Regional Buyer NA Direct
Cary, NC 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description



The primary responsibilities of this role, Regional Buyer North America Direct, are to: 


  • Create statements of work based upon global frame contracts and in dialog with local stakeholder;
  • Drive local RFQ process and negotiate local frame contracts on behalf of Category Managers as delegated;
  • Be responsible for implementation of global category strategy at local level (use of preferred suppliers and frame contracts, use of sourcing approach per category strategy);
  • Provide country-specific market intelligence to mitigate supply risk, gain competitive advantage and make better business decisions;
  • Maintain pricing/price agreements in ERP system;
  • Be responsible for supplier management as per supplier segmentation and delegation by category lead;
  • Take care of supply issues and delays in case of escalation needed;
  • Educate stakeholders, local budget owners about procurement compliance and procurement directive;
  • Support Vendor Master Data creation process and accuracy and completeness of vendor master data as well as Efficient E2End Process Implementation;
  • Focus on regional stakeholder engagement to understand future business needs.




Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


•Bachelor's Degree in Science

•Fully proficient in English, Spanish as a preference

•At least three years of procurement experience in Sourcing of Directs in the agrochemical industry;

•Excellent negotiation and communication skills to  suppliers and stakeholders

•Ability/experience to work in a global procurement network;

•Demonstration of collaboration, planning and organizational skills;

•ERP system knowledge, ideally in D365;

•Ability to Drive Innovation, continuous improvement and implement sustainability targets with suppliers


You are applying for a position in Bayer’s Environmental Science business. Bayer intends to divest this business in 2022. With joining Environmental Science, you will be joining a global industry leader in its markets, with the opportunity to be part of forming a new company in an agile, entrepreneurial and passionate team.


Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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