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Purchasing Manager in South Charleston, WV at Gestamp North America

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary:  The buyer, with respect to the Materials Department, will be responsible for determining the most cost competitive purchasing as well as the overall accuracy of all non-production related inventories being used by Production, Maintenance, Shipping, and Staff.

Essential Functions

Control of the MRO Tool Storage Crib:

  • Physical review and analysis of all non-production related plant needs.
  • Enforcement of procedures for tool crib control.
  • Ensuring min/max order point levels are met.

Monitoring of the inventory system:

  • Review/adjustment of SAP to coincide with required demand based on usage levels of MRO parts.

Crib Replenishment:

  • Proper order placement to keep inventory to correct levels using min/max levels.
  • Follow up/Expedite as needed with suppliers for on time delivery.
  • Continued review of supplier pricing to reduce costs were possible.
  • Constant communication with staff department heads to determine and meet all needs.
  • Work closely with corporate purchasing on purchasing strategies and procedures.
  • Any other jobs deemed necessary or appropriate.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum three years experience in manufacturing environment preferably in automotive.
  • College degree and/or related experience in inventory control and or manufacturing.
  • Proficient knowledge of Excel, Word, MS Office, Windows, MAPICS, SAP or other inventory control systems.

Gestamp Chattanooga, LLC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other State or Local employment laws.  Gestamp Chattanooga, LLC intends that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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