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Date: May 8, 2021

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: Dover Corporation

PSG is a global pump and dispensing solution expert and leading manufacturer of pumps, systems and related flow-control technology for the safe and efficient transfer of critical and valuable fluids and materials. Headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA, PSG is comprised of several world-class brands, including Abaque™, All-Flo, Almatec®, Blackmer®, Ebsray®, EnviroGear®, Griswold®, Hydro Systems, Mouvex®, Neptune™, Quattroflow™ and Wilden®. PSG products are manufactured on three continents, North America, Europe and Asia, in state-of-the-art facilities that practice lean manufacturing and are ISO-certified. PSG is part of the Pumps and Process Solutions segment of Dover Corporation. For additional information on PSG, please visit psgdover.com. PSG: Where Innovation Flows.
 
We are an organization on the move, always looking for talented and ambitious people with a desire to help us grow our business. We thrive on winning and being number one. PSG offers a unique combination of the both small company atmosphere: with an ownership mindset that allows you to make close-to-the-customer decisions; an innovative approach in seeing beyond what is possible today and entrepreneurial spirit in the pursuit of new opportunities;  combined with benefits of a large company’s scale, tools, career planning and financial strength of Dover. Join PSG, a growing global company where your curiosity, hard work and ambition is rewarded with exceptional career opportunities in a friendly & fast paced environment. Welcome aboard!

PSG is part of the Pumps and Process Solutions segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 23,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible.

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Buyer/Planner will manage day to day supply chain initiatives and activities for multiple commodities in accordance with the strategic business requirements set forth by the Operations department.  The successful candidate will be responsible for all tactical aspects of supply chain including day to day ordering of materials, management of MRP planning parameters, communication, and issue resolution with suppliers, improving supplier performance, and management of inventory investment and turnover.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

  • Complete the required daily routine of MRP actions and associated analysis, problem solving, and reporting to maintain timely flow of purchased material and communication regarding delivery dates
  • Maintain accurate system data for all purchase and planning parameters including lead-times, price, lot sizes, minimums, and multiples
  • Actively seek alternate sources or substitutions to proactively solve material availability issues while seeking to optimize lead-time, price, and inventory investment
  • Negotiate pricing and commercial terms with suppliers to drive a favorable total cost solution
  • Proactively manage suppliers and shipments to optimize freight consolidation program 
  • Analyze slow moving inventory to access root cause, identify rework/substitution opportunities, identify solutions, and most cost-effective actions for disposition
  • Provides Phase In/Phase Out planning for new product introductions with regard to demand planning, material planning, inventory ramp-up (or ramp-down) for optimal consumption of working capital investment
  • Develops close working relationships will all suppliers
  • Be the point person for supplier’s commercial and/or technical questions and requests
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives within the department and organization as required
  • Work cross functionally with Operations, Quality, Engineering, Receiving, Finance, Sales and Customer Service to share information on current business issues and meet company demands
  • Other duties as assigned by management. 

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Required: Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Operations, or a related field
  • 3-5 years of proven experience as a buyer in a manufacturing environment
  • APICS and/or ISM certification is preferred
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced high mix manufacturing environment
  • Commodity experience in purchasing plastics, packaging materials, metal stampings, subassemblies, and electronics
  •  Proficient in MS Office, including MS Excel. Oracle Experience is preferred
  • Proficient with utilization of MPR, ERP, and material optimization theories
  • Previous experience with demand planning or forecasting is preferred.
  • ability to travel and work flexible hours as needed

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Ohio : Cincinnati || Americas : United States : Ohio : Lebanon || Americas : United States : Ohio : West Chester

Sub Division : North America

Job Requisition ID : 36670


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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