Are you an individual looking to flourish as a Buyer? Would you like to be part of a company involved in the transmission of clean drinking water for more than 150 years? Mueller, the nation's leading manufacturer of flow control devices for the water and gas distribution industries, has an immediate opening for a Buyer II in our Denver, CO facility. Mueller's manufacturing commitment ensures one of the world's most precious resources, clean drinking water, reaches millions of people on a daily basis. Come be a part of something that sustains and enriches the lives of every human being. As Buyer II you will become an integral part of Hydro Gate's Team. Duties will include, but not be limited to the following:
This position will perform complex and technical duties involving the ordering, processing and management of product from offshore, as well as, domestic suppliers.
Obtain price quotes for new business
Meet with new suppliers/potential suppliers/current suppliers
Solicit new vendors, suppliers
Enter vendor purchase orders
Expedite orders as needed to help ensure customer delivery requirements are met.
Determines overdue materials, informs the direct of Supply Chain of materials status.
Establish short and long term project plans to meet cost reduction goals.
Negotiating skills: must have confidence and the ability to be assertive.
Strong judgment and decision making skills
Organization: very detail oriented and always comes prepared
Continuous learning: ability to learn new procedures and adapt to change
Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy
Have the ability to read drawings/blueprints
Microsoft office skills
Must be customer-oriented and have the ability to work as a team player with others inside and outside the organization.
Experience purchasing metals, both domestically and overseas a plus
Minimum three years negotiating price, terms and delivery of industrial components.
Minimum 3-5 years' experience in purchasing.
BS degree preferred or equivalent combination of work experience and education.
Applicants not meeting the "Required Qualifications" above will not be considered for this position. Mueller encourages only those applicants with a strong match to the items listed above to apply.
Primary work hours will be Monday through Friday. Work hours will vary based on customer requirements. This position is salaried exempt and does not qualify for overtime pay.
To learn more about our Company go to http://www.muellercompany.com/. Individuals interested in this position should apply through the Mueller Water Products' Career Portal (https://mwpcareers.silkroad.com/). Resumes mailed, faxed, or dropped off will not be reviewed. Mueller will contact desired applicants to proceed in the hiring process. No recruiter contacts please.
Mueller offers an excellent salary and benefits package. Current benefit offerings include: medical and dental insurance, 401K plan with company match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan program, short-term disability benefits, vacation, tuition reimbursement program, company-provided life insurance, long-term disability and supplement insurance at group rates, and much more.
Mueller is an Equal Opportunity Employer.