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Buyer in Morris, MN at Westmor Industries

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Morris, MN
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Company Description
At Westmor Industries we engineer, manufacture, and support for the truck and trailer industry. Our guiding core values are strong work ethic, integrity, long-term relationships, and culture of opportunity!

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
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
  • 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
Employee Benefits
  • Weekly Paycheck
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Leave Time 
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Account


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