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2 May 2022

Full-Time Supply Chain-Buyer

Frontmatec – Posted by brookecrosby Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Job Description

  • Job Summary / Key Responsibilities

    • Prepare and send POs by analyzing MRP based on lead-time and customer demand. Maintain and review records of items purchased, costs, deliveries, product performance, and inventories. Reset reorder points as needed.
    • Confirm receipt of the purchase order to the Supplier. Manage confirmations to confirm that price and delivery dates are accurate.
    • Own Purchase Order management. Contact Suppliers on past due POs and reschedule receipts accordingly.
    • Notify Customer Service personnel if requested deliveries cannot be met and communicate new delivery dates
    • Follow up on open orders as needed, resolve vendor issues and handle related correspondence. Act as a liaison between suppliers, Frontmatec Customer Service, and warehouse personnel.
    • Work with appropriate internal or external contacts to resolve or escalate issues to management as needed. Advise management of any vendor or purchasing issues or concerns.
    • Handle all quote requests from Customer Service for customer parts orders.
    • Manage Customer Backlog reports to ensure timely delivery from suppliers.
    • Expedite aftermarket parts/customer orders as needed.
    • Enter Expense PO’s as needed.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

    • Knowledge of best practices in Procurement
    • Solid analytical skills to evaluate multiple suppliers to ensure accurate pricing, quality, on-time delivery, and other relevant factors utilizing negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods. Expertise in MS Excel is a plus.
    • Develop ideas and strategies to improve fill rate efficiency, add value, aid business performance, and work toward a strategy of continuous improvement.
    • Understanding of APS and MRP purchasing and planning modules. Experience in Microsoft AX a plus.
    • Desire to solve problems, be self-directed, and be detail-oriented.
    • Experience with international suppliers desired.

    Education And Experience

    • 3-5 years of related purchasing experience
    • Bachelor degree
    • Have experience in the meat industry (an advantage)

    Personal Characteristics

    • Thrives in a fast-paced work environment; response with a sense of urgency.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and motivate people with no direct authority.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organized and computer skills.(Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint )
    • Works well with others in a team environment

Name of company seeking application: Frontmatec

Company contact email address: [email protected]

How to Apply

Please send your resume to: [email protected]

Job Categories: Purchasing. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 6 days.

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