Purchasing Agent
Unirac Inc. - Albuquerque, NM

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Duties/Responsibilities

Performs all sourcing activities of direct and indirect materials to ensure business goals for Quality, Cost, and Delivery are met

Establishes relationships, agreements, blanket PO’s, and or contracts with sources with the intent of having a long term partnership relationship

Monitors supplier expectations and reporting for their cost, quality, and on time delivery performance in meeting Unirac’s needs

Maintains collaborative relationships with Order Entry, Product Development, Finance and Applications Engineering in staying abreast of those organizations needs ensuring we have qualified sources of supply and materials to meet those needs

Supports Purchasing Manager in supplier management as needed through implementation of Supplier Business Reviews, Supplier Scorecards and tracking of supplier performance

Uses Unirac’s ERP system to monitor material demand, assisting in determining EOQ/Kanban/VMI reorder points, and in maintaining overall control of inventory management / stocking levels

The position requires becoming an expert user of Unirac’s ERP System (Global Shop Solutions; GSS) in understanding all phases of BOM and Router development, RM, WIP and FG relationships, and the physical as well as electronic flow of material movements in GSS

Monitoring material demand, assisting in determining EOQ/Kanban/VMI reorder points, and in maintaining overall control of inventory management/levels will be required

Skill Requirements

5 – 7 years purchasing experience required

Training in Purchasing Management (i.e. CPM), Inventory Management (CPIM), or Lean Disciplines desired

Extensive experience using MS Office Suite including MS Excel, MS WORD, MS Project and Outlook

Extensive experience managing suppliers toward quality, cost and delivery metrics

Experience implementing the tools and methods of the above disciplines in rapidly growing industry and driving a cultural change around inventory management and purchasing disciplines is desired

Must be able to prioritize deliverable in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment while communicating effectively with stakeholders

Ability to interact professionally and communicate verbally and in writing with all levels of Unirac and supplier management

Educational Requirements

Bachelors Degree in Business Administration

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

This is an office environment position. While frequent interfacing with shop personnel on the shop floor is expected, no physical labor is anticipated in this role.

Reports To

Purchasing Manager

Submit resumes to dotc@unirac.com