Buyer in Kinston, NC at FIELD CONTROLS, LLC

Date Posted: 8/31/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kinston, NC
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    8/31/2020

Job Description

Essential Job Functions:

•         Run, review and action MRP purchasing recommendations.

•         Release, expedite, defer or cancel purchase orders as needed.

•         Maintain purchasing related supplier master and item master data in ERP system. 

•         Review open order reports, take action as needed.

•         Manage purchasing Kanban system and cards.

•         Create and distribute supplier scorecards. Review with suppliers as needed.

•         Participate as a member of the Cost Reduction Team.

•         Provide purchasing and project support to Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing, Warehouse, Accounts Payable and Sales departments as needed.

•         Conduct supplier audits as needed.

•         Participate as a member of the ABC Inventory Project – assist in improvements on lead times, terms, order quantities, stocking agreements, consignment, etc.

•         Source components for new products. 

•         Monitor domestic and overseas inbound freight. Work with brokers or carriers as needed.

•         Lead or assist on purchasing projects and initiatives, as required.

•         Support and fill in for Supply Chain Manager or Purchasing Coordinator as needed.

•         Strive for continuous improvement in such matters as on time delivery, cost, quality and customer service

•         Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, or Supply Chain preferred or High School Diploma with minimum 5 yrs. experience in a Supply Chain role.
  • Prior knowledge of ERP/MRP systems is preferred.

Skills and Specifications:

  • Good Microsoft Excel skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite and D365  a plus
  • Good Basic math skills
  • Must be team oriented
  • Excellent communication skills

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