Date: Mar 6, 2023

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Belvac is the world leader in the design and production of continuous motion rotary machinery. We provide beverage canmakers with high-speed trimming, necking, base reprofiling and reforming, shaping, bottom rim coating, flanging and inspection technology. Over the years, we have been responsible for numerous advances in canmaking technology. This technology has enabled our customers to steadily increase line speeds and improve quality and productivity, while significantly reducing materials costs.  Belvac was founded in 1962 in Lynchburg Virginia. Philosophies of quality, pride, craftsmanship, and work ethic set extremely high standards and quickly drove Belvac to become the world leader in its industry revolutionizing many manufacturing processes.   For over forty years Belvac has turned innovative ideas into world class machinery.  Serving both the Can Making and Plastics industry.sts.

General Function: 

Responsible for daily review of MRP requirements and purchase order placement to ensure procured materials are available to meet production and shipping schedules. Creating and distributing PO’s, monitoring PO status and reporting of  status  independently. Provide information and support to Manufacturing, Production Control/Planning, Sales and Engineering. 


Primary Responsibilities:


  • Create and distribute Purchase Orders for assigned components and capable of consolidation in MRP as needed.
  • Responsible for on-time delivery of all purchase orders placed.
  • Ensure purchase order conformations are received for all purchase orders.
  • Expedite / De-expedite orders to meet changing needs in delivery requirements.
  • Act as liaison between Supplier and Belvac.
  • Responsible for disposition and return/disposal of Non-conforming Purchase Parts under buyer code.
  • Monitor supplier pricing changes and coordinate with Commodity Manager / Global Sourcing to minimize cost impact.
  • Monitor and recommend changes to safety stock, minimum order quantities, and lot size order by part or commodity.
  • Responsible for timely distribution and research necessary, with follow through for all ECO’s received, and Add/delete reactions.  Expected to provide cost impact and inventory impact of Add/Deletes, as well as recommendations for disposal, and back-up for proper scrap disbursement.
  • The ability to create programs, monitor performance, and report results of activities to Manager..
  • Understand and use Inventory, Manufacturing, Engineering and Financial systems.
  • Aid in achieving cost savings targets while meeting inventory turn requirements.  



· Bachelor of Science in Business or related business degree

  • APICS or SCM certification a plus.


Experience (must):

  • Minimum 2-5 years purchasing experience
  • A detailed understanding of basic production control/planning (MRP) Microsoft Business Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


Experience (nice to have):

  • International purchasing experience a plus
  • Experience with purchasing technical  / machined parts


Skills and Abilities:

  • Initiative: Identify what needs to be done & complete before being asked
  • Problem Solving: Identify problems and use good judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives and make recommendations
  • Critical Thinking Skills: Analyze, draw conclusions & makes recommendations based on data
  • Attention to Detail: Complete tasks with a concern for all the details involved; monitor and check work to meet high standards. Is thorough and conscientious
  • Service Excellence or Responsiveness: Meet and exceed expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. Consistently show a passion for getting things done and meeting commitments

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.

Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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