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Hendrickson International Mckinney , TX 75071

Posted 2 months ago

Position Purpose:

Procure goods, materials, and services to ensure the company's operational needs are met, taking into account price, quality, and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure continuous supply of required goods and materials and communicate any supply problems; eliminate/mitigate risks which may impact production and business operations.

  • Solicit formal and informal bids, prepare bid specifications and coordinate bid process, considering TCO and leveraging volume/spend across all divisions.

  • Minimize company exposure of excess and obsolete material; review & drive appropriate action to reduce inventory reserve amounts.

  • Develop, audit and maintain vendor performance records and make recommendations for corrective action where required.

  • Manage the Non-Conforming Material and Warranty process to ensure claims are resolved within allotted time-frame.

  • Review and respond to annual NAFTA solicitations and/or COO requests with accurate part description, value, material, etc. to avoid penalties and delayed shipments.

  • Responsible for compiling data and submitting monthly Purchasing scorecard performance.

  • Maintain ERP supplier master database with accurate information.

Education and Training

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline and CPM/CPIM/CPSCM preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

  • IMDS, NAFTA and Export Compliance experience a plus.

  • Must be proficient in MS Office software, particularly, Excel.

  • Must have extensive experience w/ ERP systems, such as Oracle, JDE, SAP, QAD.

  • Ability to problem solve and identify root cause & implement corrective action.

  • Ability to write clear, concise, and effective correspondence;

  • Ability to manage, prioritize, and complete multiple assignments while meeting deadlines.

  • Must be attentive to detail and consistently demonstrate a high degree of accuracy.

  • Track record of identifying & implementing cost savings initiatives.

Physical Demands

(Physical Requirements (standing, lifting, repetitive tasks, travel)

  • Physical Requirements (standing, lifting, repetitive tasks)
  • Travel

Environmental Conditions

  • Exposure to extreme heat and extreme cold while in the plant.

Behavioral Traits

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.

  • This is not a comprehensive list of duties. Duties may change without notice in management's sole discretion. Watson & Chalin is an at-will employer, each employee is free to resign at any time, just as Watson & Chalin is free to terminate employment at any time without cause or notice.

Watson & Chalin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 220000TV
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Hendrickson International