CTG Buyer in Hickory, North Carolina

Title: Buyer

Location: US-NC-Hickory

Job Number: 17201837

Come join CTG and grow your career with us! CTG has worked with our international, Fortune 500 end-client for over 10 years. Apply now for this exciting opportunity!

Job Title: Buyer

Project Duration: Contract Position, 6 months

Project Location: Hickory, NC

Work Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm


Responsible for execution of procurement strategies to manage sourcing of quality products, equipment and services

Responsible for assured supply of materials, minimizing inventories, optimum material utilization and supplier performance while continuously identifying and implementing opportunities to lower total cost of ownership and mitigate risk (e.g. on-time, best price, high quality)

Day to Day Responsibilities

Champions and ensures compliance with the Global Buying Policy (GBP) along with utilization of standard Global Supply Management (GSM) source-to-pay (S2P) processes and tools

Promotes and proliferates appropriate utilization of buying channels and procurement tools (p-cards; e-catalogs, requisitions, and purchase orders, etc.)

Creates and maintains contractual documents in ARIBA system (Supply Agreements/SOWs, Pricing Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA), Certificates of Insurance (COI), etc.)

Reviews and processes purchase requisitions into PO’s in an SAP ERP system (including obtaining and examining quotations and bids)

Works closely with requisitioners, suppliers and receiving to resolve invoice issues and identify root cause and corrective action

Supports inventory management (where applicable): organize, control and minimize materials on hand, slow moving and obsolete materials, physical inventory counts, etc.

Responsible for all Vendor Add/Change/Maintenance requirements Protects Intellectual Property (IP) and proprietary information

Supports plant leadership and/or GSM requests for data analysis, metrics reporting, purchasing information

Required Skills (MUST have to be considered)

Knowledge of procurement practices

ERP/MRP experience is required; SAP experience preferred

Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Ability to collect and analyze data

Effective communicator both oral and written

Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize to complete day-to-day responsibilities

Desired Skills (nice to have)

Understanding of cable products, materials and manufacturing processes

Thrives within both autonomous and team working atmospheres

Champions change and embraces flexibility

Demonstrates drive and commitment through the organization

Green Belt Certification and/or Project management experience


Project management

Additional Information

No third party resumes will be accepted

Drug testing and/or other employment-related inquires may be conducted

All interested individuals MUST be able to work on a W2 Tax basis (no C2C or third party vendors)!

Candidates must currently reside in USA or Canada

CTG is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

CTG is an E-Verify Company

To Apply

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply ASAP through our website using the link provided or go towww.ctg.com/careersand search on job #17201837. Or email yourMS Word formatted resumeand salary requirements tomaurine.mercer@ctg.com. Thank you for your interest!


CTG is the most reliable IT services provider, built on 50 years of meeting our commitments to make technology work for clients and deliver real business value. CTG provides industry-specific IT strategy, services, and solutions that address the business needs and staffing challenges of clients in high-growth industries, including major technology companies, large corporations, and government entities located in North America and Western Europe.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work Company by Modern Healthcare (since 2013) in North America, and a Best Places to Work Company in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

Job: Procurement