Caterpillar Facility Supply Professional in Jiangsu, China

As a Buyer, you will be responsible to identify and develop alternative sources of supply for transmission components including bearings and gearboxes.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

**Ensure forecast demand is satisfied by open purchase orders.

  • Evaluate, develop and approve suppliers as required to satisfy forecast demand.

  • Design evaluation

  • Prepare and report statistical comparison, weight, dynamic capacity and other related data to secure comprehensive sourcing decisions.

  • Manage and report the supplier development plan related to bearings and gearboxes.

  • Monitor and report supplier delivery performance related to bearings and gearboxes.

  • Publish delivery performance metrics as required.

  • Manage and report inventory related to bearings and gearboxes.

  • Identify and develop alternative sources for seal system.

**Liaison with Transmission Design Manager and the Transmission Department.

Required Qualifications:

**Knowledge of various operating, purchasing, parts ordering and inventory management systems

  • Ability to read blueprints

  • Familiarity with engineering data systems, as well as packaging and pricing knowledge

  • 3 to 5 years of job-related experience

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • College or university degree or equivalent experience on various assignments in Purchasing with emphasis on working with suppliers

  • Good human relations skills

**Good communications skills.

Desired Qualifications:

**Knowledge of Caterpillar's policies, products, and procedures

Job: *Purchasing & Procurement

Title: Facility Supply Professional

Location: China-Jiangsu-Wuxi

Requisition ID: 170006L2