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Associate Buyer

Company: Task Force Tips
Location: Valparaiso
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: Task Force Tips is part of Madison Industries, one of the largest and most successful privately held companies in the world. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier and more productive by creating innovative solutions that deliver outstanding customer value. We are an established manufacturer of firefighting equipment for municipal, military, and industrial clients around the globe. TFT is searching for a ROCK-STAR Associate Buyer to join our team. This amazing individual would be responsible for the daily production & plant buying as well as VMI programs, ordering and tracking of raw material to support the master schedule requirements. View our video.....TFT, a Firefighter Legacy on VimeoKEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Places purchase orders for external manufactured components based from the master schedule and Kanban replenishment program
  • Manages the production tooling inventory
  • Provide Sales, Production, and Assembly Departments with information regarding the current lead-time on goods
  • Order and track raw material to support the production schedule for JIT delivery
  • Manage supplier delivery schedules as well as communicate changes to production and assembly supervisors regarding customer demand
  • Manage inbound inventory by tracking order acknowledgments and provide proactive follow up
  • Maintains frequent communication with suppliers to verify, monitor and expedite goods according to the master schedule
  • Assist in review and maintenance of purchasing databases (Supplier Information, Quote Files and open order reports)
  • Proactively identifies and reports shortage risksQUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent
    • 1-3 years of experience in procurement and supply chain management (Summer Internship will be considered one year of experience)
    • Ability to analyze inventory, sales and other data and make long-rang forecasts of material requirements
    • Experience with automated inventory control systems and MRP (Material Requirement Planning)
    • Internal and external relationship builder
    • Attention to detail and "won't take No for an answer" attitude
    • Passion for being professional, responsive, resourceful, flexible and well-organized
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Self-motivated with superior time management
    • Results driven with high integrity We offer an excellent salary and benefits package including:

      Medical/Vision/Dental Insurances - Off- site Health Clinic - 401K plan and Profit-Sharing Plan - On-site Fitness Center - Tuition Assistance - And moreā€¦!

      What happens next?If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply, and we will review your application as soon as possible. Attach your resume and upload a cover letter with your application.Equal Employment Opportunity/Non-Discrimination PolicyTask Force Tips LLC is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Task Force Tips LLC that we evaluate qualified applicants and not to discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, familial status and other legally protected characteristics in its hiring decisions and employment policies, as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Act (I.C. 22-9, 1), Title VI and VII (Civil Rights Act of 1964), the Equal Pay Act of 1973, and any other applicable law. Click here to View PolicyTask Force Tips LLC offers reasonable accommodation in the employment process for individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation with Human Resources at any time.

Keywords: Task Force Tips, Gary , Associate Buyer, Other , Valparaiso, Indiana

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