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Purchasing Specialist

CartersvilleTrinity Industries, Inc.

Logistics Supply Chain 1703872 Requisition # 9 hours ago Post Date

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TrinityRail is searching for a talented team player to fill the open position of Purchasing Specialist in our Cartersville, Georgia Plant!

What you will do:
  • Performs supply chain and logistics functions, which may include, but are not limited to, material procurement, production planning, inventory control, outsourcing, vendor selection and distribution.
  • Creates integrated processes among internal functions such as operations, purchasing and logistics and outside suppliers.
  • Focuses resources on continuous improvement of the movement of materials through various production processes and establishes key performance metrics and benchmarks relating to supply chain planning/forecasting to measure actual performance against goals on a regular basis
  • Promotes alignment by understanding and communicating customer needs and requirements throughout the organization.
  • Negotiates favorable terms, volume discounts and long-term contracts with suppliers and prepares and processes requisitions and purchase orders for the procurement of goods, services and supplies for customer-related business processes or for internal use as a generalist or in a combination of Purchasing Disciplines.

What you will need:
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in a related field is preferred
  • Supply chain experience a plus
  • Microsoft experience in Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Outstanding communication skills - both written and verbal


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