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Posted on: June 11, 2019 • Category: Buyer - Manufacturing


Applied Engineering

Apply By: June 28, 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.

• 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
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