Buyer in Medina, OH at Carlisle Brake & Friction

Date Posted: 9/19/2017

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    Medina, OH
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Job Description

This role will manage inventory and purchase orders from external sources for materials used in the manufacturing process. The scope of this position requires working closely with multiple departments, (manufacturing, receiving, accounting, quality, etc) to ensure Carlisle Brake & Friction has the correct amount of materials on hand and on order to support North American production requirements.​

• Experience purchasing goods and services at the most favorable cost and terms
• Experience working with capital and service contract terms and conditions
• Experience working with suppliers to maintain and improve service levels
• Participation as a strong, contributing member of cross-functional Kaizen teams
• Experience working with domestic and international suppliers
• Experience working in a fast paced manufacturing environment.
• Experience with Microsoft products: Excel, Word, PowerPoint
• Experience with metals industry (Copper/Steel) preferred.
• Self-motivated


•Generate and issue purchase orders in support of the purchasing functions
*Interaction with manufacturers and vendors to Expedite deliveries
*Review/reset safety stock, reorder points, and minimum order quantities to appropriate levels based on business demands and production schedule
*Collaborate with Global Sourcing team to identify and negotiate opportunities to reduce inventory and cost via kanban, consignment or other inventory reduction programs.
*Work with receiving and accounting to help resolve invoice discrepancies on Purchase Orders
*Maintain accurate files and records and assist Managers with other projects as needed

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-5 years of direct purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment at a growth oriented, fast paced company. The desired candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent communication, analytical, and organizational skills in conjunction with the ability to manage multiple projects/suppliers.​. Bachelor's Degree in Business is required. This position may require up to 30% travel

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