Lead Buyer

Job Details

Division: Nucor Steel Decatur LLC

Location: Decatur, AL, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Date Posted:  07/31/2020                                                 

Deadline: 8/14/2020

Basic Job Functions:

The role of the Lead Buyer is to coordinate, manage, and execute the proper procurement strategies.  These strategies include sourcing, procuring, and expediting maintenance, repair, and inventory items, developing and implementing effective processes, and developing supplier relationships to drive financial success for the Division.  Additional responsibilities include the proactive research of cost savings and value-added opportunities. Manage and execute complex contracts. Actively participate in overall Nucor buy initiatives.  Participate in developing and executing appropriate bidding procedures as well as negotiating pricing and terms and conditions on purchased items.  Participate in developing, documenting and continuously improving appropriate internal control and TS quality system procedures. Partner with the Purchasing Supervisor to lead and development Purchasing team with growth and development opportunities. Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:
  1. 5 years purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment
  2. Knowledge and use of fundamental purchasing procedures and functions which include internal controls, and TS and ISO requirements
  3. Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Finance/Accounting, Contract Law, etc. or Certified Purchasing Professional certificate.
Preferred Qualifications:
  1. Previous successful leadership experience.
  2. Experience in several of the following disciplines: business law, contract management, internal controls, inventory management, negotiations, procurement, risk management, or warehouse experience.





Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace