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Division: Parker Hannifin

% of Travel Required: 10-20%

Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Relocation Pay: Maybe
Job Description:

Position Summary:
Position manages the daily activities of the procurement of raw materials, parts, equipment and operating supplies required for production of the Division's products. Responsible for embracing and driving lean enterprise systems throughout the procurement process.

*At the discretion of the division this position may or may not include supervisory responsibility.

Position will directly report to the Supply Chain Manager or the Sourcing & Procurement Manager, and will supervise the Sourcing Specialist and Buyer classifications.

Essential Functions:
Manages the activities of the Division's purchases of raw materials, supplies, equipment or services. Identifies raw material requirements from production specifications, operational schedules and engineering quality requirements. Determines the most cost efficient and reliable materials needed for the manufacturing process.

Establishes preferred supplier selection criteria based on supplier evaluations of price, quality, delivery, certifications, and compliance with governmental procurement regulations. Promotes and uses strategic suppliers.

Interviews, selects and negotiates with suppliers in response to material requirements/cost issues. Establishes procedures to leverage the company's position. Ensures purchasing strategy reflects the consistent utilization of local suppliers vs. Group strategic suppliers.

Works with suppliers to develop and manage continuous improvement programs, addressing quality, delivery, service as well as price.

Develops standard/automated re-order procedures. Will develop crisis management and supplier backup contingency programs.

Develops and benchmarks best practices among the Divisions suppliers and maintain accurate measurements and records for evaluation of suppliers.

Ensures purchases and capital expenditures are consistent with Division strategies and within department budgets.

Responsible for integrating the Division with electronic interfacing throughout the purchasing function.

Job Requirement:

-Minimum of 5- 7 years purchasing/managerial experience.

-4 year college degree in business, engineering, or materials management required with certification in supply chain management preferred.

-Possess analytical and technical skills required to understand business practices and recommend proper automation opportunities.

-Must have functional understanding of cost accounting and adapt to practical application.

-Must have advanced computer skills and be able to understand the electronic processing.

-Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external contacts.

Must be an innovator and embrace lean enterprises principles and practices.

Previous experience managing direct reports and/or strong desire to obtain a management role in the future is required.

Experienced and knowledgeable in the commodities of motors and castings is strongly preferred.

Previous experience utilizing MSSv is strongly preferred.

Parker employs more than 52,000 people in 48 countries around the world. The company operates 316 manufacturing plants, producing 800,000 products for 452,000 global customers. Parker's distribution network is the largest in its industry, with some 13,000 distributor, wholesale and retail locations. For more information, visit the company's web site.

Parker is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V). Due to Parker Oildyne's military contractor status, applicants must be either a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident of the United States, and must provide evidence of citizenship or immigration status upon applying for the position.

Parker is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).

LocationNew Hope, MN
CountryUnited States of America
Employment AgencyParker Hannifin
Posted Date05/24/2011 18:34:12
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