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Company: Federal Signal Corporation
Location: Billings
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Do you enjoy working hard and growing with a company that values you? Come and check out MRL- Mark Rite Lines Equipment Company, we are the largest equipment supplier to the Industry. We need dependable, hard worker's with a passion to learn and grow with our company and join our team! Competitive Pay and Benefit Package!!! We offer medical, dental, and vision insurance for the employee with coverage options for dependents and family. Employer sponsored Health Savings Account (HSA) with weekly deposits paid by the company into your account, Flexible Spending Accounts options (FSA), Voluntary Life Insurance, 401k with employer contributions and match that can start at time of hire. MRL also offers paid vacation leave, paid sick leave, Bereavement Leave, Paid Jury Duty Leave, and Emergency COVID Sick Leave. Paid every Friday! Company: Mark Rite Lines Equipment Company, Inc. Summary of Position: Support company operations with an uninterrupted flow of materials and services. To buy competitively by keeping abreast of the forces of supply and demand that regulates prices and availability in the marketplace thus contributing to the profitability of the Company. Effectively negotiate price and service contracts. Plan specific short and long-range commodity objectives as they relate to total material cost reductions. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: --- Develop specific procurement & parts objectives with an emphasis on cost reduction, quality improvement, technology development, on time delivery, inventory reduction, lead-time reduction, and customer focus; Initiate purchase orders necessary to support the MRL business plan. --- Secure materials, equipment, services and supplies in accordance with the quality, quantity and delivery requirements of the requisitioning departments and company objectives. Buy wisely, which will involve a continual search for better values that yield the best combination of price, quality, and service; --- Develop the most suitable procurement and replenishment arrangements for commodities, including, blanket orders, spot purchase orders, supplier stocking arrangements, and Credit Card utilization; --- Initiate and analyze Request for Quotations. Verify material requisitions for accuracy in specifications, order quantities, etc. Recommend standardization or substitution of materials, equipment, or supplies whenever practical and in the best interest of the Company; --- Determine the best source of supply by evaluating all pertinent information, including but not limited to, price, quality, manufacturing capabilities, lead time, service support, and financial stability. Prepare information required to process a purchase order; --- Keep inventory investment and inventory losses at a practical minimum. Achieve a reasonable balance between the level of inventory required to support operations and the cost of carrying inventory; --- Initiate and manage Blanket Order Contracts with suppliers and manage supplier to ESG Customer direct-ship order processing. Help reduce and manage Customer Backorders by utilizing HOT LIST and DASHBOARD tools necessary to expedite purchase orders. --- Confirm Suppliers are meeting the delivery, quality, and service requirements that are needed in order to remain a preferred supplier for the Company. When these requirements are not met, it is the responsibility of the Buyer to put forth a plan to rectify the situation; --- Participate in supplier problem solving; escalate supplier problems to Purchasing Supervisor when necessary. --- Source supplier and job shops for parts production and fabrication. Including internal manufacturing job creation --- Resolve purchase order acknowledgements with suppliers involving delivery and or pricing discrepancies; --- Resolve supplier delivery problems contributing to stock outages. Be proactive as opposed to reactive in preventing stock outages --- Maintain a neat and orderly work area complying with all 5S initiatives. --- Perform other duties, assignments, and special projects as assigned. * Follow and comply with all safety and personal protective equipment requirements. Education and Work Experience: --- High School Diploma or equivalent with basic mechanical education --- 3+ Years related job experience --- Ability to understand Bl Salary DOE

Keywords: Federal Signal Corporation, Billings , Buyer, Other , Billings, Montana

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