Master Halco, the largest manufacturer/distributor of fencing products, has an immediate opportunity for a Purchasing Specialist. The Purchasing Specialist is responsible for managing the supplier relationships for assigned commodities, monitoring DRP reports for inventory requirements, placing of purchase orders in a timely matter, monitoring of open purchase orders to insure timely delivery/ dating is correct and performance and corrective actions of suppliers.
1.) Review materials requirement and placement of purchase orders and resolve any discrepancies.
2.) Monitor open purchase order commitments.
3.) Maintain the Purchasing system with current supplier schedule data.
4.) Analyze and communicate with suppliers on corrective actions for problem areas and follow-up measures to ensure completion.
5.) Develop & implement cost saving ideas.
6.) Track milestones for assigned commodities and take actions to meet schedules.
1.) Two (2) years of purchasing experience.
2.) Excellent computer skills are necessary, along with good analytical skills.
3.) Must have strong customer service and quality orientation. Good verbal, presentation and negotiation skills.
Why Join Master Halco?
Master Halco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Master Halco is fully committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on race, gender, religion, age, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information and other non-merit factors. All persons shall be afforded equal employment opportunity at Master Halco
Master Halco prohibits discrimination in all aspects of its personnel policies, program practices and operations and relationships with employees and applicants, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring and merit promotion. Master Halco promotes programs of affirmative recruitment and employment at all levels of Master Halco. Master Halco subscribes to, and will implement to the full extent, all applicable laws that promote equality of opportunity.
Master Halco welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons. Master Halco is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within Master Halco.