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Mangrum Career Solutions, LLC
Holland, Ohio, United States
November 04, 2018


Job Summary

Rapidly growing and fast paced manufacturing and assembly facility looking for a Buyer adept at purchasing various commodities. This person will have experience with commodities such as electrical components, mechanical parts, and fabricated assemblies. The Buyer will support and foster an environment of continuous improvement related to cost, quality, delivery, and service while looking for ways to reduce costs and negotiate better prices.

Job Responsibilities

Experience with MRO, third-party services, packaging and plant support of commodities.

Issue and maintain Purchase Orders and maintain assigned SKU’s within ERP software

Maintain levels of inventory, safety stock and Kanban levels to ensure on-time delivery and material availability

Address supply chain issues and track supplier performance

Identify cost-saving opportunities, drive cost reduction initiatives, and negotiate prices

Find & eliminate the root causes of product and supplier non-conformances

Required Skills & Qualifications

BS or BA degree mandatory with an MBA a plus

APICS certification is a plus

3+ years’ experience purchasing commodities in an Industrial environment

Experience and ability to master Enterprise Resource Planning software (ERP)

Read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications

Technical familiarity with a range of materials and processes