Supply Chain Procurement
Job Posting Title:
The Lancaster Ready-to-Eat Cereal Plant, a TreeHouse Private Brands site, is currently looking for an MRO Buyer to join our maintenance team. This is an opportunity to join a recognized and growing company within the food manufacturing industry. We are offering a competitive compensation package for this position, including benefits (health, vision and dental) and 401(k). The MRO Buyer reports to the Maintenance Planner and is responsible for coordinating the purchase and replenishment of indirect (non-product related) supplies to support the Lancaster facility in accordance with established purchasing agreements, policies and procedures. The MRO Buyer works closely with the maintenance team and the Team Leaders for equipment parts requirements.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Supports the Lancaster plant indirect plant purchases
Prepare, solicit and analyze bid requests for indirect supplies and services
Identify and evaluate new supplier candidates
Evaluates existing supplier performances
Work with purchasers from other plants/divisions to develop and maintain corporate purchasing standards
Evaluate stock levels and inactive stock
Participate in corporate initiatives to aggregate indirect spend
Track repair material expenses against the budget
JDE Work Order System
Facilitate/Initiate Continuous Improvement initiatives
Assist in tracking project expenditures as needed
Crosstrain - Storeroom receiving knowledge, Operations Support and Buyer backup
Support storeroom operation procedures that will serve to remove obstacles for he maintenance personnel and promote equipment uptime.
Experience & Skills:
JDE and Ariba Processing systems
Knowledge of Plant equipment
Ability to interact with vendors and plant personnel from all departments
Good communication skills
Able to work with minimal supervision within a team environment.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Associate Degree in a technical field preferred.
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