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Actuant Corporation is a $1.2B diversified industrial company serving customers from operations in more than 30 countries. The Actuant businesses are leaders in a broad array of niche markets including branded hydraulic tools and solutions; specialized products and services for energy markets and highly engineered position and motion control systems. The Company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Actuant business operations are divided into three segments focused on the markets we serve. For more information visit www.actuant.com.
Job Title: Sr. Buyer
Location: Seagoville, TX
Under the direction of the Materials Manager, the Senior Buyer/Analyst reviews material requirements for actual and forecasted sales, and plans and purchases the highest quality materials, part/components, etc. at the most cost effective pricing while meeting delivery requirements. Analyze material requirements to determine when materials will be needed, in accordance with established company policies and procedures. Requires strong customer service orientation and relationship building skills including cooperation, collaboration and trust to develop and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Use your analytical and problem-solving skills to identify root cause and recommend solutions.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Process purchase orders and/or blanket orders to obtain materials that meet production requirements
Monitor/Analyze/Execute ERP action messages
Monitor incoming supply chain
Update PO status in ERP system
Issue discreet purchase orders
Provide PO status updates to planning & operations teams
Define/Analyze/Maintain ERP planning parameters
Manage supplier relationships
Analyze supply chain performance and define/implement improvements
Analyze supply chain costs and define/implement improvements
Support MRO/non-inventory purchasing
Reconcile PO receipt/invoice issues
Manage and update purchasing metrics
Process material returns
All other duties as defined by management.
Skills and Competencies
ERP system (SAP, Oracle)
Data analysis and reporting
Analytical and problem solving
Experience in establishing and maintaining effective supplier relationships
Demonstrated teamwork skills
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Exhibits Passion for the Business
Ability to prioritize and excel in a fast paced environment
Education and Experience
Four-year Bachelor Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management
3 to 5 years of purchasing or supply chain management experience in a manufacturing environment
3 to 5 years of experience with ERP systems
Demonstrated supply chain knowledge (CPIM, ASCP,CPM)
Understanding of basic business principles and practices
Employee may have to lift documents/work materials up to 15 pounds in weight. Employee will need to listen, understand, and speak with team members in person, telephonically, and electronically at all levels within a diverse workforce and with supported organizations.
Employee will work in a temperature controlled office setting. Employee could also be out in a manufacturing environment. Employee will be exposed to elevated levels of noise on the plant floor.
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