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POST DATE 9/18/2016
END DATE 10/29/2016

EnerSys Longmont, CO

Longmont, CO
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EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over twenty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide and Americas headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of motive power, reserve power, aerospace/defense, and specialty batteries with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products.

We offer an excellent benefit package and a salary commensurate with experience and/or education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled

Procurement Duties

* Work directly with company personnel to procure necessary equipment, materials, and supplies for customer projects, internal projects and other office needs, this includes:

* Ensure all Purchase Requests are accurate and complete before processing

* Work with PMs, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Test to plan and procure all project materials to meet production schedules

* Assist in developing procurement options for time/delivery sensitive materials

* Generate all Purchase Requests for Flight-Grade materials - includes all necessary sign-offs/approvals

* Manage open orders - Evaluate and monitor contracts to be sure that vendors and supplies comply with the terms and conditions of the contract and to determine the need for changes

* Notify sales/customer service concerning delays

* Maintain purchase order data

* Attend project meetings and provide updates on the procurement status

* Manage all aspects of correcting discrepant materials

* Vendor Relations and new Vendor Development:

* Negotiate pricing, terms, and delivery lead times with suppliers

* Identify and manage aerospace suppliers to enhance the quality of items procured, eliminate problems, ensure material availability, and reduce costs

* Seek out and establish new suppliers

* Support qualifying potential new suppliers

* MRB (Material Review Board) participation Meet with staff and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determine corrective action

* Work with the Quality Department to ensure the proper flow down of Quality requirements (Q-clauses) to suppliers

* Support Bid teams in quoting materials for potential new projects

* Follow up with suppliers after orders have been placed to ensure the order has been received and the items will be delivered on time

* Order/track all KanBan materials (including Purchase Request generation)

* Act as main point of contact for all questions relating to purchasing

* Establish credit terms with suppliers

* Track supplier performance (PEAR monthly reporting)

* Receive, transact, and deliver to Requestor all incoming Non-Flight materials daily

* Collate paperwork for Accounting Dept. on received orders. This includes: purchase requests, POs, quotes, pack slips, and invoices

* Review and resolve supplier invoice discrepancies

* Process parts: Clean, Bag & Tag, and deliver parts to Bonded Stores

Receiving Duties

* Receive, transact in inventory database, and deliver all incoming Flight-Grade materials

* Create Lot Cards, attach necessary paperwork and maintain permanent records (for Flight-Grade items)

* Deliver materials to Incoming Inspection area

Inventory Management Duties

* Manage ABSL's part numbers database

* Process parts: Clean, Bag & Tag, and deliver parts to Bonded Stores

* Control all material flow in and out of Bonded Stores

* Maintain and organize Bonded Stores location, including segregation and control of Government Furnished Equipment, flight- vs. non-flight materials, and obsolete materials

* Create Work Orders, kit parts based on Lot requirements on WOs, deliver Build Kits to Manufacturing floor

* Proactively plan and kit materials/kits for upcoming production schedule

* Support Manufacturing during build process:

* Reconcile any kitted materials discrepancies

* Replace missing or damaged materials

* Supply consumable materials on a as-needed basis

* Assist in disposition/isolation of scrap materials

* Once assemblies/sub-assemblies have been built, close out WOs and transact finished materials to proper location in database and ensure correct physical movement of materials

* Support Shipping: Issue parts/materials needed for final shipment. Transact finished goods and associated shipping materials out of Bonded Stores

* Cell Tracking/Inventory

* Fixed Assets tracking

* Interface/Support/Maintenance of inventory tracking systems

Additional Duties

* Support PMs with Lot information needed for As Built lists

* Assist in resolving any GIDEP Alert issues

Required Skills:

Develop procurement strategy/plan, find, evaluate and engage suppliers of materials, services and/or equipment for the assigned portfolio based on business needs and requirements, within the scope of the overall business and/or procurement strategy, in order to realize the procurement objectives, exploit efficiencies in production and minimize the cost of ownership.Required Experience:

5-7 Years experience and a 4 year degree