Regional Buyer NA Direct

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Job Title: Regional Buyer NA Direct
Location: Residence Based, Nationwide United States, USA
Company: Bayer
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Career Type: Food Services/Hospitality
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Job Description:


At Bayer we’re visionaries, driven to solve the world’s toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none’ is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We’re doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining ‘impossible’. There are so many reasons to join us. If you’re hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there’s only one choice.


Regional Buyer NA Direct 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Regional Buyer North America Direct, are to: 


  • Create statements of work based upon global frame contracts and in dialog with local stakeholder;
  • Drive local RFQ process and negotiate local frame contracts on behalf of Category Managers as delegated;
  • Be responsible for implementation of global category strategy at local level (use of preferred suppliers and frame contracts, use of sourcing approach per category strategy);
  • Provide country-specific market intelligence to mitigate supply risk, gain competitive advantage and make better business decisions;
  • Maintain pricing/price agreements in ERP system;
  • Be responsible for supplier management as per supplier segmentation and delegation by category lead;
  • Take care of supply issues and delays in case of escalation needed;
  • Educate stakeholders, local budget owners about procurement compliance and procurement directive;
  • Support Vendor Master Data creation process and accuracy and completeness of vendor master data as well as Efficient E2End Process Implementation;
  • Focus on regional stakeholder engagement to understand future business needs.




Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


•Bachelor's Degree in Science

•Fully proficient in English, Spanish as a preference

•At least three years of procurement experience in Sourcing of Directs in the agrochemical industry;

•Excellent negotiation and communication skills to  suppliers and stakeholders

•Ability/experience to work in a global procurement network;

•Demonstration of collaboration, planning and organizational skills;

•ERP system knowledge, ideally in D365;

•Ability to Drive Innovation, continuous improvement and implement sustainability targets with suppliers


You are applying for a position in Bayer’s Environmental Science business. Bayer intends to divest this business in 2022. With joining Environmental Science, you will be joining a global industry leader in its markets, with the opportunity to be part of forming a new company in an agile, entrepreneurial and passionate team.




Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. 

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer active employees are required to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status before participating in approved activities for fully vaccinated employees. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, if candidates are invited on site as visitors for in person interviews, they must provide proof of being vaccinated and comply with all safety protocols.  
Location: Residence Based|Cary     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 511161     
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Job Post Date: 11/10/21
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