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Buyer - 60002023 - TF

Job Code: 60002023
Job Location: Brooklyn Park, MN
Category: Inventory & Purchasing
Last Updated: 01/05/2018
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Position summary:
Create, manage, analyze, expedite and de-expedite purchase orders to ensure proper amounts of production materials are available considering lead time, demand, cost, and space.
Key responsibilities:
• Create purchase orders for variable cost job materials.
• Inventory Re-Order Report – Min/Max based
• Job Specific – Using ERP automation (PO Wizard) to purchase “direct to job”
• Consignment Replenishment – ERP generated reports to pay for consumed consigned material.
• Requisition forms
• Update purchase order confirmation due dates to aid in supplier performance review as well as catch late deliveries that will impact production.
• Analyze material shortage reports and expedite material as required to prevent seeking management approval for expedites fees.
• Evaluate excess material reports, and de-expedite orders when needed to optimize the flow of incoming inventory
• Alert production supervisors and warehouse manager of known shortages that will impact the production or kitting processes via automated scheduling and tracking reports.
• Prepare and submit bid packages to approved suppliers to obtain price and lead time information for support of new quotations, production needs, etc…
• Manage/Maintain relationships between and distributors, manufacturer’s representatives, and manufacturers to ensure accurate pricing, good quality, and a high level of customer service.
• Attend daily production meetings and provide support to  Production and Sales teams.
• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field from a four-year college or university and 1-3  years of responsible buying experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Manufacturing experience preferred, but not required. Requires accurate, timely and effective purchasing skills and the ability to review, verify and process requisitions and purchase orders.
• Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
• Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
• Proficient with Windows based ERP/MRP systems – M1 experience preferred but not required.
• Excellent skills using Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel

For more information about this position, please contact the Entegee New Hope, MN office at 763-577-9000 or
Please reference job # 60002023TF
Equal Opportunity Employer


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