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Dover Corporation Fort Payne , AL 35967

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Date: Jul 26, 2019

Location: Fort Payne, AL, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Environmental Solutions Group encompasses industry-leading brands Heil Environmental, Marathon, Bayne, The Curotto-Can and 3rdEye One Vision to create a premier, fully integrated equipment group serving the solid waste and recycling industry. Through extensive voice-of-customer outreach, in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities, a wide-reaching service network, and proven industry expertise, Environmental Solutions Group is focused on solving customer problems through environmentally responsible products and providing world-class support. For more information, visit

ESG is a Dover Corporation operating company. Dover's commitment to operational and technical excellence makes it the world leader in the Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment markets.

Dover is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under DOV. Learn more at

Operating Company: Environmental Solutions Group - Heil Parts Central

Location: Fort Payne, AL

Reports to: Manager, Purchasing

Department: Purchasing


This position is primarily responsible for purchasing and controlling inventory of components for manufacturing finished goods and for service requirements.


  • Negotiates with vendors regarding price quotes for new and special components. Includes identifying and locating potential sources, analyzing quotations in terms of price, quality, availability, service, warranty, and the consistency of each.

  • Negotiates contract and blanket order renewals for existing business. Must be able to collect, organize and analyze data in a meaningful way to facilitate decision-making. Must be able to communicate this information to other plant locations to insure continuity between plants.

  • Must become proficient with J. D. Edwards and be able to enter and maintain purchase orders and/or release/delivery information.

  • Monitors and maintains appropriate inventory levels of components required to fulfill orders and assemble kits. Includes verification of accuracy of receiving records (price and quantity), analyzing and/or adjusting releases from new or existing purchase orders, working with sales and/or engineering to identify upcoming orders and subsequent component requirements, researching any invoicing discrepancies for component/raw material purchases, etc. Must be able to make decisions based on the information collected above, and be able to communicate this information as necessary to all appropriate parties both internally and externally.

  • Must be able to process requisitions for maintenance, repair, and shop supplies. Includes verification of appropriate approval levels, verification of proper account coding, creation of purchase orders, and placement of approved orders. Orders must properly identify the intended recipient of such orders and refer back to the Purchase Requisition number.

  • Must be able to maintain a high level of organization throughout all daily activities. To include, but not limited to, documentation of all verbal and written correspondence with others (internal and external), proper filing of such information, planning and scheduling of appointments and the coordination of such with others within the department and/or company, time management and the prioritization of tasks. Must document on the purchase order all details relative to supply of a given component to allow for tracking and/or follow-up by others in the event of absence of the employee.

  • Attendance at work, including presence at work during regular working hours or other schedule as may be assigned by the department manager, is essential. Acceptance of overtime assignments may also be required in order to meet departmental goals and objectives.

  • Must be courteous and professional to others (internal and external). Must maintain a "customer service" attitude toward plant, supervisory, and management personnel to insure that our ultimate customer receives the highest level of service. Must have the ability to interact with vendors, customers and others in a confident, professional manner.

  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business; or equivalent experience.

  • Experience in the Purchasing/Planning field is a plus.

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  • The candidate must also demonstrate the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams as well as lead team projects.

  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication, and team-building skills.

  • Strong organizational and project management skills, with the ability to handle multiple projects and complete quality work in a timely manner.

  • Tactfully communicating difficult/sensitive information.


Builds and Manages Collaborative Relationships

Results Driven

Strong Business Acumen and Sound Judgment


Ethics and Work Standards: Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in co-workers and others. Ensure that all business activities with both internal and external customers to be performed with a professional demeanor and that all participants be held accountable to this high standard.

Communication: Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar.

Presents concise, well organized reports in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Listens to understand input, feedback and concerns. Provides complete information in an open, honest and straightforward manner. Responds promptly and positively to questions and requests.

Teamwork and Relationships: Works with other employees willingly and in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork.

Supports cooperation. Demonstrates a commitment to the entire business and is supportive of all initiatives (company and departmental) to help grow Environmental Solutions Group business in the United States and abroad. Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals.

Is tactful, courteous, and considerate. Embraces a positive outlook. Is respected and trusted by others.

Continual Improvement and Problem Resolution: Identifies and communicates suggestions for work improvements.

Uses technical and analytical abilities to assure existing work practices are the most efficient and cost effective possible. Performs root-cause analysis and implements viable, permanent solutions to problems. Works with both internal and external customers to develop solutions which meet company-wide needs and objectives.

Applies a sense of urgency to resolve problems or creates opportunities that will increase productivity and create value. Shares best practices with other employees across the business.

Accountability: Accepts responsibility and accessibility for both the strategic planning and the successful implementation of all projects, programs, and duties as outlined in this job description. Advises supervisor of concerns, problems and progress of work in a timely manner.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Alabama : Fort Payne

Sub Division : Heil

Job Requisition ID : 28568

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