Purchasing Agent
FLIR Systems - Oak Ridge, TN

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Determines material requirements through MRP, project requirement, or manual ordering systems.

Evaluates shortage reports, expedites materials and is responsible for providing solutions to reduce shortages.

Reviews open Purchase Order reports, updates PO delivery dates, maintains backorders and provides feedback to requisitioner.

Reviews supplier on time delivery performances and sending corrective actions per established procedures.

Assists in maintaining appropriate inventory levels to ensure on-time performance.

Assists in the development and execution of cost reduction programs.

Responsible for negotiation with suppliers for cost, quality and delivery.

Process non-conformances and return to vendors.

Support prototype and Engineering method qualification activities to ensure supplier is able to meet

requirements and specifications.

Responsible for working with Production, Engineering, and Quality to determine supplier quality.

Initiates and monitors purchase contracts for assigned suppliers.

Investigates methods for lead time reductions.

Reconciles invoice discrepancies from suppliers.

Contacts vendors to gain knowledge of products, prices, and design/manufacturing capabilities of highly technical commodities and/or services.

Meets and/or contacts vendors to discuss and resolve problems.

Initiates and maintains the “Conflict Mineral Policy” with all suppliers ( domestic and foreign).

Assures all company requirements related to ISO implementation/maintenance and SOX compliance are observed.

Bachelor’s Degree(preferred)

3-5 years minimum relevant experience

Strong interpersonal communication skills

Strong written communication skills

Ability to multi-task

Self-starter, possess high degree of self- motivation

FLIR Systems - 8 months ago - save job - block
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You can run, but you can't hide from FLIR Systems -- they're all about surveillance and detection. FLIR's thermal imaging and...