Buyer Coordinator - St. Louis, MO

St. Louis, Missouri
employer logo
Hubbell Incorporated
Manufacturing & operations
10,001+ employees
Compare top employers
Apply on company site

Job Overview

Reporting to Sourcing Manager, the Buyer will oversee and plan delivery schedules, working closely with operations, transportation, and suppliers to ensure that material availability aligns with installations. The Buyer also compiles and distributes reports to ensure that customers and internal teams (operations, sales, transportation, and finance) are serviced with product and order availability information. The Buyer will actively achieve KPI's which will maximize company profit, customer satisfaction and on-time delivery through well constructed plans and management of resources. Requires a solid foundation of function skills and knowledge in relevant purchasing and sourcing concepts.


A Day In The Life

  • Maintain relationships and performance of existing suppliers and take action as the need arises.
  • Lead purchasing activities to ensure that sufficient parts are on hand to meet short range schedules for project installations.
  • Liaison between sales, suppliers, operations, to ensure the customers needs are met in a timely basis.
  • Monitor orders to ensure suppliers are shipping on time and expedite as needed.
  • Assist in the resolution of supplier quality and payment issues with both internal departments and the supplier.
  • Ensure an uninterrupted supply of materials while optimizing cost, lead-time, and quality.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant policies, procedures, and regulations, and monitor supplier performance to ensure compliance with contracts and agreements
  • Collect data on reasons why a schedule is missed and collate into useful information for management review and action.
  • Create reports and other tools as needed to support the planning process.
  • Provide information and support as requested to other departments.
  • To identify and instigate process improvements

What will help you thrive in this role?

  • 3-5 years' of purchasing and/or experience in supply chain environment
  • Must have experience leading supplier relationships and negotiations
  • Strong experience working with MRP systems; SAP highly preferred
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent level of numeracy and literacy
  • Able to work under pressure and responds quickly to changes
  • Proactive, motivated, well organized and able to work well with others.


Planning, Organizing, and Decision Making
Building Relationships and Networks
Communicating and Influencing
Customer Focus

Hubbell Incorporated

Hubbell creates critical infrastructure solutions that power our customers, communities, people and the planet. Our company is strategically aligned around enabling grid modernization and electrification. As more products plug in to an aging grid, Hubbell solutions enable the transition to a more reliable, resilient and efficient energy infrastructure. Founded in 1888 our innovation has made us a leading global manufacturer of high quality electrical and utility solutions enabling customers to operate critical infrastructure reliably and efficiently.

The company operates in two segments. Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications and Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. Our vertical market solutions can be applied to markets including Data Centers, Renewables, Commercial Buildings, Industrial, Telecom and Transportation. Supporting both of our business segments is our corporate and Hubbell Unified Business Solutions teams that provide consistent process, tools technologies across our businesses.

We are committed to operating sustainably and ethically while promoting an inclusive and supportive culture for our people to grow and develop in their careers. Our employees proudly work and serve our communities from our headquarters in Shelton, CT, across the United States and around the globe.

Hubbell Utility Solutions

Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications. HUS provides the critical components that allow the grid to reliably transmit and distribute energy, as well as the communications and controls technologies to make the grid smarter and more flexible.

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.