Purchasing Agent

Overview

We are searching for a Purchasing Agent who will be responsible for planning, purchasing and management of raw material inventory for designated production lines. 

At Dorman Products we offer a very comprehensive benefits and compensation package to include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, tuition assistance, 401k with match, paid time off, and much more.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and an exceptional attention to detail
  • Experience with AS400 based MRP/ERP systems preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Excel and Access
  • Ability to work well within a team environment

 

Summary of Job Functions

  • Works closely with internal departments to build and maintain standard and custom manufacturing schedules
  • Monitors changes to schedule and makes appropriate purchasing decisions for raw material via MRP requirements and independent production schedules
  • Makes lead time, supplier selection, MOQ and replenishment decisions based on forecast and history
  • Thoroughly understands and facilitates replenishment decisions for complex buyer lines
  • Works with suppliers to build schedules for outside services
  • Reviews past due reports, expediting reports, and confirmed order reports to resolve supply issues
  • Solicits quotes, negotiates pricing, credit terms and stocking programs with vendors
  • Generate purchase orders and vendor contracts based on company requirements
  • Assists in deploying strategies/systems to ensure raw material inventory are within acceptable tolerances
  • Create, run and analyze reports to meet
  • Facilitates continuous replenishment programs (CRP). Ensures CRPs are meeting goals. Recommends CRP changes to Supply Chain Manager
  • Assists with reviewing receiving, invoicing, and inventory discrepancies as needed
  • Hold Quarterly Business Reviews (QBR) with buyer line top ten suppliers

 

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role. Dorman Products, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer; we value a combination of ideas, perspectives and cultures. EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V. www.DormanProducts.com

 

 

Dorman Products, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer; we value a combination of ideas, perspectives and cultures. EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.

www.DormanProducts.com