Purchasing Agent - Mfg.
Kirby Risk - Lafayette, IN

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Are you knowledgeable at procuring and sourcing material for production?If so, Kirby Risk Service Center could have a great opportunity for you in Lafayette, Indiana!Kirby Risk Service Center, a division of Kirby Risk Corporation, has a Purchasing Agent opportunity for the right candidate. If you are proficient at procuring and sourcing material while pursuing the lowest cost and best quality material possible, this position could be for you!The candidate will interpret MRP/ERP reports to determine daily purchasing priorities, process, review, validate and distribute completed purchase orders to the appropriate suppliers and expedite replenishment of all production materials and assemblies. The candidate must also coordinate the return of rejected or non-conforming material to vendors as well as support sourcing new material requirements. The candidate will support Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma concepts as well as maintain ISO/TS 16949:2009 quality standards.The candidate's background should include 3+ years of purchasing/supply chain work experience as well as knowledge of manufacturing, quality and production control, and planning processes. Experience with sourcing material and negotiating pricing is also required. The candidate must demonstrate strong interpersonal, leadership and customer contact skills as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills are also required.The candidate must be able to talk or hear, both in person and by telephone, and use hands repetitively to operate, finger, handle or feel standard office equipment and reach with hands and arms. Occasional travel is required.To be considered for this position, please complete our online application by Wednesday, September 4, 2013. Refer to Job #01363. Email questions to jobs@kirbyrisk.comAny responses not reflecting the education/skills/experience required will not be considered.Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: MRP, ERP, Sourcing, Negotiation,Replenishment

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Kirby Risk sees nothing risky about helping harness a little electrical energy. The company, named after one of its co-founders, supplies...