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Posted by Kelly Dillon on May 09, 2006 at 10:15:36:
Inventory Control and Purchasing Manager Job Description
From the President:
There are jobs and there are opportunities. With this said, it is important to understand that opportunities require much more commitment, dedication, talents, and engagement. Due to our recent growth and future growth potential, we have a career opportunity for an individual that possesses the talent and leadership capabilities and is ready to engage. We have high expectations! We are very selective about who we invite to join our team. We interview thoroughly. We do formal assessments. We want to know who you are at work and outside of work in order to maximize your chance of success with EnergyLogic. This is all because we value our culture, our standards, our expectations, and most importantly, our people. Therefore, we would ask you to carefully consider our comments relative to your interests, experience, and desire to succeed.
Thank you for your consideration.
EnergyLogic, located in Nashville, TN, is a rapidly growing manufacturer of a specialized line of industrial heaters and boiler products that burn used oil as its fuel source. This is an emerging technology that has experienced significant growth in recent years and will continue to expand at even greater rates. EnergyLogic has enjoyed growth rates much greater than the industry itself. Our industry leading technology has enabled us to patent all of our key system components. EnergyLogic products are marketed to the vehicle and equipment service sector of automotive, equipment, transportation, fleet operators, municipalities, etc The products are primarily sold through distributors for the North American market.
Roles & Responsibilities
Purchase all materials, components, and supplies to ensure uninterrupted production flow.
Meet or exceed budget targets for total inventory, inventory turns, and inventory losses.
Establish a formal cycle counting program.
Find new sources for existing products to assist in cost and lead time reduction and to meet seasonal production demand.
Work with suppliers to optimize the quality, cost, and delivery equation.
Aggressively track critical shipments and communicate results to manufacturing.
Lead efforts to monitor inbound quality.
Establish formal inventory controls for receiving, stock removal, and inventory adjustments.
Implement a formal MRP system to be used in the production planning and buying process.
3+ year track record of success working in purchasing and inventory management in a manufacturing environment.
Experience in Kan Ban management, lean manufacturing, or six sigma.
Outstanding analytical, communication, and PC skills.
Detail oriented, highly organized, and able to juggle multiple priorities.
Must be able to work in a normal industrial environment including the ability to operate a computer, as well as other office and industrial equipment. The ability to safely drive an automobile and to lift and carry up to 25 pounds. Minimal travel by airplane, and automobile or other modes of public transportation.
Other Helpful Experience
Ability to set up global sourcing relationships.
Exposure to metal purchasing and fabrication.
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