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Senior Buyer/Planner

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

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: Task Force Tips is an innovative and established manufacturer of firefighting equipment for municipal, military, and industrial clients around the globe. TFT is searching for an experienced Senior Buyer/Planner who is responsible for purchasing materials, supplies and services for the TFT plant. This is a full-time position working Monday-Friday from 8AM-5PM. Essential functions of the position include qualifying suppliers, evaluating quotes, negotiating prices and terms, and purchasing quality products and services following the internal policies and procedures of the Supply Chain department. Additionally, the Senior Buyer/Planner is responsible for tracking purchases, monitoring vendor quality and maintaining an updated database of vendor information. This position reports to the Director of Supply Chain. Task Force Tips is part of Madison Industries, one of the largest and most successful privately held companies in the world, and our mission is to make the world safer, healthier and more productive by creating innovative solutions that deliver outstanding customer value.View our video.....TFT, a Firefighter Legacy on Vimeo Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain supplier relationships.
  • Support the qualification of new and/or current suppliers.
  • Secures and evaluate quotes from suppliers.
  • Create and track Purchase Orders for all the materials, supplies, services and/or tools needed by the plant.
  • Responsible for planning raw materials requirements, based on usage and current demand.
  • Create new vendors in the company's computer system.
  • Complete purchasing information for the new part numbers in the company's computer system.
  • Maintain data that affects the company's computer system functionality such as lead-time, reorder points, safety stock, etc.
  • Cooperate and assist TFT Receiving and Accounts Payable.
  • Timely review of non-conforming material received from the vendors; execute material return when is needed.
  • Create and/or update internal procedures, work instructions and formats needed by the department.
  • Work closely with all other plant departments and department heads to insure material and supplies needs are met on time.
  • Minimizes cost and disruption to Operations caused by purchasing activities.
  • Participate in site leadership activities including safety, continuous improvement and cost saving projects.
  • Other responsibilities as needed/directed by the Supply Chain Director. Experience & Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, business or related field required.
    • 5+ years of purchasing experience required in a manufacturing environment.
    • Previous experience using some type of MRP/ERP system highly desirable.
    • Ability to handle multiple priorities and remain focused and organized.
    • Ability to prepare accurate, effective, complete, and easily understood written communications and reports for internal and external users.
    • Advanced computer skills and ability to compile and present information and data utilizing Microsoft Office.
    • Ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
    • Able to perform routine tasks and deliverables with minimal supervision.
    • Work typically carried out in an office environment and operating plant environment.
    • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 poundsWe 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 , Senior Buyer/Planner, Other , Valparaiso, Indiana

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