Rocla Concrete Tie, Inc (RCTI). is part of the Vossloh North America group of companies, offering a comprehensive portfolio of rail infrastructure products including special track work, rail fastening systems, signaling and switch control solutions, rail lifecycle services, and now, pre-stressed concrete ties.
The Purchasing Agent is responsible for the purchase of specific inventory groups of items and specific commodity management for Vossloh Tie Technologies (VTT). They are responsible for the negotiation and establishment of contracts/agreements to enable our plants to purchase the required quantity and quality of the inventory items needed to satisfy existing orders and in some cases, forecasted demand for RCTI/VTT products. They will also work with suppliers to understand and schedule supplier capacity. They will perform purchasing activities as assigned, and maintain purchase order files. They will also coordinate activities with other Buyers at other Vossloh NA divisions when practical.
The Purchasing Agent must have an understanding of global markets, knowledge of steel, aggregates and the rail road industry,including fastening components, pre-stressing steel wire and plant equipment.
The Purchasing Agent will also assist in the development of supply chain solutions. Specific to the assignment are the establishment and maintenance of replenishment systems, safety stock levels, forecasting techniques and principles, and bundling of supply chain demand to optimize transportation solutions. The Purchasing Agent will also act on special assignments, and work to identify transportation and logistics solutions.
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