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MRO Buyer
Holly, MI

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Posted 4/02/2019

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, business or equivalent
  • 1-3 years of purchasing or materials management experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to communicate with internal and external contacts at all levels
  • Minimal travel may be required (less than 15%)
  • Excellent organizational skills in order to establish priorities and set goals, etc
  • Effective negotiations skill to help reduce cost with suppliers
  • Work independently and participate as a member of cross-functional teams
  • Knowledge in ERP systems is a plus
  • Must be able to thrive in a highly visible, fast paced organization

Job Description

  • Purchases materials, supplies, and services by developing, soliciting, and analyzing supplier quotations
  • Coordinates activities with other departments to assure proper delivery, quality, reliability, and low cost consistency
  • Documents and maintains necessary records and files
  • May work with agents and customs brokers for overseas material buying
  • Locates new sources of supply, establishes new suppliers and coordinates order maintenance with existing suppliers for regional activities
  • Supports the global purchasing team in offering sourcing recommendations based on regional performance of the supply base
  • Develops and maintains relationships with suppliers
  • Resolves conflicts that arise with supplier delivery schedules, raw materials, inventory, etc. working with Production Inventory Control (PIC) personnel and other areas to resolve escalated conflicts
  • This would include leading the supplier chargeback process for regional and global suppliers
  • Develops and / or supports in developing strategies and solutions to continuously improve cost levels, stable sources of supply, high quality of commodities and other governing factors related to the Purchasing Department and adjacent areas
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities that may include developing programs to improve supplier performance
  • Tracks supplier performance and works with suppliers to continuously improve quality, delivery, cost, productivity and support
  • Ability to analyze market trends and systems technology related to job
  • Works closely with the global team and engineering to recommend new product developments
  • Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives
  • Support the purchasing team with contract administration, non-disclosure agreement, certification adherence and compliance to any other objectives set forth by the management team
  • Maintain positive relationships with Suppliers / Vendors to fulfill purchasing needs by ensuring accessibility of emergency parts, shorten lead times and finding alternatives as necessary
  • Develops and / or assists in developing strategies and solutions to continuously improve cost levels, stable sources of supply, high quality of commodities and other governing factors
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities
  • Tracks supplier performance and works with suppliers to improve quality, delivery, cost, productivity and support
  • Develops cost database detailing all material, labor, and overhead costs of purchased products and services
  • Studies market trends and technology related to job
  • Researches and recommends new product developments
  • Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives

Reliance One, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


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