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Powell Industries, Inc. Buyer in North Canton, Ohio


· Adhere to Powell Safety Rules

· Ensure Purchase Orders are placed on time and in accordance with Powell’s Grant of Authority guidelines

· Adjust supplier delivery schedules as required to support our customer's schedule changes and communicate the status of all shortages and expedite PO’s as required

· Control the costs by avoiding cost increases and implementing cost savings projects

· Improve the Performance of our Supply chain by developing action plans for our worst performing suppliers to either improve their delivery or exit them as a supplier

· Ensure the information on our PO’s is accurate to ensure Suppliers Invoices get processed efficiently upon receipt

· Promptly disposition Non-Conforming Material back to our Suppliers to minimize any and all schedule delays

· Maintain the Purchasing information contained within Oracle (Lead Times, Pricing, MOQ’s, etc)

· Other Duties as Assigned

Job Requirements

· Bachelor’s Degree Required

· APICS Certification Preferred (CPIM / CSCP)

· Minimum 5 years in a manufacturing environment (Engineered to Order Environment Preferred)

· Demonstrated Analytical and Root Cause determination skills.

· Strong oral and written communication skills.

· Computer Skills – ERP, Microsoft Office, Supplier Portals

· High level of Customer Focus (both internal and external)

· Travel may be required


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