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Company: Dover Precision Components
Location: Odessa
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Dover Precision Components is hiring a Buyer for our Cook Compression brand. We deliver performance- critical solutions for rotating and reciprocating machinery across several markets, including oil & gas. This position is located at our Odessa, TX facility. We offer competitive pay and benefits, and the ability to be a key contributor on our Supply Chain team within our growing and innovative company! -WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Ensures continuous supply of assigned components to support customer service goals, minimize the total landed cost of material, and optimize company's cash flow.
  • Evaluates and acts upon the demand requirements and Kanban levels for assigned commodities.
  • Generates and adjusts purchase orders and/or shop work orders to support production schedules. - -Effectively communicates areas of concern to appropriate departments, individuals and/or suppliers. Inputs, maintains, and adjusts records or transactions to ensure system validity.
  • Prepares and presents recommendations for improvement opportunities and alternative courses of action to supply chain/value stream leaders. Supports purchasing management in activities such as price benchmarking, vendor management, process analysis, market and industry research, and model building.
  • Consistently applies purchasing policies, procedures, and processes. Conducts contract negotiations. Gathers information and provides input on larger contracts. Manages loading and retrieving of legal and compliance documents into applicable storage systems.
  • Proactively identifies and takes appropriate corrective actions to prevent material shortages. Expedites materials as required and provides accurate material status information to other departments and site management.
  • Objectively measures and communicates supplier performance to support supply chain continuous improvement efforts. - -Interfaces with Suppliers, Quality, Strategic Sourcing, Customer Service, Sales, and Engineering to quickly resolve quality, delivery or cost issues.
  • Drives increases in inventory turns, reduce cycle times, and improved Customer OTD by developing, implementing, and managing pull-based material replenishment processes, including, but not limited to Kanban cards, vendor managed inventory and supplier consignments.
  • Works closely with the Value Stream, Commodity Management, Manufacturing, and Engineering teams to proactively identify, prioritize and complete resourcing and supplier development projects.
  • Supports resourcing and out-sourcing projects by proactively planning materials to ensure uninterrupted flow of product to customers as required.
  • Provides effective support to new product introduction teams, proposal development and subcontracting opportunities as they develop.
  • Ensures quick resolution of shipping discrepancies, receiving errors, and invoice errors, and authorizes inventory adjustments related to demand order fulfillment such as purchase orders, transfer orders and job orders. - -Coordinates adjustments to ship dates or quantities on open purchase orders as necessary.
  • Works to eliminate excess and obsolete parts and rationalize similar parts.
  • Exhibits a spirit of cooperation throughout the supply chain to ensure responsiveness to the customer.
    -WHAT YOU'LL BRING
    • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, supply chain or related field or equivalent work experience in purchasing.
    • 5+ years' experience in procurement, supply chain, inventory related roles, preferably within manufacturing environment.
    • Excellent analytical, problem solving/decision making skills; ability to make timely, effective, fact-based decisions.
    • Strong technical skills with MS Excel and data analysis skillset and MRP/ERP experience. Other skills preferred: MS Project, Power Bi, Syteline.
    • Knowledge of supplier component qualification processes and performance management practices, including supplier scorecards and performance metrics.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to perform and produce results in multifunctional teams in a dynamic work environment. -Proven ability to develop collaborative relationships and influence up, down, and across organizational lines. - -ALSO GREAT IF YOU BRING/ PREFERENCES
      • Direct experience working in high mix, low volume manufacturing environment with quick turn repairs.
      • Prior experience implementing and managing a Kanban or pull system approach to component flow.
      • Direct experience implementing lean concepts (Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen Leadership, 5S, etc.).
      • CPIM, CSCP, Lean Manufacturing and Six-Sigma Green Belt certifications highly desirable. - -DOVER PRECISION COMPONENTSDover Precision Components 'DPC' ('the Company') is part of Dover Corporation's ('the Parent Company') Pumps and Process solutions segment. DPC holds market leading positions globally and delivers performance-critical solutions across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. We design and manufacture mission-critical equipment components to deliver more affordable, cleaner energy solutions and enable manufacturers to operate more efficiently. -WE DELIVER CUSTOMER SUCCESS---Dover Precision -Components delivers products and services that enhance performance, improve safety, reduce carbon emissions, -and accelerate clean energy adoption, through collaborative Customer relationships, expert engineering, and an innovative culture. Our strong Company portfolio is comprised of long products and services offered under Cook Compression, Cook Mechanical Field Services, Waukesha Bearings, Waukesha Magnetic Bearings, Inpro/Seal, Bearings Plus, and FW Murphy Production Controls. Our global footprint reaches more than twelve locations in the Americas and more than six locations in Europe and China. -BUILDING POTENTIAL. SUSTAINING PERFORMANCE. BOOSTING FUTURES.We are diligent in recognizing our employees' needs and providing an enriching experience through professional developmental opportunities. Our authentic, collaborative company culture, combined with a competitive suite of health and welfare offerings, emulates who we are. #LI-AS6

Keywords: Dover Precision Components, Odessa , Buyer, Other , Odessa, Texas

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