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at Modern Industries

Posted: 9/11/2020
Job Status: Full Time
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Job Description

Essential Duties:

  • Manages outside processing suppliers in support of manufacturing operations
  • Interprets demand signals (MRP, Requisitions) and makes financially sound purchasing decisions.
  • Understands inventory control principles and processes and the impact of inventory to the financial health of the business.
  • Coordinates with other functions (including Quality, Engineering, Finance, Operations etc.) to ensure timely fulfillment of material and service requirements in support of the business.
  • Works actively to identify, engage, and manage relationships with suppliers capable of meeting the business requirements relative to Cost, Delivery, Service, and Quality.
  • Maintains records and systems consistent with professional approach to purchasing activities

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Familiar with standard concepts and commonly used purchasing policies, processes and procedures.
  • Has basic knowledge of warehouse and inventory control policies and procedures.
  • Basic knowledge of material work planning and methods engineering processes and procedures.
  • Has basic knowledge and ability to negotiate best vendor terms, pricing and delivery based on specific budget and schedule requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum High School diploma or equivalent, may require a Bachelor degree.
  • 2-5 years purchasing related experience or have demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above-mentioned tasks.
  • Degrees can supplant experience requirement.