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Senior Buyer, Indirect West - Hybrid

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Leeds, Alabama, Oklahoma City, San Antonio, St. Louis, Missouri, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Job Type: Not Specified


Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Posting Address

St. Louis, MO

Oklahoma City, OK

Tulsa, OK

San Antonio, TX

Leeds, AL


Position Overview

The Sr. Buyer – Indirect West is responsible for executing all non-automated tactical Indirect Material purchasing activities for designated business unit(s) across the Midwest and West coast, including all plants in Mexico for Hubbell, Inc. The position is also responsible for maintaining effective relationships with Business Unit leaders, Product Managers, Sourcing Engineers, and Category Managers to ensure all tactical sourcing activities support the organization’s business needs, strategic goals and financial plan.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Requisition monitoring and conversion in accordance with Hubbell Purchasing Policy
  • Invoicing/ AP resolution as required
  • MRBR escalation point and root cause analysis
  • Maintain service level for manual PO conversion within 24 hours
  • Travel as needed to support business operations, etc. (10% or less)
  • Administrate special purchasing programs, as needed
  • Support global corporate purchasing activities
  • Participate in purchasing related internal meetings, including making presentations to senior management
  • Troubleshoot purchasing system issues
  • Work toward consistency, alignment, communication, and adoption of best practices to standardize Indirect Purchasing practices

Skills and Experience


  • 5+ years of buyer experience supporting manufacturing and/or capital projects
  • Strong Individual contributor capable of working in a team-based environment
  • Negotiation experience- both internal and external
  • Professional interpersonal verbal and written communication required
  • Must have highly developed organizational skills including the ability to prioritize, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products — Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams
  • Experience working in SAP


  • Fluency in Spanish strongly preferred
  • Understanding of, or experience working with international logistics
  • Degree in a related discipline preferred

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.