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Manufacturing Buyer

Company: MRINetwork Jobs
Location: Lucas
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe have an exceptional career opportunity for a Talented Buyer to join a 100+-year-old division of a $4B diversified global company with 16,000 employees producing materials for a variety of industries. This division manufactures innovative products and systems for the global freight rail system. This key role manages the assigned procurement duties to support production and customer requirements for 5 manufacturing operations. You can thrive in our culture as the environment is energetic, our people are motivated, and our career paths can take you where you want to go. This excellent career role has relocation provided to, a beautiful family-friendly area in Overland Park, KS that has:

  • A #1 ranking on Best Cities for Families on Livability.com
  • A #7 ranking in Money Magazines Best Places To Live 2021
  • An unemployment rate that is 3% vs US Avg of 6%
  • Highly rated schools, pristine parks, affordable neighborhoods, and great support networks
  • Best Cities to Rent - WalletHub
  • Safest Cities in the U.S. - SmartAssetA competitive salary/bonus compensation package and generous benefits are offered for this key role that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, EAP, Educational Reimbursement, Employer Retirement Account, Travel Accident Insurance Prescription / Drug, 401K Match, Vacation, ESOP Program, and a Flexible Spending AccountThis is the career role you have been looking for! Duties
    • Monitors and maintains procurement activities and duties in compliance with company policies
    • Negotiates with product and service suppliers for plant MRO purchases, non-stock purchases & minor project purchases as requested.
    • Coordinate RFQs, purchase orders, and procurement activities in support of corporate Purchasing strategy
    • Actively manages and focuses on optimizing inventory and reducing lead times on MRO products
    • Assist with minor raw material and/or production supply purchases
    • Execute miscellaneous purchasing/supplier projects as requested.
    • Negotiates shipping, consignments, terms, delivery, contracts, and blanket agreements with suppliers.
    • Prepares procurement contracts, resolves and prevents backorders
    • Purchase and organize the delivery of major spend categories for operations
    • Monitors and achieves on-time delivery at an economical price. Qualifications:
      • Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain or related area. AS degree considered with a strong track record and extensive experience
      • 3+ years Purchasing experience in an industrial or heavy manufacturing environment strongly preferred
      • Previous MRO experience is a plus
      • SAP knowledge is highly desirable
      • Skilled in optimizing/reducing MRO inventories
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office and skilled in Excel
      • Can build strong supplier relationships,
      • Skilled at negotiating pricing, contracts, and terms
      • Experienced with project buying and supplier contracts.
      • Skilled interacting with multiple departments
      • Has led cross-functional teams and projects.
      • Positive self-starter who is results-focused.
      • Innovative problem-solver who is open to learning and sharing ideas with team members.
      • Excellent written, oral, communication, leadership, and organizational skills
      • Professional Certifications are a plus, i.e. C.P.M. - Certified Purchasing Manager, CPSM - Certified Professional in Supply Management, CPP Certified Purchasing Professional is a plus is a plus
      • Six Sigma, Kanban, or Lean experience is a plus
      • Specialized training is a plus.

Keywords: MRINetwork Jobs, Wichita , Manufacturing Buyer, Professions , Lucas, Kansas

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