Barnes Industrial, Force and Motion Control (FMC) seeks a talented self-driven and highly energetic candidate to serve as Purchasing Analyst. The Purchasing Analyst is responsible for analyzing data in the ERP system and placing purchase orders to the best cost and lead time option supplier. The Analyst is responsible for ensuring the correct inventory levels are maintained at each global location to support high customer on time delivery, while at the same time ensuring inventory values are within the targets for their commodities.
Manage the inventory position for selected commodities and develop relationships with assigned suppliers.
Analyze and act on purchase recommendations generated by the ERP systems. This includes generating Purchase Orders, communicating PO's to suppliers, receiving acknowledgements, and performing PO maintenance as needed.
Responsible for item setup within ERP system to drive accurate system suggestions for purchases and ensure correct costs are captured
Manage IVR / obsolete / excess inventory
Take an active role in communicating service and inventory issues across departments and with management.
Gather department data and for the report out of metrics on a weekly or monthly basis to a cross functional team
Issue and manage purchase orders to approved suppliers, negotiating costs and delivery schedules as needed.
Approximately less than 10% travel is required for (but not limited to) supplier visits, etc.
Perform other tasks and/or projects as assigned by Supply Chain Leadership.
Following Barnes Group Code of Ethics and Values
Detail Oriented - Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Leader - Inspires teammates to follow them
Functional Expert - Considered a thought leader on a subject
Ability to Make an Impact - Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
Self-Starter - Inspired to perform without outside help
Bachelors of Supply Chain Management (preferred)
Licenses & Certifications
APICS CPIM (preferred)
MS Word (preferred)
MS Access (preferred)
MS Excel (preferred)
Communications Verbal (preferred)
Communications Written (preferred)
41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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