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Buyer in Morris, MN at Westmor Industries

Date Posted: 2/4/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Morris, MN
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Company Description
One of the fastest growing private companies in America today, Westmor Industries, designs, manufactures and supports storage, transport and dispensing solutions for petroleum, propane and other liquids and gases. We are an energetic and entrepreneurial team passionate about stewardship, driven to innovate and embrace a culture of freedom that inspires care of customers and each other.

Job Description 
A Buyer is responsible for completing the following tasks:
  • Oversee the procurement and purchasing of items needed to support day–to–day operations for the corporation
  • Establish and maintain good working relationship with internal and external customers as well as suppliers
  • Establish and negotiate purchasing contracts and/or buying programs to attain the best overall value for every purchase
  • Seek out new sources of  items as needed
  • Technical understanding of assigned commodities
  • Remain current on economic, industrial, and other trends that affect market and prices
  • Establish and maintain planning factors within a MRP system
  • Control purchase order placement, confirmation, and tracking
  • Create and run reports to evaluate status of material requirements in relationship to a production schedule
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Applicable supply chain management experience preferred
  • Business or technical related degree preferred 
  • Understanding of:
    • Tolerances
    • Costing methods and their applications
    • Manufacturing capabilities and/or capacities
  • Petroleum equipment knowledge preferred
Expectations of Employees
  • Can uphold the company core values
  • Ability to build long term relationships
  • Ability to be a part of an effective team
  • Strong work ethic 
  • Attention to detail
Traits of Successful Employees
  • Organizational skills
  • Professional and effective communication, both written and orally
  • Must be a team player and contribute to continuous improvement with in the purchasing department
  • Ability to assemble and quickly analyze data to make purchasing decisions
  • Able to use Windows-based software
  • Emphasis on Excel proficiency
  • Mechanically inclined
    Employee Benefits
    • Weekly paycheck
    • Boot reimbursements up to $125
    • Medical insurance - company covers 75% of premiums
    • Dental and vision insurance
    • Paid vacation 
    • Company paid life insurance
    • 401K retirement account with 5% company match
    • On the spot bonuses up to $100
    Location3 Development Drive Morris, MN 56267