Mcelroy Manufacturing Tulsa , OK 74120

Posted 2 months ago

The production buyer at McElroy Manufacturing works with various areas and levels of the company to support the production schedule in order to achieve company objectives for customer service, inventory levels, cost, and quality.

Primary Duties Include:

  • Supplier relationship management

  • Problem solving

  • Specifically:

  • Maximizing vendor performance to meet or exceed company objectives with regards to On Time Delivery, Quality, Inventory Levels, and Cost.

  • Understanding and providing input necessary to manage the requirements associated with assigned parts.

  • Coordinating execution of the master schedule pertaining to assigned material.

  • Identifying, communicating, and mitigating obstacles to meeting schedule with necessary stakeholders.

  • Working with suppliers to understand and communicate needs and ensure that data within planning systems accurately reflect expectations.

Skills & Qualifications:

Critical skills that must be demonstrated for consideration and ultimately required to succeed in the role:

  • Must have a working knowledge of methods and principles of supply chain design that will enable McElroy's suppliers to deliver on time, with quality components, and at the lowest total cost of ownership

  • The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate and further expand on critical thinking and creative problem solving in detail regarding past supply chain projects and describe the extent of their involvement

  • Basic skills for this role include, understanding a bill of materials, ability to read engineered prints, understand non-conformance processes, understand relations of shipping documents, invoice, and purchase order.

Related Considerations:

  • Bachelor Degree in related field

  • 5+ years' experience in Purchasing preferred

  • APICS or ISM participation and certifications preferred

  • Proficient in mathematics and statistics related to business applications

  • Knowledge of manufacturing terminology and industry practices such as Manufacturing Resources Planning, Theory of Constraints, and Lean Manufacturing

  • Experience with equipment and tooling used in the fabrication of metal parts and ability to interpret blueprints

  • Proficient in business application and manufacturing software

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook required

  • Infor XA experience preferred

  • Flexibility to accommodate varying workload requirements

Physical Job Requirements

  • Must be able to routinely work sitting at a computer workstation 80% of normal workday.

  • Balance of workday may require bending, squatting, and lifting.

  • Mobility required between multi-building complex covering several acres.

Safety-Sensitive Designation

Jobs which involve one or more tasks or duties that could affect the safety and health of the employee performing the task or others are considered safety-sensitive. This position is safety-sensitive because, in addition to the essential functions listed above, it also involves performing one or more of the following essential tasks or duties:

  • The handling, packaging, processing, storage, disposal or transport of hazardous material

  • The operation of a motor vehicle, other vehicle, equipment, machinery or power tools

  • Repairing, maintaining or monitoring the performance or operation of any equipment, machinery or manufacturing process, the malfunction or disruption of which could result in injury or property damage

  • The operation, maintenance or oversight of critical services and infrastructure including, but not limited to, electric, gas, and water utilities, power generation or distribution.

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