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Buyer

Company: MAT Holdings, Inc
Location: Jackson
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCompany Description

Founded in 1984, MAT Holdings, Inc. is a privately held $1.9 billion multi-national company with manufacturing operations, distribution centers and sourcing offices worldwide in the automotive, fencing, hardware, and power equipment sectors. Headquartered in Long Grove, Illinois we have over 40 factories on three continents, including 2.1 million square feet of U.S. distribution and manufacturing space. We provide our customers with a full range of services including U.S. and overseas engineering, quality assurance, logistic and distribution support, strategic warehousing, bi-lingual sourcing, product development, and marketing. MAT is a family of companies and products providing employment opportunities with more than 14,000 employees in 12 countries. Job Description

The Buyer is responsible for managing MAT's Foreign Trade Zone for the Jackson, TN and Springfield, MN plants. This person shall interface between suppliers, engineering, quality and manufacturing while providing critical information to support our manufacturing team. This position requires the necessary interpersonal skill, patience, assertiveness, and flexibility to complete task.Principle Responsibilities

  • Resolve operational issues with cross functional teams such as Sales, Customer Service, Accounting, IT, Warehouse, Operation, Import Documents and Customs Brokers
  • Organize and carry out vigorous value improvement & cost improvement programs to achieve company goals
  • Working with engineering in quoting and sourcing new parts
  • Negotiates the purchase terms and prices with vendors
  • Responsible for releasing purchase orders and qualification for all new parts.
  • Evaluate current suppliers cost, quality history and review other supplier options
  • Administers the necessary reports and documents required in supporting purchasing activities
  • Review the disposition of all defective material received from suppliers
  • Maintain product profiles, material master, cost analysis/landed costs for internal and external use
  • Work with supplier to resolve procurement issues including, but not limited to price, quality, service and delivery
  • Work with Product Manager, and Sales & Marketing Team to develop new products
  • Insure on-time delivery
  • Coordinates with suppliers to determine material availability and expedite order processing
  • Identifies critical items to receiving and incoming inspection to ensure priority handling and smooth material flow
  • Coordinates expediting activities, communicates change requirements to vendors and maintains data integrity within SAP
  • Coordinates discrepancy resolution (material, shipping, invoice), investigation/resolution of other issues regarding purchase orders
  • Assists others with special projects as requiredQualifications

    Competencies
    • Analytical skills to understand the correlation among sales history, market demand and forecast, while making sound procurement decision
    • Proactive attitude to minimize company's risk exposure
    • Willing to accept multiple tasks in a fast pace working environmentEducation/Experience:
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Experience in purchasing is a plus
      • Negotiation of agreements is a plus
      • SAP experience is a plus
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office Software: Excel, Word, and Power Point

        Additional Information

        All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: MAT Holdings, Inc, Jackson , Buyer, Professions , Jackson, Tennessee

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