of products, the New Product Introduction Buyer will drive the procurement for NPI project implementation. As the focal point on the procurement team for engineering, you will communicate the preferred supplier capabilities to the design teams and project managers throughout the NPI process. You will responsible for ensuring timely deliveries for internal customers and NPI project deliverables. This includes managing timelines, tracking key deliverables, selection and evaluation of new suppliers, creating and implementing sourcing strategies for new components, obtaining and analyzing quotes, analyzing make vs buy scenarios for current in-house manufactured products, and leading reviews between R&D, Quality, Manufacturing Engineers, and key suppliers.Our Commitment to Employees: --- Training and Career Development Program to give employees a learning path with the necessary tools and resources they need to help build their career at Omron. --- Great financial opportunities with competitive compensation, immediate 401k match with 100% vesting, profit sharing, and Blue Cross Blue Shield for medical, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits. --- Community Awareness that includes activities with local non-profit organizations and a Matching Gift Program. --- Work-Life Balance with Flexible Work Arrangements, Flexible Work Hours, and Sick/Vacation/Holiday Pay. --- Wellness Activities such as Walking Contests, Nutritional Learning Sessions, On Site Flu shots and Health Screenings.Responsibilities

  • Manage project timelines, key actions and align resources to ensure project deliverables are met
  • Be able to influence and direct coworkers to ensure projects stay on track
  • Develop/identify potential sources, support negotiations, process requisitions, place purchase orders and oversee delivery of goods and services to meet project delivery dates.
  • Work and lead cross-functional project teams to identify requirements from procurement perspective.
  • Ability to map out processes, drive operational efficiencies and document supply chain processes
  • Ability to manage NPI projects through material lifecycle changes in coordination with engineering.Job Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or Technical, Business, Supply Chain, Finance degree with relevant experience
    • Five years of experience in purchasing for a production site, preferably in a NPI and/or OEM environment
    • Demonstrated Project Management and New Product Introduction skills
    • Seven years of experience utilizing MS Office products and ERP systems, with a preference for SAP, Oracle, JDE, and Agile
    • Proven strength in organizational skills with a keen attention to detail
    • Omron is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, we comply with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Omron Automation, Renton , Buyer, Engineering, Professions , Renton, Washington

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