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Sr. Buyer

Company: Ametek, Inc.
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary: The Senior Buyer position is responsible for procurement activities of electronic components, fabricated parts, and assemblies to support manufacturing of programmable power supplies in a high-mix environment. Ensures materials are delivered on time and to schedule and within the guidelines of company supply chain strategies. Essential Functions/Responsibilities: --- Ensure materials required to meet business requirements are available when required --- Control inventory levels in keeping with Company goals and procedures --- Purchase Order management - PO creation and maintenance in Oracle system, send POs to suppliers, PO acknowledgement by supplier, PO tracking, ensure POs are closed after delivery, audit open POs to ensure timely receipt, and address any outstanding POs --- Prepare and communicate data & reports of purchasing relative subjects with suppliers and internal partners including but not limited to Forecast, Open PO Report, OTD reports and MRP Pegging Report etc. --- Communicate with suppliers and internal partners to effectively resolve issues or discrepancies in a timely manner ---Negotiate price of purchased material --- Challenge and influence non-conforming and/or underperforming Suppliers --- Direct the disposition of any and all issues impeding the flow of materials required to meet business demands --- Determine optimal supply chain strategy at a tactical level for all parts ---Establish optimal supplier base working through the Commodity Managers. ---Establish optimal supply chain arrangement for each and every component requirement. ---Interpret MRP output and place purchase orders. ---Implement supply chain strategy through Warehousing and Planning at the part number level of detail. ---Trouble shoot supply chain issues and implement corrective action. ---Respond to daily shortage report. ---Purchase order administration and follow-up. ---Process supplier returns and replacements. --- Assist Accounts Payable in resolving related issues --- Complete tasks and special projects as assigned

AMETEK is a highly technical manufacturing company made up of 40 industry leading companies. Our mission is to solve our customers' most challenging problems with differentiated technology solutions. We employee 18,000 colleagues in more than 30 countries. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit www.ametek.com for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866) 263-8359.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Keywords: Ametek, Inc., Waukegan , Sr. Buyer, Other , Waukegan, Illinois

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