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Senior Purchasing Agent (Buyer)

Yamaha Jet Boat Manufacturing Lenoir City ,TN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $60,000 to $80,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

 

General Description of Major Tasks of Position

Interpret Material Requirements Planning (MRP) data, issue purchase orders, expedite material, and defer shipments as required based on MRP data and production schedule. Plan inventory to minimize inventory while ensuring stock-outs are kept to an absolute minimum. Follow-up on late deliveries and ensure all purchase orders are confirmed with the supplier. Issue delivery dates in keeping with minimization of freight costs. Ensure vendor lead times are adhered to. Request quotations and conduct cost analysis to ensure best value is attained. Develop win-win strategies to ensure long term supplier partnering and positive supplier relationships. Minimize obsolete inventory by returning inventory to the supplier and process transactions in MRP system. Participate in the Material Review Board (MRB). Return material for credit or replacement in a timely manner and make recommendations to prevent further unusable material. Resolve delivery and quality issues with the vendor. Research and correct invoice problems daily and coordinate with accounting as required. Investigate and resolve packing list problems daily and coordinate with the receiving department and supplier as required. Reduce cost of materials through innovative cost-down activities. Communicate effectively with all levels of management, both internal and external. Required to order production parts, raw material, and Maintenance, Repair, and Operating (MRO) supplies. Must work well with all levels of management and communicate effectively. Will be required make formal presentations to communicate parts and inventory issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Interpret Material Requirement Planning MRP and issue purchase orders based on MRP information. Issue purchase orders as required per MRP data and ensure each purchase order is confirmed by the supplier. Ensure vendor lead times are adhered to as well as order quantities. Follow up on late deliveries and obtain new due dates from the supplier. Expedite and de-expedite deliveries as required by MRP data.
  2. Plan inventory to minimize inventory on-hand while ensuring freight costs and stock-outs are minimized.
  3. Participate in MRB and obtain return authorization from suppliers in a timely manner. Process return in QAD and provide paperwork to shipping. Research and resolve receiving and invoice discrepancies and communicate clearly with the receiving department and accounting. Reduce cost of materials through innovative cost down activity. Request quotations to ensure best value is attained.
  4. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

    Minimum Educational and Work Qualifications

    A 4-year college degree in business management is required along with 3 years of related on-the-job experience. Proficiency in MRP systems, Microsoft Office applications; especially Excel. Knowledge of basic accounting and math. Understanding of ordering via Internet, understanding of drawings and revisions. Strong negotiation skills are essential. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Company Description
Yamaha Jet Boat Manufacturing is located in Vonore, Tennessee (Monroe County) on the Tellico Lake at the Tellico West Industrial Park about 45 minutes south of Knoxville. We currently employ 550 people. We offer a very competitive pay and a great benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, paid holidays (including MLK day and Presidents Day), STD/LTD and life insurance (paid by the company), medical, dental and vision insurance with very affordable weekly rates to the employee, 401K match of 50 cents/dollar plus profit share , and an employee purchase program on Yamaha products.

Yamaha Jet Boat Manufacturing

Why Work Here?

Great location, people, pay and benefits

Yamaha Jet Boat Manufacturing is located in Vonore, Tennessee (Monroe County) on the Tellico Lake at the Tellico West Industrial Park about 45 minutes south of Knoxville. We currently employ 550 people. We offer a very competitive pay and a great benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, paid holidays (including MLK day and Presidents Day), STD/LTD and life insurance (paid by the company), medical, dental and vision insurance with very affordable weekly rates to the employee, 401K match of 50 cents/dollar plus profit share , and an employee purchase program on Yamaha products.

Address

2000 Cobia Drive Vonore
Lenoir City, TN
USA

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