Manufacturing Buyer 1-Inventory
Company: Overhead Door Corporation
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Position: Manufacturing Buyer 1-Inventory
Reports to: Master Scheduler
Salary Grade: N10
Date Revised: 1/1/2019
Under general supervision of the Purchasing Manager, performs
duties related to the purchase of raw materials, processing
purchase requisitions and sending copies of purchase orders to
suppliers and to departments originating requests. Will determine
if inventory quantities are sufficient, ordering more materials
when necessary. Respond to customer and supplier inquiries about
order status, changes, or cancellations. Contact suppliers in order
to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed
or late deliveries, and other problems. Tracking the status of
requisitions, contracts, and orders. Calculating costs of orders
and charging or forwarding invoices to appropriate accounts.
Performs purchasing functions in accordance with daily
replenishment requirements for the production line materials and
supplies, order processing and follow up.
Processes requisitions for production parts and supplies,
researches products, clarifies specifications, documents
competitive bidding, enters purchase orders.
Follows up on past due orders, expedites delivery of orders, and
makes special arrangements for delivery when required; communicates
to the department the expected delivery date.
Maintains attributes in oracle EBS such as pricing, minimum order
quantities, fixed lot multipliers, and lead time to ensure we are
buying the right quantities at the right time.
Updates purchase orders with information on sales order
confirmations on price, quantity, and promise date.
Searches out alternate vendors or supplies during periods of
shortages or stockouts.
Communicate regularly with suppliers to obtain quotations, current
and forecasted pricing, delivery time, provide answers to questions
and to ensure uninterrupted flow of required materials.
Purchases Kanban production materials for specified time periods
that cover extended contract periods.
Communicates requirements for pre-production samples and initiates
purchase orders to suppliers including communicating with the
QualityManager, Engineers and/or Marketing Managers.
Communicate with internal customers, including Accounting, Quality,
Engineering, Production and Marketing, as required in the course of
performing duties and responsibilities.
May represent the department at daily manufacturing meetings to
note possible changes in production priority and material
Perform other duties as assigned.
Periodically attend relevant purchasing seminars.
High School Diploma/ GED and purchasing related experience.
Well-rounded, practical experience may be substituted for formal
Requires 2+ years of work experience in purchasing, preferably in
manufacturing or construction-related industry.
Ability to work as a team member and participant in projects that
involve or impact the entire company.
Customer service orientation and emphasis on results, diplomacy,
multitasking and priority setting.
Ability to use personal computer, ten key Calculator, copy machine,
fax, telephone, presentation systems and printers.
Must possess computer proficiency in MS Office (Microsoft Word,
Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), Understanding of MRP systems
Must perform well under stress and have the ability to
Highly focused, intense visual requirements, ability to read and
Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing
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