|Reports To: Purchasing Manager
|Prepared By: Human Resources
|Status: Full Time Non-Exempt, Hourly
|SUMMARYResponsible for maintaining and improving supplier relationships to ensure continuous improvement in the quality, timeliness, and total cost of purchased components and services. Responsible for maintaining the production schedule by ensuring materials are ordered to meet job requirements.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary to meet the needs of the organization from time to time, as needed.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires a minimum of a High school diploma and 1-3 years of experience in commodity management, material planning, scheduling, or direct purchasing in a manufacturing environment. An Associate’s degree or formal training in the state of the art materials planning/handling concepts and techniques (i.e.: JIT, KANBAN, DFT) is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The phrases “occasionally,” “regularly,” and “frequently” correspond to the following definitions: “Occasionally” means up to 1/3 of working time, “regularly” means between 1/3 and 2/3 of working time, and “frequently” means 2/3 and more working time.
While performing the duties and responsibilities of this position, the Associate must possess mobility to work in a standard office and ability to navigate about the manufacturing floor and warehouses safely in a normal manufacturing work environment and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, and to attend meetings at various sites within and away from the office, as needed. The Associate will frequently talk and listen and must be able to hear and speak to communicate in person and over the telephone. He or she will occasionally sit, stand, use hands to finger to effectively use keyboard, handle or touch, and move from place to place. Specific vision requirements for this position include ability to read printed materials and a computer screen. This position is factory based, in Mequon, WI.
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