Senior Buyer

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Put your negotiating and purchasing skills in high gear! Esri’s procurement team is seeking a dynamic individual who enjoys analysis and negotiation. In this role, you will be responsible for purchasing non-direct goods and services.


  • Manage cross-functional strategic sourcing teams of Buyers and Assistant Buyers
  • Perform total price and cost analysis on vendor quotations and proposals
  • Oversee supplier sourcing, product standardization, and PR/PO processes/management       
  • Procure indirect materials, supplies, services, and equipment as required
  • Maintain the optimum balance of quality, cost, and delivery to ensure uninterrupted service
  • Effectively source and manage vendors, resulting in top quality products and services at optimum pricing
  • Maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers


  • 5+ years of high level purchasing experience
  • 3+ years of supervisory experience
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams during strategic sourcing initiatives using project management skills earned through experience and training
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Detail-oriented team player with proven negotiating abilities and outstanding problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Bachelor’s in business administration, purchasing, supply chain management, or related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

About Esri

Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.



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