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Buyer in Lewisville, TX at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

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Job Description

Four Seasons, Temperature Control Division of Standard Motor Products, has a Buyer position open at our Lewisville, Texas location. 
As a key and highly visible member of our Purchasing Department, you will negotiate and coordinate all activities related to procurement, international and domestic, of selected commodities for OE/OES and aftermarket business segments with intent to purchase through delivery while maintaining appropriate inventory levels to support business needs.

  • Analyze the requirements of the commodity, including preliminary specifications, preferred supplier, lead-times, and date commodity is needed.
  • Issue and monitor existing purchase orders for delivery to meet business needs.
  • Effectively communicate with domestic and international suppliers.
  • Effectively communicate with customer service for specific OE and OES customer requirements. 
  • Coordinate appropriate method to distribute commodity in a cost effective manner.
  • Effectively coordinate with our Product Development Department to select suppliers based on quality, cost, lead-time and service.
  • Participate in negotiations with suppliers.
  • Research and implement opportunities to reduce cost of products and/or services.
  • Coordinate and make necessary arrangements for processing discrepant items/materials for proper disposition. Issue replacement purchase orders as required on returned items and materials.
  • Maintain timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other documents to assure accurate retention of records.

Job Requirements

To qualify, you must have a Bachelor’s Degree and two or more year’s related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in a high volume international setting.  The ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and excellent interpersonal, oral/written communication and problem solving skills are also essential.  Candidate must be proficient in MS Excel.  Knowledge of JDEdwards ERP system or other ERP systems including MRP preferred.

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