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Buyer

Company: Altra Holdings, Inc.
Location: West Chester
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description This position is responsible for acquiring, purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment and supplies for requisitioned material. This individual will purchase materials as required by Kanban & ERP systems, supporting strategic sourcing objectives. This role will also enhance West Chester Operations strategies for quality, cost, delivery and innovation. Essential Duties and Responsibilities * Direct procurement responsibilities for $5-10 million in spend. * Interacts with suppliers to negotiate lowest total cost of ownership for Portescap. * Increase on-time delivery by utilizing MRP output to eliminate material shortages for manufacturing and customer needs. * Manage and develop existing suppliers through performance feedback, discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services to determine source of trouble and take corrective action. Study market trends, evaluate suppliers and recommended sources of supply. Estimate values according to knowledge of market price. Determine appropriate procurement methods, and will negotiate and implement supplier agreements consistent with quality, delivery and cost requirements. * Participate in the Daily Management process by taking full ownership of exceeding delivery and inventory targets. * This position is responsible for contributing to Policy Deployment (business unit strategic objectives) results and total business goals. * Use Altra Business System (lean manufacturing) tools to drive continuous process improvements in on-time delivery, cost savings, inventory reduction, and Low Cost Region spend.

Keywords: Altra Holdings, Inc., Wilmington , Buyer, Other , West Chester, Delaware

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