Manage and execute the implementation of process improvements in partnership with Supply Chain Planners, Buyers, CS and SEC Teams.
Conduct ah-hoc analysis requests, forecasts, KPIs/Metrics, and reports within Supply Chain using SAP R/3, established tools & process, and using Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Visio, Access)
Identifying and developing potential new suppliers which would strategically benefit the supply chain. Evaluating the capabilities of proposed new suppliers in conjunction with key business stakeholders in the internal Supply Chain with the responsibility for approving or rejecting for use.
Undertake supplier visits, compiling visit reports on completion. Developing process improvements to the internal supply chain, including better utilization of systems.
Identifies potential sources for the procurement of non-inventory items and non-Festo product produced domestically and overseas
Reviews purchase requisition and purchase orders for completeness, accuracy and conformance with established policies and procedures.
Confers and negotiates with suppliers to obtain product or service information such as price, availability and delivery schedule.
Prepares and generates purchase orders and change notices.
Other tasks assigned as needed
BS - Supply Chain Management, Industrial Management Logistics,Industiral/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or related degree preferred
Minimum 4 years of relevant job experience.
4 years experience in Procurement/planning/purchasing/Sourcing
Progessive experience in buying negotiations and vendor/suppliers management for both MRO/MRP.
Supplier negotiations/management experienceAbility to read mechanical drawings and prints
Experience in SAP Materials Planning preferred.
Spanish and /or German a plus
APICS certification a plus.
This position will relocate to the Mason, Ohio area within 2 years.
Festo Corporation is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity. All employment decisions, policies and practices are in accordance with applicable federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws.
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Festo Corporation - 2 years ago
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