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Posted on: August 07, 2019 • Category: Buyer - Manufacturing


Applied Engineering

Apply By: August 22, 2019
No. of Jobs: 1
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: DOE/DOQ
Education: Associate's Degree

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Phone 1: 605-665-4425 x110
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Applied Engineering
2008 E Hwy 50
Yankton, SD 57078
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• Minimum of Associates degree in business management or related field • Four or more years of experience in buyer/planner role, or equivalent • Must possess basic computer skills, including knowledge of Outlook and Microsoft Office programs • Reading, writing, problem solving, excellent written and verbal communication skills • The ability to teach and train others as needed • Individual must be able to work with little to no supervision after initial training period, showing a high degree of initiative, self-motivation, and excellent work ethic. • Previous MRP/ERP experience required. Work Conditions: The work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this Position. While performing the duties of this position, the employee will work in a manufacturing environment. The employee works near moving mechanical parts and in precarious places. This position is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock and vibration, and sharp tooling or objects. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; the employee is required reach with hands and arms and may occasionally sit. This position requires the ability to regularly lift and move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and move up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds.

Summary/Objective: The buyer will manage the replenishment process for production related materials, along with cultivating the relationships with the new and existing supply base. This individual will require a high level of interaction with all departments across the company, along with excellent communication skills. This individual will need to understand blueprints, interpret specifications and have the ability to create Bill of Material structuring. This individual will possess a positive attitude and look for innovate ways to continually meet or exceed our customer’s expectation, both internally and externally. • Involvement in supplier management and development. • Identify and recommend new suppliers based on customer APL, ASL, etc, along with researching capabilities and certifications to ensure they comply with customer requirements/specifications. • Ensure Non-Disclosures, surveys and other certifications are requested of new suppliers and maintained for existing supply base. • Monitor supplier performance; participate in internal and external supplier development meetings. • Review planned materials reports and create purchase orders based on demands. • Monitor and review open purchase orders, send open reports to supply base weekly and correspondence with supply base on delays or changes impacting status. • Manage shelf life reporting, coordinating disposition of expired materials. • Review specifications to ensure most current revision is utilized for compliance of purchased material. • Update part master with pricing, lead time and/or specification changes. • Review open quotes and enter valid quote information, reviewing to ensure compliance to customer specifications. • Generate RFQ’s to supplier base for new and existing products/services. • Review specifications in new part process set up to ensure compliance to customer needs. • Negotiate with new and existing supply base for best pricing, price break options and lead time. • Manage non-conformances caused by supply base, disposition of material and root cause/corrective action of issues as they arise. • Cross functional projects for improvements to processes and procedures, including all departments in the facility. • Project management as required. • Ability to manage multiple software/ERP systems. • Maintain a clean and safe work environment at all times, including 6s activities. • Maintain effective working relationships with other team members and communicates effectively across different work centers, shifts, and skill levels. • Maintain effective working relationships with suppliers and communicate effectively to correct issues. • Expected to maintain a strong work ethic, attendance record, and quality of work on a continuous basis. • Must be able to understand and follow all processes and procedures of the company and/or materials area. • Other duties as assigned

Other Information:
Applied Engineering, Inc. offers competitive wages and benefits! - Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance - Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability Insurance - 401K and Roth plans with Employer Match - 8 Paid Holidays - Paid Sick and Vacation leave - Workers Compensation insurance - Paid Jury Duty - Benefits continuation - COBRA - Tuition Assistance - Flexible work hours - Unemployment Insurance - Length of Service Awards - Stopping Tobacco Use Assistance - Payment for required safety equipment - Pay Advances and Purchase Assistance - Unpaid Personal leave
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