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Senior Purchaser

Company: Johns Manville Corp
Location: Tucson
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Johns Manville is currently seeking a Purchaser for the Tucson, Arizona plant.

The Purchaser's role is to maintain effective and efficient procurement and delivery of raw, pack, and/or MRO materials to the manufacturing facility. The responsibilities of the position also entail coordinating and managing materials while maintaining plant inventory levels.

Applicants can expect to make between $75,000 to $102,000 upon hire. Pay within this range will vary based upon relevant experience, skills, and education among other factors. In addition, this position is eligible for a target incentive bonus under our variable incentive plan

Your Day to Day:

* Ensure uninterrupted and sustainable supply of raw materials to the plant
* Manage local service contracts and investigate low cost and effective delivery methods for maximum savings
* Manage -$13M in annual raw, pack and MRO spend
* Manage a small team (2-3 direct) reports
* Follow Corporate Global Procurement Practices and Procedures when making decisions concerning negotiating, sourcing, and contracting for all goods and services purchased for the plant
* Assist Corporate Supply Chain in sourcing initiatives as requested
* Manage plant inventory levels for raw material, packaging and MRO materials
* Develop and implement strategies for direct and indirect materials for plant that allow for continuous operations of manufacturing
* Mentor and train colleagues in system utilization, standard operating procedures and procurement methodologies
* Act as liaison with Supply Chain Sourcing managers and JM business units by executing the following tasks:
* Lead and support projects with multi-functional teams to qualify new suppliers
* Identify alternate materials, cost-efficient processes and ways to reduce physical inventory
* Eliminate obsolete equipment from plant and support initiatives for new product development
* May be required to perform other related duties as assigned.

What You Bring to the Team:

* Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5-10 years of plant buying and sourcing experience with a major company
* Understanding of inventory management concepts
* Strong people management skills
* Effective supplier negotiation skills
* Exceptional supplier relations management
* Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
* Analytical and conceptual thinking and the ability to work well in a high paced environment.
* Fundamental knowledge of contract development
* Fundamental knowledge of OSHA regulations
* Fundamental knowledge of ISO
* Strong competency within the purchasing module of an ERP system (SAP preferred).
* Experience in Microsoft Office products such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and SharePoint
* Minimal travel required (0 -- 10 days per year)
* Must be able to lift, carry, push or pull up to and including 25 pounds.
* Work environment is typical of an office setting at a manufacturing facility.

Why Johns Manville

Johns Manville is a proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, serving customers in more than 80 countries, supplying innovative products to the construction, aerospace, automotive, filtration and energy industries. With a more than 160-year legacy, we understand that our story continues to grow only with the right people saying, thinking and doing the right things. Make your story our story.

Johns Manville believes diversity and inclusion in our workplace is critical for the long-term success of our company. We are committed to retaining, developing and attracting a diverse workforce that fosters an inclusive work environment in which all employees are treated with dignity and respect. This is the right thing to do for our employees, our company and our communities.

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