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Maple Grove
Posted 1 week ago

Job Description: Main Duties: The company manufactures automated machines. Looking for buying experience with weldments, machined parts, painted/plated components ideally. WPurchasing components based on Engineering Releases vs. MRP. o Identify suppliers with the capability to manufacture components for competitive costs o Visit existing and new suppliers for the purpose of conducting process audits and developing/maintaining prosperous relationships o Develop detailed RFQ packages and analyze returned supplier quotes o Negotiate long term contracts that include favorable cost, delivery and payment terms o Maintain supplier documentation and business records o Create and submit weekly progress reports for executive review o Sources raw materials, electrical/electronic parts, mechanical parts, fabrication, equipment, tools, parts, and supplies, in according to engineering releases and various other needs. o Assist other departments with issues arising from suppliers in this region o Other responsibilities may be assigned as needed

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Qualifications: o Bachelor’s degree in related field (Purchasing, Engineering, Quality, Six Sigma) AND three years of buying experience; OR, Six years of buying experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved o Must possess leadership skills, pay close attention to detail and be professional and organized o Must have strong analytical and organizational skills o Excellent verbal and written communication skills o Must have strong initiative o Must possess a high level of integrity o Must have strong negotiation skills o Proficient in MS Office programs o High level knowledge of purchasing practices o Knowledge of the multiple materials, products, and commodity markets Must have experience conducting process audits in a manufacturing environment o Must possess the ability to conduct data analysis and prepare summary reports with recommendations o Ability to read, understand and interpret industrial part prints o Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships o Ability to manage multiple projects one time

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Job CategoryEngineering Jobs
Job #6663

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