Buyer

Cleburne, TX, US, 76031

James Hardie Building Products Inc. is the North American leader in fiber cement home siding and exterior design solutions. Hardie® products offer long lasting beauty and endless design possibilities with trusted protection and low maintenance. The company pioneered modern fiber cement building products and continues to invest in innovation to transform the industry. James Hardie is a high-performance organization, with an unwavering commitment to Zero Harm. The company proudly employs a diverse workforce of over 3,000 employees across operations in North America.

 

Make your dream career a reality. It’s possible!

 

What You’ll Do: 

 

The Buyer will be responsible for negotiating and managing relationships with our supplier base, while also managing the purchase order (PO) process. 

 

The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing.  Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.

 

What You’ll Bring:

 

  • Bachelor's degree Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting preferred 
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in purchasing required  
  • Material requirements planning (MRP) experience in a manufacturing environment or building materials preferred  
  • Demonstrated experience in ERP systems software (SAP preferred) 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player attitude 
  • Ability to develop and manage supplier relationships  
  • Ability to influence suppliers to achieve the best outcome as it relates to business objectives 
  • Demonstrate personal integrity in conducting business  
  • Ability to conduct thorough request for proposal (RFP) analysis for effective evaluation of suppliers’ competitiveness  
  • Demonstrated ability to focus/prioritize on multiple opportunities at one time 
  • Ability to influence others without a direct reporting relationship 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate to the right audience in a timely fashion using an effective communication method, depending on the nature of the information. 
  • Ability to see and understand the company point of view as well as that of suppliers 
  • Proven capability and capacity to manage multiple programs, projects and supplier relationships  
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent assignments while meeting deadlines and demanding quality execution 
  • Demonstrated effective analytical and decision-making principles 
  • Advanced skills with MS Office and proprietary software 

 

What You’ll Receive:

 

  • At James Hardie, we recognize that our success depends on our people. We've worked hard to build a generous and competitive benefits program that demonstrates our commitment to our employees. 
  • Comprehensive low-cost co-pay Health Insurance; medical, dental, prescription, and vision insurance benefits for every 30+ hour full-time employee. Insurance starts on day one!
  • 401(k) Retirement plan that will match 100% of employees saved dollars up to the first 6% of your salary
  • Paid holidays, paid vacation including Jury Duty and bereavement leave
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Parental Leave
  • Community Involvement & Sustainable Solutions - Fire Resistant Siding to Help Rebuild the Grizzly Flats Community | James Hardie
  • And more 

 


Apply now and come “home” to Hardie!

 

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James Hardie Building Products Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, veteran's status, marital status, pregnancy, disability, or any other basis protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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