Alamo Group Inc. Buyer I in Gibson City, Illinois
Essential Functions of the Job:
Purchases materials and components in accordance with MRP or KanBan requirements
Plans and schedules purchased components deliveries to meet manufacturing schedules, including outsourced parts
Prepares quotation packages and negotiates prices on purchased components and materials including outsourced parts.
Reviews daily receiving and negative availability reports
Expedites purchased parts, outside manufactured parts and assists in production control
Evaluates supplier price, quality and delivery performance
Obtains prices for cost accounting purposes
Tracks and assist in maintaining schedule reliability
Data entry of purchase orders and delivery due dates to maintain production schedule.
Initiates inter-company transfers
Contacts new sources and negotiate with current suppliers to obtain reduced pricing.
Maintains inventory levels, ratios and turns in conjunction with Alamo Group objectives and goals
Participates in value engineering and learns and implements procedures in accordance with Lean Manufacturing principles
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):
Computer experience essential
Knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially EXCEL) is required
Knowledge of MRP system preferred
Good communication skills required at various levels within the organization and with vendors
Must display a positive attitude in performing job functions and duties while supporting internal customers
Negotiating skills required
Data entry skills necessary
Problem solving and trouble shooting skills required
Good organizational ability required
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED required, Bachelors degree preferred
Minimum 3 - 5 years experience in inventory control, production control, purchasing or scheduling preferred
Position requires significant exposure to heavy steel fabrication, weld, paint and assembly environment with frequent exposure to heat, dust and noise.
Must be able to work overtime, including weekends
Must be physically capable of sitting, standing, walking and working 8+ hour shift
Must be able to lift, carry and/or move up to 40 pounds on a regular basis
Must be able to work in non-climate controlled areas
Must be able to wear all required safety equipment
Alamo Group is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing (where permitted by law).
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