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SR BUYER

Saegertown, PA, 1 Crawford Street, Saegertown, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #334
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Founded in 1925, MacLean-Fogg is a worldwide enterprise currently operating 40 global manufacturing facilities across 5 continents with annual sales in excess of one billion (USD) and a workforce of over 3,200 people. MacLean-Fogg is a privately held enterprise headquartered in Mundelein, IL USA and is comprised of two primary businesses, MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions and MacLean Power Systems. MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions (MFCS) is a leading manufacturer of fastener components, engineered components and engineered plastics for automotive, heavy truck, and other diverse industries. MacLean Power Systems (MPS) is a leading manufacturer of products for electric utility, telecommunications and civil markets.

Responsibility Summary
        Performs duties associated with the buying process for the facility.
Responsibilities
Coordinates promotions, inventory turnover, and associated costs. Researches products, prepares and places purchase orders, and selects vendors.
Organizes product information and tracks back orders.
Obtains materials from suppliers at the lowest cost consistent with considerations of quality, reliability of source and urgency of need.
Studies market trends, interviews vendors, and recommends sources of supply. Analyzes quotations received, selects or recommends suppliers, and schedules deliveries.
Develops and maintains necessary records and files for efficient operation.
May track sales and or gross margins for categories.
Make appropriate purchasing recommendations that balance costs and service/inventory levels.
Monitor market and business trends within assigned commodities. Recommend action as needed.
Establish and maintain supplier relationships; monitor and evaluate supplier performance. (KPI’s.)
New product development activities.
Diversify the supply base in order to minimize risk.
Seek out and source directly from certified diverse suppliers where appropriate.
Continually identify and develop the optimum source of supply by product.
Lead the tactical purchasing activities and material resource planning.
Develop, implement and facilitate processes that focus on achieving measurable improvement of on-time delivery, inventory reduction and lead-time reduction.
Negotiate complex requests for equipment, supplies, and services from suppliers and subcontractors.
Other duties that are assigned
Develop and partner with strategic suppliers. Negotiate long-term contracts and cost-downs.
Participate in lean initiatives.
Participate in EHS initiatives.
Follow all Safety, Environmental and Quality policies and guidelines.
Train, coach, or develop teammate(s) as required.

EOE-Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Various agencies of the United States Government require employers to maintain information on applicants pertaining to factors such as race, sex, and type of position for which an individual applies. The information requested is voluntary and for compliance with certain record keeping requirements. MacLean-Fogg Company has a long-standing commitment to equal employment opportunity for all its associates and applicants for employment.  MacLean-Fogg Company believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of race, color, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, domestic partnership status, ancestry, religion, national origin,citizenship status, marital status, disability, veteran status, age or any other protected group status.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 20
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Job Start Date Wednesday, February 20, 2019
  • Job End Date Wednesday, March 6, 2019
  • Saegertown, PA, 1 Crawford Street, Saegertown, Pennsylvania, United States of America