Buyer 9/3/2016

Confidential Company Maumee, OH

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28907059
AJE Ref #
576087346
Location
Maumee, OH
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

Local candidates only! No relocation.

DESCRIPTION:

Independently evaluate, select and purchase various commodities including electrical and electronic components, mechanical parts, fabricated assemblies and subassemblies, as well as maintenance, repair and operations (MRO), thirdparty services, packaging and plant support commodities.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

Develop and execute implementation of commodity strategies in collaboration with engineering, sales, and manufacturing teams;
Identify purchasing and cost saving opportunities for the Company and leverage price negotiations;
Drive cost reduction initiatives and efforts through to implementation;
Issue and maintain Purchase Orders;
Work closely with manufacturing team to address and recover any supply chain issues;
Identify, evaluate, and qualify new suppliers;
Perform quotation analysis and presentation to clients;
Maintain inventory goals and material requirements;
Support financial team including invoice support, resolution of inconsistencies or discrepancies identified as result of 3way match (comparison of purchase order to receipt to invoice), and dispositions including resolution of materials, variances
or issues;
Supplier performance tracking and communication;
Master and execute Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) interface software;
Support and foster an environment of continuous improvement related to cost, quality, delivery, and service;
Maintain compliance with generally accepted and Company and departmental purchasing policies and procedures.

Education and Experience
BS or BA degree desired
3+ years experience in purchasing, commodities and industrial preferred
ERP and Microsoft Office experience
Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications
Technical familiarity with a range of materials and processes