The buyer/planner manages an expenditure base of $20 million per year for materials and/or services to support the company's purchasing programs. The buyer/planner is responsible for source selection and procurement functions directly associated with the company's needs for raw materials, tooling, production materials, MRO supplies and services. These products and services are to be secured with professionalism to meet the standards of quality, delivery and cost consistent with company policy and performance standards.
Initiates purchase orders and amendments for parts, services and/or special tools; arranges for submission and inspection of sample products as required; maintains close coordination with plant engineering to ensure timely execution of product and services sourcing activities.
Secures and analyzes quotations, negotiates prices and terms with suppliers, and recommends suppliers with respect to cost, quality and delivery competitiveness for assigned responsibilities.
Works closely with materials group and production to advance enterprise-wide sourcing programs as appropriate.
Studies market prices and trends, engineering developments, and manufacturing method improvements applicable to assigned responsibilities; advises company activities with concurrence of the Director of Supply Chain.
Interviews and confers with current and prospective suppliers to determine supply capabilities, transportation logistics, inventory control and management
Coordinates as appropriate quality matters and engineering changes/developments between company activities and suppliers.
Organizes and implements with direction from the Director of Supply Chain to accomplish small business and disadvantaged business sourcing programs consistent with company guidelines.
Works closely with accounts payable to confirm and approve invoicing.
Visits suppliers’ facilities to qualify them as new sources and assists in the resolution of production, design, quality and/or delivery problems.
Reviews and coordinates VMI with suppliers for accuracy.
ERP business system
Microsoft Office suite
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
This is a sedentary role; however, some filing is required, and the office supply stock room requires managing. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies up to twenty pounds.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Travel is primarily local during the business day.
Dyson Corp. forges, heat treats, machines and tests in house, making us a “one-stop-shop” for 100% American-made large diameter fasteners. Founded in 1884 as a small forge shop in Cleveland, OH, Dyson has grown to become a leading manufacturer of critical fasteners ranging in size from 1½” up to 20” in diameter, and custom forgings ranging in size from 1/2 to 10,000 lbs! We are 100 talented individuals strong and still growing! We value a balanced work / home life, offer a competitive salary & benefits package that includes a full range of healthcare benefits, a 401k plan with company matching and upfront vesting, yearly bonus plan and much more! Check us out on our website at dysoncorp.com.