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Flow International


Date: 1 week ago
City: Kent, WA
Contract type: Full time
Flow International

General Purpose:
Provide site, and multi-site procurement support to secure required materials for Operations, Engineering, New Product Introduction, Services, 3PL and MRO needs.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Respond to ERP/MRP demand requests and* issue* purchase orders for needed materials to meet demand.

  • Manage suppliers on open orders, due dates, pricing, and quantities. Includes non-conforming material (NCR) returns or request for credit.

  • Responsible for supplier performance (Technology, Quality, Delivery, Reliability, Cost, Responsiveness)

  • Support the renewal of master supplier agreements including pricing and stocking levels.

  • Manage and update parts in ERP including lead times, safety stock, tier level and MOQ.

  • Responsible for maintaining inventory turns per organizations goals.

  • Participate in negotiation of pricing, supply chain efficiency projects

  • Ensure part/print compliance to Flow engineering requirements

  • Quickly identify and resolve issues to ensure timely identification and procurement of materials

  • Implement ECO’s including cost impact analysis, sending drawing, specs and RFQ’s to suppliers and setting up parts in ERP.

  • Respond to Accounts Payable inquires related to pricing and discrepancies.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:



  • Knowledge of materials management, supply chain, distribution, warehousing and purchasing.

  • Experience with custom, highly engineered components and assemblies.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated business and contract negotiation skills.

  • High level of analytical ability where problems are complex.

  • Good interpersonal skills to work effectively with others.

  • Ability to work independently on projects and function effectively in a team environment.

  • PC proficient, working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Microsoft Dynamics AX experience desired.

  • Ability to read engineering specification and drawings


Education and/or Training:



  • Two-year degree or equivalent experience or training is a plus.

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in purchasing/supply chain/transportation

  • Working knowledge of purchasing and supply chain concepts with APICS, CPIM, NAPM certification and/or association is a plus.


Additional Information


No Recruiters Please!
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We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Job Type: Full-time

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