Terex Corporation Buyer - Materials in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Terex is a global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services that deliver lifecycle solutions to maximize customer return on investment. Terex delivers lifecycle solutions to a broad range of industries, including construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utility, quarrying and mining. Terex reports in three business segments: Aerial Work Platforms; Cranes; and Materials Processing. Terex offers financial products and services to assist in the acquisition of Terex equipment through Terex Financial Services. For more information about Terex, its products and services, visit and/or .

Oklahoma City is a unique site to Terex Corporation in North America, manufacturing for each of the business segments: Terex Aerial Work Platforms, Terex Cranes, and Terex Materials Processing. Its workforce of 500+ team members is anticipated to grow by more than 1,000 over the next few years. The 100+ acre facility has recently completed an extensive remodel to accommodate the business’ growth.



This position is responsible for the purchasing of commodities and services to support production and aftermarket requirements. Work includes reviewing requests; sourcing vendors examining price, suitability, and availability of items or services; comparing specifications; and reviewing alternatives. Work is performed independently under the general direction of the Supply Chain Manager.

  • Support Launch teams through supply Chain Planning development, including RFQ’s, analysis and negotiation of supplier responses, Supplier Statement of Work Negotiation, and Make vs. Buy analysis.

  • Develop Sourcing Recommendations with supporting rationale and documentation.

  • Identify and implement cost savings through spend analysis, supplier negotiations, business resourcing, and other purchasing methods.

  • Participate as an extended member of the Purchasing Commodity Team in regards to commodity strategy, minority business strategy, supplier consolidation, and cost savings.

  • Support manufacturing operations and quality department with supplier issue resolution.

  • Administrate Purchase Orders and Vendor Master Information in the ERP system.

  • Comply with purchasing policies/procedures, as well as legal/ethical obligations.

  • Navigate legal issues involving Terms and Conditions, and identify issues that require professional legal assistance.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Ideal candidate will possess 3-5 years purchasing experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will possess a 4 year degree with a Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Business, Materials, or Technical educational background.

  • CPM or CPSM is desirable.

  • Ability to analyze complex data, identify and execute savings opportunities, implements sourcing strategies, and quickly executes tasks to realize benefits.

  • Ability to multi-task multiple categories & projects. Ability to coordinate strategies/activities across multiple business functions.

  • Financial & quantitative analysis experience a plus. Problem solving skills essential.

  • Verbal and written skills - ability to communicate to all levels of management required.

  • Good negotiation and problem solving skills. Adept at dealing with situations involving conflict, and able to facilitate constructive resolution.

  • Must be computer literate and familiar with appropriate software programs. PC based software knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Experience with Oracle is a plus.

  • Organized and capable of dealing with high volume of interactions with a broad cross-section of the company.

  • Able to effectively prioritize multiple priorities.

  • Seeking candidates with a genuine desire to develop as a Buyer and a Purchasing Professional


Job ID 2018-37039

# Positions 1

Category Supply Mgmt and Trans

Location: OK-Oklahoma City