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Company: Marmon Holdings, Inc.
Location: Carol Stream
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Marmon Foodservice Technologies, Inc.Come join a team where People make the difference! As a part of Marmon Holdings, Inc., a highly decentralized organization, we rely heavily on people with the aptitude, attitude, and entrepreneurial spirit to drive our success, and we're committed to attracting and retaining top talent.The buyer is responsible for the procurement execution of assigned goods and services in accordance with the quality, delivery and pricing expectations of MFT. This role is responsible around supplier base management from a day-to-day perspective, and will be measured on inventory value, days on hand, down time days, supplier lead time, supplier on time delivery, and supplier supply chain agreement maintenance.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND CORE RESPONSIBILITIESResponsible for purchasing of materials in accordance with the guidelines set forth by MFT management in terms of approved vendor list adherence, unit price, quality and delivery.Makes tactical buying decisions with respect to the placement and management of all purchases within assigned portfolio to meet scheduled demand. This process encompasses order placement, rescheduling, cancellation of items and/or receiving and invoice issue reconciliation and approval.Negotiate lead-time constraints with suppliers to negate missed commitment dates.Review all delivery issues and take appropriate corrective action to avoid schedule impact.Participate in the Parts Shortage Escalation processResponsible for managing all Excess and Obsolete Inventory items in accordance with MFT guidelines.Manage and resolve PO Purchase Price Variance issues.Analyze supplier capabilities, part characteristics, cost targets, and floor needs to determine best method for planning; Discrete, eKanban, Blanket, Expense, Consignment, or Vendor Managed.Be the supplier advocate to strengthen Supplier relationships and facilitate resolution of production, design, quality and/or delivery problems.Coordinates as appropriate quality matters and engineering changes/developments between company activities and suppliers.Work closely with Commodity Management team to advance enterprise-wide sourcing programs as appropriate.Follow PO approval hierarchies ensuring management is aware of financial liability.Preparing RFQ documentation (drawings, specifications) when required.Participate in PCR/PCN processAdditional duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:Bachelor's degree required Business or Engineering preferred. CPM, APIC's certification desirable.Two (2) years of related experience is desired, not required.Solid Experience with ERP systems; specially Operations and Supply Chain modules.Strong Excel skillsAbility to multitask, prioritize and balance workload due to high degree of time sensitive projects.High level of interpersonal, teamwork, and negotiation skills are required.Ability to make decisions within scope of responsibility.Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to influence key internal stakeholders.High ethical standards in dealings with suppliers and employees.Ability to plan, organize and manage simple to complex projects. Minimal travel requiredCORE CAPABILITIESManage changes and ambiguityManage Supplier PartnershipsProcurementInventory ControlFollowing receipt of a conditional offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete additional job-related screening processes as permitted or required by applicable law.We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class. If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to, and please be sure to include the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.

Keywords: Marmon Holdings, Inc., Carol Stream , Buyer, Other , Carol Stream, Illinois

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