Celebrating over 90 years…
Teknor Apex Company is a privately held, global material science company founded in 1924 and headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. We manufacture for our eight divisions in 9 locations in the U.S., and one each in Singapore, China, Belgium and Germany.
In all our businesses we pride ourselves on our commitment to technical innovation, quality products and custom service. Positions offered are both challenging and rewarding and have excellent growth opportunities.
The Commodity Buyer I is responsible for the development and implementation of Sourcing Strategies for assigned commodities, managing relationships with key and strategic suppliers, and securing supply to support our demand requirements. This includes price negotiations, communications to all internal and external customers, training of personnel, and coordinating with Buyer/Planners and plant personnel on demand requirements and trends.
Strategic Sourcing/Procurement Process:
Supplier Relationship Management:
Our best performers possess the following core competencies:
Analytical Thinking* Attention to Detail *Business Perspective Impact and Influence * Information Gathering and Processing * Interactive Communication Planning and Organizing * Work Ethics and Values
Teknor Apex has a long-standing history of caring for its employees. We are committed to the philosophy of providing employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.
Medical w/prescription drug coverage
Dental and Vision
401k w/company match
Paid Holidays and Vacation
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employee Wellness Program