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.


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

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_Shape Technologies Group and our companies operate as an equal opportunity employer. Per regulations, any reasonable accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities will be provided. If you require disability related accommodations, please inform Human Resources. All personal information that is collected will remain private and confidential.

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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