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Buyer

Company: DeZURIK
Location: Sartell
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY This individual will be part of the Supply Base Management group. He/she will procure parts and/or services and manage suppliers. He/She will be involved in engineering, quality, freight, financial and any issue in regards to supplier. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS) --- Identify and select the best suppliers for the purchase of raw materials, finished parts, equipment, tools, supplies, and services. --- Negotiate with suppliers for the best price and delivery of the required materials in the correct quantity and quality. Develop long term supply agreements. Issue the purchase orders to meet requirements. --- Understanding of MRP requirements. Monitor open purchase orders and maintain current planned delivery schedules per MRP requirements. --- Monitor supplier on time delivery and quality levels to develop plans for continuous improvement of overall supplier performance. --- Manage suppliers. Resolve supplier payment disputes with finance and optimize payment terms and freight terms. Resolve NCR's. --- Maintain current delivery lead-times for all items purchased from supplier and continue to work to reduce. --- Maintain current prices for purchased materials and use to establish annual standard costs. --- Source new suppliers for cost savings, lead time reduction, and quality improvements to support manufacturing requirements. --- Other duties as deemed necessary for department flow. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE --- Bachelor's degree --- Minimum 5 years experience of industrial purchasing of castings, machined parts, steel, motors, and/or other components in the US and the global market. --- Must understand and be able to perform the steps required to turn Engineering drawings into production ready parts. --- Requires extensive product knowledge, understanding supplier's capabilities, and varied manufacturing processes. --- Knowledgeable in cost reduction techniques, just-in-time principles, standard cost, and total cost & quality management. --- Must be able to work in fast paced environment and adapt to changing workload. * Strong negotiation skills required. --- Must possess strong, effective verbal and written communication skills --- APICS or CPM Certification preferred. --- 4-year college degree preferred, minimum 2-year associate degree required. --- Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint PHYSICAL DEMANDS --- Position requires movement around the facilities. --- Occasional handling of material and components --- Travel may be required for this position and could include international travel. WORKING CONDITIONS --- Working conditions include office and professional as well as work in our factory at times which has significant machining, overhead hoists, and active material handling equipment. Also may include work at suppliers with varying processes. --- Work week exceeding 40 hours as required. --- May be stressful at times. DISCLAIMER The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. QUALITY Quality encompasses all aspects of DeZURIK business, and every employee shares the responsibility to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformity relating to product, process and the quality system. All employees have an obligation to identify and record any such nonconformity, and, through designated channels, initiate and recommend solutions. DeZURIK, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Keywords: DeZURIK, Minneapolis , Buyer, Other , Sartell, Minnesota

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