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Buyer I/II

Redmond, WA, US


  • Support Launch teams through RFQ development, analysis and negotiation of supplier quote responses, Supplier Statement of Work Negotiation, and Make vs. Buy analysis
  • Develop Sourcing Recommendations with supporting rationale and documentation
  • Identify and implement cost savings through spend analysis, supplier negotiations, business resourcing, and other purchasing methods
  • Participate as an extended member of the Purchasing Commodity Team in regard to commodity strategy, minority business strategy, NPD Sourcing, supplier consolidation, and cost savings
  • Support manufacturing operations and quality department with supplier issue resolution
  • Administrate Purchase Orders and Vendor Master information in the ERP system
  • Resolve supplier conflicts on pricing, lead time, and invoice reconciliation to meet business needs and targets
  • Comply with purchasing policies/procedures, as well as legal/ethical obligations
  • Navigate legal issues involving Terms and Conditions, and identify issues that require professional legal assistance
  • Assist, Represent, or Lead NPD or Sustaining cost reduction projects as a representative of the materials team



Basic Qualifications

  • Experience in supply chain, preferably in purchasing
  • Ability to work in Redmond, WA


Preferred Qualifications 

  • 4 year degree with a Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Business, or Materials educational background (Sufficient Experience is also reviewed)
  • 1-3 years purchasing experience. CPM or CPSM is desirable
  • Ability to analyze complex data, identify and executes savings opportunities, implement sourcing strategies, and quickly execute tasks to realize benefits
  • Ability to multi-task multiple categories & projects. Ability to coordinate strategies/activities across multiple business functions
  • Financial & quantitative analysis experience a plus. Problem solving skills essential
  • Verbal and written skills - ability to communicate to all levels of management required
  • Good negotiation and problem-solving skills. Adept at dealing with situations involving conflict, and able to facilitate constructive resolution
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with appropriate software programs. PC based software knowledge must include MS Excel, MS Word, and PowerPoint. Experience with Oracle and access or other SQL application is a plus
  • Organized and capable of dealing with high volume of interactions with a broad cross-section of the company
  • Able to effectively prioritize multiple priorities
  • Experience with managing highly visible cross-functional projects with demonstrated success

If you are interested in an open position but feel you may not meet all the listed qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.

Location: US-WA Redmond-B7 HR 

Department: Supply Mgmt & Trans 

Job ID: 36646 


Terex Overview:

At Terex, we fully embrace the increasingly diverse world around us and strive to create an empowering and welcoming workplace culture. We are a $4.0 billion publicly traded global manufacturer of materials processing and aerial work platform products and services. We are passionate about producing equipment that helps improve the lives of people around the world and providing our team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact.   

While our operations are global, each office or factory is a close-knit community.  We value diversity, equity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage, citizenship, and continuous improvement.  It's an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector - come join us!


Additional Information:

We see inclusion as a key to our success and are committed to actively foster a culture where every team member feels valued, listened to, and appreciated. We are committed to being fair and impartial in our decisions, ensuring equity within our workplaceAs an Equal Opportunity Employer, employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.


Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue