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Purchasing Specialist Coral Gables, FL

Oct 18, 2019

Coral Gables

Why should you consider this opportunity?

Cosentino Group is a global, Spanish, family-owned company that focuses on the design, production, and distribution of architectural and decorative solutions made from natural stone. As a leading company, it innovates and anticipates, together with its clients and partners, solutions that offer design and value, and inspire the life of many people. It creates and defines leading products that are designed to provide innovative and functional solutions for the home and public spaces under the criteria of careful design, innovation, and environmental respect.

 

We are looking for a Purchasing Specialist to join our Purchasing Department Center located in Coral Gables, FL.  You will join a company:

 

  • With an international mindset and presence in 80+ countries
  • With an amazing growth story, sustained by an extraordinary innovation with products such as Silestone®, Dekton® and Sensa by Cosentino®
  • In which you will be able to grow your career and develop your leadership skills
What will you be doing?

As a Purchasing Specialist, you would be part of the team in charge of the indirect sourcing and purchasing services, materials, equipment, and supplies of Cosentino activities. Ensure the company makes wise purchase decisions, optimizing cost, quality and logistics considerations. This role also serves as a purchasing liaison for all general corporate departments.
 

Responsibilities:
 

Responsibilities with vehicles:

  • Negotiate and supervise the vehicle ordering process.  Contact vendors and analyze the market.
  • Coordinate with drivers the vehicle deliveries and returns.  Make sure they have all the paperwork and programs in place.
  • Analyze with CDG the numbers and other inputs in the different systems to anticipate the trends and needs: anticipate orders, make changes, find initiatives, and implement the policies to save costs and improve the service to the business.   
  • Support the Fleet Manager in customer service and on a daily basis.
  • Partner with the Legal department and the insurance company to track all the claims, making sure we get the deductible.
     

Responsibilities with safety:

  • Partner with the Safety team to provide diverse services needed.
  • Improve the costs in the Annual Service agreements with the different local providers and improve the tools and supplies for Shops and Centers.


Responsibilities with IT:

  • Negotiate with vendors and process the orders to purchase devices to the IT Department for Corporate, Centers and Shops.
  • Project Management
  • Work with Spain in IT inventories
     

Support the Purchasing department:

  • Transversal expenses analysis
  • Support other indirect purchases and transversal services.
  • Other task assigned by the Purchasing Manager

 

What are we looking for?

EXPERIENCE
Required

  • 1+ years of experience in the purchasing department
  • 1+ years of experience in international companies


EDUCATION
Required

  • High School Diploma/GED

Desired

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field

KNOWLEDGE
Required

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, etc.)

Desired

  • ERP SAP

SKILLS
Required

  • Analytical and proactive
  • Project Management
  • Vendor Negotiation
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Self-motivated, multitasker and detail-oriented
  • Exercise sound judgment and respect for confidential information
  • Strong project management skills

PREFERRED BEHAVIORS
Required

  • Self-confidence
  • Multitasker
  • Energetic
  • Motivated
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative

 

The employee for this position will be employed by C&C North America, Inc., d/b/a Cosentino North America, a subsidiary company to Cosentino North America.


About Cosentino Group


Cosentino, the world's leading producer of Silestone® quartz surfaces, is a family-owned business. It focuses on the design, production, and distribution of architectural and decorative solutions made from natural stone. It creates and defines leading products that are designed to provide innovative and functional solutions for the home and public spaces under the criteria of careful design, innovation, and environmental respect. The group based its development on international expansion and an innovative research program, which enables it to use the most advanced technology to obtain new materials. Cosentino's activity covers the entire natural stone manufacturing process, from extraction and processing to the installation of quartz surfaces, such as kitchen and bathroom worktops, cladding and other products.
 
Cosentino, and all its affiliated and subsidiary companies are equal opportunity employers, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind.  Cosentino, and all of its affiliated and subsidiary companies are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees, and to providing employees with a work environment free from discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at Cosentino, and its affiliated and subsidiary companies, are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where it operates. Cosentino, and its affiliated and subsidiary companies will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.
 
If you are an individual or veteran with a disability who requires any type of accommodation, please contact the People Department at (786) 686-5060 or at our email address: talentacquisition@cosentino.com.

 


Nearest Major Market: Miami

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