Regional Buyer NA Indirect

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Job Title: Regional Buyer NA Indirect
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 Indirect 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Regional Buyer NA Indirect, are to: 


  • Act as lead buyer in Marketing Procurement and manages global contracts and supplier relationships in alignment with Marketing;
  • Create statements of work based upon global frame contracts for all other indirect categories including local RFQ process and negotiation of 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;
  • Take care of supply issues and delays in case of escalation needed;
  • Educate stakeholders, local budget owners about procurement compliance and procurement directive considering self-procurement guideline and/or usage of P-Card;
  • Support Vendor Master Data creation process and accuracy and completeness of vendor master data as well as Efficient E2End Process Implementation;
  • Focus on regional/local 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,
  • At least five years of procurement experience in Sourcing of Indirects;
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills;
  • ERP system knowledge, ideally in D365;
  • Ability/experience to work in a global procurement network;
  • Demonstration of collaboration, planning and organizational skills;
  • Ability to Drive Innovation, continuous improvement and implement sustainability targets with suppliers



Preferred Qualifications:


  • Proficient in Spanish.



You are applying for a position in Bayer’s Environmental Science business. Bayer intends to divest this business to Cinven in 2022. Cinven is an international investment firm focused on building world-class global companies & will enable ES to advance towards our vision of healthy environments for everyone, everywhere.


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. We encourage you to discover more about our activities by watching the ES Dare to Explore video:




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: 511143     
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Job Post Date: 11/12/21
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