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Purchasing & Quoting Analyst - Full Time

The Timken Company - Manchester, CT

Posted on 10/03/22 (Ref: CTwesMSWqm)

Purchasing & Quoting Analyst - Manchester, CT - The Timken Company

We're passionate about applying our expertise to engineer and manufacture applications that will perform in the most challenging environments. Every day, more than 20,000 associates around the world collaborate to deliver unique solutions and unparalleled value to our customers.

This position is responsible for purchasing products and services for the Manchester, CT facility. Order to the required specifications and ensure all quality and schedule requirements are met (supplier on-time delivery). Maintain strong vendor relationships to assure long term supply at competitive pricing. Responsible for maintaining proper inventory controls within the company guidelines as well as the planning of commodities when applicable. Support production schedule.


  • Timely planning and purchasing of items to arrive within Work Order schedule date.
  • Effectively manage supplier and category performance.
  • Lead negotiations with suppliers, utilizing a strong background in fundamental sourcing skills.
  • Perform analysis, interpret results, and provide effective recommendations.
  • Determine and implement appropriate leverage to achieve best price, balancing cost with operational considerations.
  • Provide quotes of superior quality and competitiveness to ensure BOM completeness to meet customer requirements and company standards.
  • Interface with all applicable internal customers as needed.
  • Lead improvement initiatives, i.e., research commodities for new development.
  • Seek out challenges and additional responsibilities.
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must be able to deliver effective presentations.

Technical Skills:

  • US Citizen
  • Associate degree required, bachelor's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of purchasing experience depending on education
  • Solid computer skills, including MS Office (excel, word, outlook)
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines (strong time management)
  • Results focus
  • Ability to learn and use ERP/MRP systems

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Purchasing & Quoting Analyst - Manchester, CT - The Timken Company

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