Buyer

Buyer
Company or Organization
Metalcraft of Mayville Inc.
Location
Mayville, WI
Website
https://careers-mtlcraft.icims.com/jobs/1677/buyer/job
Job Description
Overview

At Metalcraft of Mayville, our business philosophy combines four basic elements: unwavering quality, on-time delivery, unmatched value, and a commitment to continually improve. This position is responsible for applying those basic elements to the role of purchasing finished goods. This includes maintaining an open line of communication with multiple suppliers; and, working cross-functionally within the company on topics such as new product sourcing, supply issue resolution, inventory availability, product quality improvement and cost reductions. This position reports directly to the Purchasing Manager.

Responsibilities

•Establish & maintain effective working relationships with suppliers and internal customers;
•Collaborate with purchasing and estimating teams to identify key and preferred suppliers for key categories of spend that support business unit and corporate objectives;
•Support direction and strategies regarding supplier demand forecasting, supplier capacity planning, supply base inventory management, supplier replenishment and procurement transactions;
•Plan transitions for all new finished goods to the business;
•Execute standard purchasing processes and strategies including procure-to-pay definition and optimization;
•Manage supplier on time delivery (OTD) performance, maintain system data integrity and measure performance on related key indicators (examples: past due purchase orders, open PO acknowledgements, PO expedites, non-conforming material return cycle time, and supplier invoice resolution);
•Proactively identify, communicate, and resolve risks in anticipation of delivery or inventory replenishment delays prior to impact on the business;
•Ability to apply creative problem solving solutions and work collaboratively;
•Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

•Associates Degree in related field OR 3 years related experience in the Supply Chain function within a similar working environment;
•3-5 years of purchasing, planning or related experience in a manufacturing environment;
•Demonstrated skills in problem solving, analytics, contract negotiation and project management;
•Effective verbal and written communication skills;
•Highly organized and able to prioritize multiple projects/tasks simultaneously;
•Proven track record of successfully managing shifting deadlines and priorities in a fast paced environment;
•Ability to travel to key suppliers for onsite visits and supply chain development.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management;
•ERP/MRP User (SAP/Oracle);
•Association for Operations Management (APICS);
•Market knowledge and experience sourcing for new product development

Metalcraft of Mayville is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

Minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity