Buyer - Service Group

Location: St Joseph, Missouri
Opening ID: 24817
Job Family: Procurement and Materials
Date Posted: Sep 23, 2021

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Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Altec is a manufacturing company, Made in America. Altec associates are empowered to build products that make a difference to our customers, communities, and industry. Founded in 1929, we work to add value to the electric utility, telecom, contractor, lights and signs, and tree care markets. Altec products and services can be found across the U.S. and in over 100 countries around the world.

The Altec Service Group has an opening for a Buyer at the Midwest campus in St. Joseph, Missouri. Negotiate for and procure material, parts, and services according to Altec Quality, Just-in-Time and other procurement processes.

Please send resume to [email protected]

And Apply Now at jobs.altec.com

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
• High School Degree or equivalent required
• Four-Year Bachelor degree OR APICS or NAPM certification required
• Microsoft Office suite experience required.
• Prior industry experience preferred
• Knowledge of supply chain principles and concepts preferred
• Prior Oracle experience preferred

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Process daily purchase requisitions to replenish stock.
  • Process back-orders, investigating cause to prevent future incidents.
  • Expedite through vendors, arranging direct shipment as necessary. Update back-order ship dates.
  • Search for opportunities to decrease cost of parts through alternate sources or quantity breaks.
  • Handle calls from divisions.
  • Contact suppliers for lead times, quotes, and other service questions.
  • Coordinate return of defective material to suppliers.
  • Forecast parts continually to maintain 90%+ fill rate, and account for fluctuating lead times.
  • Work with vendors to help resolve accounts payable issues and receiving discrepancies as they arise.

This is for the individual with strong organization, communication, multi-tasking, follow-through and detail skills.

Competitive pay which rewards performance

Comprehensive benefits including Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program - Retirement 401(k) Program - Vacation and Holidays - Flexible Spending Accounts - Tuition Assistance Program - Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program - Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.

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