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GAF Buyer in United States

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Job Description:

We are looking for a Buyer who will be responsible for supporting Indirect sourcing initiatives with respect to technology related projects and helping to manage daily purchasing activities. The Buyer ensures that purchases are made at the lowest cost and highest quality consistent with the needs of the internal stakeholder, and in alignment with company policies and procedures.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure all purchases are made in accordance with company policies and procedures.

  • Establish NDAs, purchase orders and contracts, as appropriate.

  • Support renewal requests, budgetary pricing requests, contract inquiries and Statement of Work review requests.

  • Maintain appropriate documentation and files for all purchases made.

  • Support the improvement and upkeep of sourcing templates and other documentation used within Indirect Purchasing.

  • Identify cost saving opportunities using competitive bidding (RFx), negotiations, and drive service improvements.

  • Collaborate with GAF Teams (Legal, Data Privacy, IT, Risk) to mitigate risk during contract negotiations.

  • Report on active projects and contribute to collaborative, cross-functional reports.

  • Back up and assist with MRO Purchasing and other Capital Purchasing opportunities, as requested.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Level Based Competencies:

  • Building Strategic Working Relationships

  • Business Acumen

  • Planning and Organization

  • Strategic Decision Making

  • Ability to Manage Multiple Projects

  • Strong Communication Skills

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

  • Understanding of purchasing and sourcing concepts, practices and procedures

  • Negotiation skills

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Familiar with financial management and comfortable with performing analysis

  • Ability to excel in a matrix management environment

  • Supply Chain knowledge

General Knowledge/Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent organizational and follow up skills with a strong attention to detail

  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Familiar with project management and vendor management skills

  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills


  • Bachelor's Degree in the field of supply chain, procurement or business

  • Minimum 2+ years of experience in procurement, IT focus is helpful but not required

  • Experience in use of P2P system (Coupa) and Google Suite helpful but not required


We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).

With 130+ years in the industry, GAF is the leading roofing manufacturer in North America. As a member of the Standard Industries family of companies, we are also part of the largest roofing and waterproofing business in the world.

Our communities help give our work meaning and the products we manufacture help protect what matters most. The shingles help to shelter the families living in the homes in our towns. The TPO helps protect what is under that hospital’s roof. In addition to quality products, we make sure they are installed by quality craftsmen and women. The full GAF portfolio of solutions is supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors.

GAF continues to be the leader in quality and offers comprehensive warranty protection on its products and systems. Our success is driven by a commitment to empowering our people to deliver advanced quality and purposeful innovation and the desire to protect what matters most. ​