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Senior Buyer

Company: Mickey Truck Bodies
Location: High Point
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSenior Buyer Do you have at least 5 years of procurement experience related to aluminum or steel parts? Are you interested in a 100% on-site position with a family run company? If you said yes to these questions Mickey Truck Bodies has a Buyer job for you!Mickey Truck Bodies is a premier manufacturer of state-of-the-art bodies and trailers and specially engineered vehicles sold in over 50 countries around the world. The innovative product line-up is prevalent in industries such as food & beverage, vending, propane, rental trucks, emergency & rescue, battery, oil & natural gas, and data storage. The company operates a total of 500,000 square feet of manufacturing and fleet services space in 4 states with over 400 Mickey employees at these locations. Since it was founded in High Point, NC in 1904, Mickey has remained privately-owned and operated by the Mickey family, now in its 4th generation of ownership and leadership. Mickey Truck Bodies offers our Senior Buyers a competitive compensation and benefit package including:

  • Productivity and Performance Bonus
  • Paid Vacation Time
  • Medical (Employee cost share)
  • Dental (Employee cost share)
  • Vision Insurance (Employee cost share)
  • Wellness Plan with Incentives
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company Paid Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Company Paid Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Company Paid Basic Life Insurance with AD&D Policy
  • 401 K with Company Match Senior Buyer Summary: The Senior Buyer is responsible for purchasing material / services and assuring material availability as well as healthy inventory turns. Safety, Quality, Delivery and Productivity are the priorities in the supply chain. Additionally, the ability to optimize vendor relationships is valued. Appropriate RfQ's and cost negotiation are required. The Senior buyer also needs to maintain the planning data for assigned vendors and part #'s in the system. Expect a fast-paced environment and fact-based results are required.Senior Buyer Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
    • Follow the weekly / bi-weekly purchasing schedule and order cadence.
    • Plan and execute purchase orders, assure materials to operations.
    • Reschedules purchase orders as required by mix, schedule, and other changes; Expedite and Push-out or reschedule regularly.
    • Escalate to purchasing and company management to assure supply following guidelines and processes.
    • Monitors and expedites deliveries on assigned class or commodity groups.
    • Supervise a group of suppliers and secure targeted inventory turns.
    • Work with internal customers to understand business requirements and ensure compliance with company's procurement policies.
    • Analyze and evaluate quotations to recommend and implement cost negation strategies while assuring compliance within bid requirements.
    • Prepare facts and supporting documentation throughout the procurement process.
    • Resolve invoicing or receipt discrepancies.
    • Assist other procurement staff with identified projects and programs as needed.Senior Buyer Required Education, Knowledge & Skills:
      • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, may elect to consider applicants with equivalent 5 to 10 Years experience and/or a combination of experience/training/education in lieu of degree.
      • Minimum of 5+ years' experience in a directly related procurement, purchasing or supply chain.
      • Technical skills a plus; aluminum or steel parts and well as industrial assemblies
      • Experience holding vendors accountable.
      • Working knowledge and a thorough understanding of procurement processes and alternative replenishment methods
      • Effective priority and time management skills
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
      • Previous experience and/or proficiency in using ERP systems.
      • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and balance multiple priorities.
      • Must be able to communicate effectively at all levels throughout an organization internally and external to the company (i.e. - vendors).
      • Ability to work independently and within a team-oriented environment.
      • Ability to research, analyze data, and present fact-based conclusions.Senior Buyer Physical Requirements:
        • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to routinely sit, stand, walk, talk, and hear, use hands and fingers to keyboard, turn handles, feel, stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, crawl, reach, and stretch.
        • The employee occasionally moves around the office and enters the manufacturing areas.
        • Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
        • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 lbs.Work Environment:Manufacturing work environment that has frequent exposure to fumes or airborne particles, noise intensity level, proximity to moving mechanical parts and exposure to weather. Light to Moderate noise (i.e., business office with computers, phone, printers, light traffic, and manufacturing noise from adjoining wall plant) Ability to sit at a computer station for an extended period. Mickey Truck Bodies and Subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.Please note that we are currently not accepting applications from third party application services.

          Compensation details: 60000-73000 Yearly Salary


Keywords: Mickey Truck Bodies, High Point , Senior Buyer, Other , High Point, North Carolina

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