Buyer in Warren at Formsprag Clutch

Date Posted: 8/22/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Procures goods and services as required through approved sources in the supply chain assuring that the criteria of competitive pricing, on-time delivery, technical specifications compliance and quality are met while adhering to purchasing policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Negotiate requirements in terms of timing, quality, pricing, product specifications with suppliers
  • Responsible for PO maintenance (launching, invoicing, RTV, expediting)
  • Coordinate delivery information for all purchased parts
  • Negotiate target lead-times and desired package sizes
  • Quantity Contract setup for select active materials to improve efficiencies
  • Develop supplier relations that enables awareness of supplier capacity and future capabilities for both the supplier and customer.
  • Set up and manage Kanban of MRO
  • Implement best materials practices to improve efficiencies with materials
  • Recommend and follow up on corrective actions to improve/sustain inventory accuracy
  • Discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining cost reduction and method improvement programs
  • Maintain market awareness as to changes in prices, trends in supply and demand and report information to management.
  • Manage assigned supplier base to include basic negotiations on price, delivery, terms, scheduling and inventory as required

 

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements

Education Requirements

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and at least 5 years of relevant experience OR an Associate’s degree with at least 3 years related experience OR a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. 

Required Skills or Experience

  • Strong understanding of an ERP system
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Possess strong knowledge of lean manufacturing
  • Strong project and time management skills, as well as math and analytical skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all functions to build positive relationships throughout the entire organization  
  • Ability to problem solve and the ability to multi-task are required 

Preferred Experience

  • Possess or pursuing APICS or CPSM certification
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Previous experience in buying or planning in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong lean manufacturing background (Kanban Management)
  • Team player, self-motivated
  • Passionate about application of Continuous Improvement

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you have a disability and need assistance accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request assistance by sending an email to assistance@altramotion.com. 

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