• Buyer

    Job Location US-CA-San Luis Obispo
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  • Company Overview and Values

    Why work at Entegris?

    Lead. Inspire. Innovate. Define Your Future.

    Not everyone who works for a global company shares the same background, experiences and perspectives. We leverage the differences of our employees to bring new ideas to the table. Every employee throughout the company is encouraged to share input on projects and initiatives. Our decision making process is truly a collaborative effort as we realize there are leaders at every level of the organization. We put our values at the core of how we operate as an organization — not just when it’s convenient, but in a lasting and meaningful way. We want the time and energy you spend here to have a positive impact on your life inside and outside of the office.

    Entegris is a values-driven culture and our employees rally around our core PACE values: 




    The Role

    Entegris is seeking a dynamic procurement professional to fill the role of Senior Buyer. The position will be based in San Luis Obispo, CA.

    To become a World Class Industry leader, Entegris is focused on driving stakeholder value for Customers, Employees & Investors. This important position will be responsible for Direct Material procurement activities across the US.


    The successful candidate will be a take-charge individual recognized as a strategic buying expert and will collaborate with manufacturing, quality, planning, logistics, and suppliers in order to identify and drive total delivered cost savings, security of supply, innovation and process improvements.

    In this role you will

    • Manage operational procurement excellence to achieve objectives for delivery, lead time, and invoice resolution
    • Demand Sensing and Modelling – collaborate with multiple production teams to capture material requirements, consolidate demand signals and execute accurate and timely procurement functions
    • Inventory Planning - Calculate, manage and audit key procurement parameters (Economic Order Qty, Replenishment Method, Safety Stock)
    • Exception Management – Efficiently and effectively manage procurement exceptions while focusing on continuous improvement of procurement processing
    • Supplier Relationship Management – Effectively “coach” suppliers to be best in class partners. Work with Commodity Managers and Supplier Quality Engineers to optimize supplier performance. Provide input to sourcing strategies and develop internal/supplier relationships that extract maximum value from the current and potential supplier base.
    • P2P Automation – Be a subject matter expert in Procure-to-Pay automation implementation
    • Ensure key metric reporting is in place and lead reports in providing root cause analysis and continuous improvement solutions
    • Ensure that company purchasing practices and strategies are continuously challenged and refined.
    • Continuously evaluate and assess supplier performance reports consistent with agreed to requirements to ensure consistency in quality, service and delivery targets

    Traits we believe make a strong candidate

    • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, Engineering, or equivalent experience;
    • 3-5+ Years progressive experience in Supply Chain Management, or Purchasing
    • Excellent knowledge of operations management and supply chain processes in a large organization
    • Ability to build relationships and influence internal and external stakeholders
    • A passion for winning as a team, achieving results and a desire for continued success in a growth environment
    • Ability to lead change
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including crisp verbal skills plus excellent listening skills and effective facilitation skills
    • Demonstrates high energy and models behaviors to motivate the team
    • APICS certification
    • Knowledge of SAP

    Your success will be measured by

    • People and Teamwork – Ability to foster innovation and Build Talent for the for the future of the procurement team
    • Accountability, Integrity, and Trust – Engage with manufacturing teams to ensure on-time delivery of supply and inventory optimization
    • Creativity and Innovation – Uses data to find opportunities for continuous improvement within Global Supply Management
    • Dedication to Excellence – Become a Supplier coach to ensure world class cost, quality and delivery

    What we offer:

    Our total rewards package goes above and beyond just a paycheck. Whether you’re looking to build your career, improve your health, or protect your wealth, we offer generous benefits to help you achieve your goals.

    • Very Competitive total compensation plans.
    • A 401(K) plan to help you plan for your future with an impressive employer match that’s all yours- no vesting!
    • Great health, dental and vision insurance packages to fit your needs to ensure you’re happy and healthy.
    • A progressive PTO policy that empowers our employees to take the time they need to recharge!

    At Entegris we are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. Our policy is to recruit, hire, train, and reward employees for their individual abilities, achievements and experience without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, marital or military status.


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