Rehau Inc

Sr. Buyer

2 weeks ago(12/6/2017 3:50 PM)
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REHAU is the premium worldwide brand for polymer-based innovations and systems in construction, automotive and industry. You encounter our systems every day, without noticing them. While they may be invisible, their benefit is always tangible. More than 20,000 employees at 170 locations worldwide apply their expertise and innovative capabilities to ensure the continuous growth of our independent privately-held company.

People drive REHAU. To us, fostering the development of a diverse group of employees is of central significance. We are looking for someone who will embrace our corporate culture, values and principles. We promote personal development, self initiative and a sense of responsibility in order to support all our employees in fully developing their individual strengths.

REHAU’s Americas Region includes several manufacturing plants, distribution centers and sales offices located across North, Central and South America.


REHAU Incorporated, a leading international polymer manufacturer, is seeking an experienced Sr. Buyer at our Americas Region headquarters in Leesburg, VA.


Job responsibilities for the Sr. Buyer will include:

  • Negotiate pricing and all other elements related to supplier contract terms and conditions
  • Develop a strong understanding and knowledge of suppliers and capabilities
  • Work with suppliers and REHAU partners to develop supplier target agreements
  • Manage supplier relationships to ensure continuity of good and services that meet the quality, service, and price performance standards of the company
  • Develop strategic procurement solutions that are consistent with Company objectives
  • Participate in cross-functional team efforts with suppliers and/or customers
  • Create effective supplier negotiation strategies based on supplier analyses
  • Negotiates transportation cost for one-time purchases and longer-term transportation agreements
  • Coordinates logistics with suppliers, forwarders, and carriers and within the REHAU organization
  • Expected Travel - 10%


  • Minimum of five years of experience as a buyer of non production material (MRO) preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management/Business
  • Intermediate skill level in Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Experience using SAP preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in successful supplier negotiations
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, multi-task and maintain flexibility in fast-paced, changing environment



REHAU offers excellent benefits and salary commensurate with experience. 


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

REHAU is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that appreciates and leverages the diversity of our team. We provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, physical or other disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 


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