A Career at Rheem: Where Comfort Is Your Calling
At Rheem, we're dedicated to bringing comfort to people's lives. And, as a leading global manufacturer of heating, cooling and water heating equipment, we're innovating all-new ways to deliver just the right temperature while saving energy, water and supporting a more sustainable future. It's an exciting challenge that requires a team of talented, passionate people with a diverse set of skills. From engineers to accountants, sales professionals to support experts, Rheem depends on people to power our innovations. Join Rheem, and help shape the future of products that impact people's livesevery day.
In this exciting role, the Purchasing Analyst is responsible for the acquisition of material and resources for the manufacturing facility, including but not limited to, the purchase of raw materials, fabricated parts, services, tooling, MRO purchases, office supplies, and office equipment.
This position will serve Rheem's HTPG division, located in Scottsboro, AL.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Maintain and control buying activities related to assigned commodities and contracts which include working with Material Control, Production Control, Operations, Engineering, and Accounting
Enter and maintain part pricing.
Maintain safety stock information on inventory purchases using historical data and forecast sales.
Issue purchase orders via various means (email, fax, phone, etc.)
Enter purchase order data into the system (i.e., freight terms, purchase prices, payment terms)
Work directly with suppliers to communicate part changes, resolve payment issues, issue corrective actions, correct part/material discrepancies, review part availability and pricing, etc.
Locate and quantify efficient and low cost suppliers for new and current material requirements.
Negotiate most favorable purchase and select sources.
Follow-up and expedite purchases when necessary.
Communicate status of critical parts to key individuals.
Manage assigned inventories consistent with company investment policy keeping obsolete and dormant inventories to a minimum.
Review and cancel contracts when required or necessary.
Maintains filing system for purchase orders.
Responsible for small projects or multiple tasks within purchasing function and area of expertise.
Develop/manage effective relationships with suppliers.
Conduct interviews with current and prospective supplier sales personnel.
Develop/manage/evaluate relationships with other internal departments.
Participate in cross-functional and/or multifunctional teams (e.g. project management, process improvement).
WHAT YOU NEED
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University in a business related field, or six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum of 4 years of experience in purchasing in a manufacturing environment with experience in materials requirements planning, Make versus Buy analysis, and commodity purchases (steel, copper, aluminum, electronics, etc.).
Experience with ERP/MRP systems.
Strong Computer Skills (MS Word, and Excel).
Ability to work without direct guidance or direction from others
Strong analytical and reasoning skills
Above average communication skills (written and verbal)
HOW TO STAND OUT
Experience with Oracle ERP system.
Experience with Toyota Production System (TPS).
Rheem Manufacturing Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Please note that Rheem and its subsidiaries do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of an executed Recruitment Services Agreement, there will be no obligation to any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without an agreement, Rheem and its subsidiaries shall explicitly reserve the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, shall be deemed the property of Rheem. If your agency would like to be considered as a potential future recruiting partner, please leave your contact information at Talent Acquisition@Rheem.com.
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