Control Devices LLC
  • 06-Mar-2017 to 07-Apr-2017 (CST)
  • Supply Chain
  • Fenton, MO, USA
  • Full Time

POSITION TITLE:

Buyer

COMPANY:

Control Devices LLC

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION

 

 Supply Chain; Fenton, MO

REPORTS TO:

 

Director of Global Supply Chain

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

 

The Buyer will be responsible for preparing and evaluating quotations for both MRO items and purchased components along with issuing purchase orders. 

COMPANY BACKGROUND:

 

Control Devices, LLC ("Control Devices" or "CD") is a leading designer & manufacturer of high quality flow control valves, condensate removal traps, related components & accessories serving the compressed air, pressure washer, vehicle systems, fire protection, specialty gas, & the industrial, agricultural & food service float valve markets.  CD prides itself in the ability to design, innovate & manufacture flow control valves for custom applications & offers a line of standard products that has grown over the years.  CD is based in Saint Louis, MO & its products are sold on a global basis to O.E.M's, Distributors & End Users.  

 

Control Devices is a privately owned company with a very seasoned management team focused on organic sales growth with existing products & new revenue growth through acquisitions.

 

 

KEY RESULT AREAS:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

       Prepares, issues, and evaluates quotations for inventoried purchased components and MRO items

       Negotiates pricing and commercial terms

       Issues purchase orders

        Sources new items

       Supplier On Time Delivery to meet customer orders

       Inventory Control

        Maintaining MRP Planning Parameters

        Issuing quarterly Supplier Scorecards

       Cost reduction

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

REQUIREMENTS:

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

 

       Bachelor Degree, in a business related area

       High School Diploma/GED

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

 

        3 to 5 years of purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment.

        Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures

        3-5 years of sourcing experience

 

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

 

        Proficient using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Power Point)

        Material Requirement Planning

        Master Data set up

        Inventory Turn implementation

        Excellent communication and customer service skills

        Skilled at building external and internal relationships

        Strong negotiation skills

        Detail oriented with strong organizational skills

        Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

        Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize based upon deadlines

        Must be a team player and highly motivated

        Ability to read blue prints and understand bills of materials

 

DESIRED SKILLS:

 

        International purchasing experience (China)  

        Experience using Macola MRP

        Experience with WMS

        Familiar with Vendor Managed Inventory/ Stocking Programs.

        Understanding of manufacture flow in a discrete production environment

       CPSM, CPIM a plus

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