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Date: Jun 15, 2024

Location: Eagle Rock, VA, US, 24085

Company: Dover Corporation

MAAG Pump Systems, Automatik Plastics Machinery, Maag Gala Industries, Reduction Engineering Scheer, Ettlinger, AMN, and Witte – seven successful and well-experienced companies have joined forces to become the global partner for the polymer industry. As a manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing, and filtration systems, and pulverizers we offer top-grade equipment for your demanding requirements – not only for polymer applications but also for the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and food industries

Main position objectives

This position is to monitor objectives and make sure deliverables are met in time with customer needs. The position's main objective is to make sure we are getting the best price for the product with not only effective communication with the customer but also effective communication with all the departments throughout.

Position description – Tasks, responsibilities, competencies

  • Monitors milestone/ timeline dates for spare parts to ensure customer delivery date is met by communicating with aftermarket, engineering, and manufacturing departments for open points.
  • Monitors Backlog/Open orders report for status and delivery of components
  • Monitors OTD and implement improvement.
  • Collaborate with Purchasing and Vendor Base ensuring timely accurate delivery with accurate pricing.
  • Vendor Negotiations as needed.
  • Manage On-time Delivery Requirements by monitoring delivery and expediting parts and components.
  • Issuing of Purchase Orders as required
  • Familiar with purchasing business aspects (RFP’s, quotes, vendor sourcing, etc…). International experience is a benefit.
  • Develop and assist in administering strategies to achieve performance objectives relating to quality, cost and materials availability.
  • Cost reduction strategies, aggressive negotiator, change agent. Out of the box, forward thinker.
  • Experience in raw materials, metal fabrication, electrical components, and industrial spend categories.
  • Project management purchasing a benefit.

The incumbent considers all interests of quality, accident prevention, and occupational safety as well as environmental safety in a preventive manner within his scope of responsibility and supports the avoidance of damages to people, facilities, assets, materials, and the environment actively.

The incumbent is obliged to perform tasks requested by management that relate to his position scope or arise from company needs. This job description reflects the current status and, the right to make changes reserved.


Job Specification

Education (area of studies, Management, IT etc.)


  • High school diploma or equivalent with three years of experience in the field.
  • Technical training or certification is a plus


  • Associate degree or higher

Professional experience (description incl. No. of years)


  • 4 years of purchasing experience
  • 2 years of procurement or Similar Position  
  • Strong aptitude and working knowledge in MRP system(s), preferably Syteling/CSI.


  • 2 years of Spare Parts
  • 2 years of Production Scheduling/ Planning

Interpersonal skills and behavioral competencies


  • Attention to detail
  • Strong Negotiation skills – 2 years minimum
  • Strong Written and Verbal Communication Skills
  • Strong Analytical and Strategic skills
  • Successful Communication and teamwork in all departments


  • Value Engineering experience

Travel frequency in %

(e.g. 1 week per month = 25%)    5-10%







Work Arrangement : Onsite  

Salary Range :    -   

We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

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.

Job Function : Manufacturing & Operations

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

Job Segment: Purchasing, Procurement, Buyer, Chemical Engineer, Project Manager, Finance, Operations, Engineering, Technology

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