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Production Buyer

Date: Oct 24, 2021

Location: Roseville, MN, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Job Summary:

The Production Buyer, reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, is responsible for supply of direct components, troubleshooting shortages, and managing inventory to drive improvement in customer OTD.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage the full purchasing cycle including generating requisitions, maintaining purchase orders, goods receipt, and payment using Oracle and ASCP.
  • Optimize inventory investment to provide target service levels at lowest cost.
  • Manage supplier performance, provide supplier feedback, and manage corrective actions.
  • Identify short parts, troubleshoot, and drive corrective actions.
  • Identify trends and reoccurring issues and recommend counter measures.
  • Effectively manage excess and obsolete inventories.
  • Identify and manage risk to supply and delivery of customer orders.
  • Develop relationships with assigned suppliers.
  • Work with accounts payable to investigate and resolve invoice issues.
  • Engage teams in other departments or divisions of the organization to address delivery issues.
  • Actively communicate to internal and external cross-functional teams (customer service, planning, engineering, QA, suppliers) to ensure timely distribution of information for assigned parts.
  • Support quoting process with suppliers as needed.
  • Maintain Oracle master data for suppliers and SKUs.
  • Plan and schedule production using methods for lean scheduling.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in supply chain, engineering, or technical discipline with 5+ years experience in purchasing, or Associate's Degree in supply chain, engineering, or technical discipline with 8+ years experience in purchasing
  • Proficient in the use of Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Oracle ERP experience
  • APICS CPIM or CSCP certified
  • Experience in high mix, low volume manufacturing environment
  • Experience with injection molding

Supervision: none

Travel: Less than 10%

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of tasks, responsibilities or duties.  Colder Products Company reserves the right to amend to meet legal, business and organizational requirements as necessary.

About CPC (Colder Products Company)

We are Colder Products Company, the industry leader in the design and manufacture of specialized quick disconnect couplings for the life sciences, industrial, and chemical handling markets.   Used around the world in a broad range of applications, connection technologies from Colder Products Company allow flexible tubing to be quickly and safely connected and disconnected, reducing spills and increasing safety.  Colder Products Company, a Dover company, is based in St. Paul with global offices and operations in Europe and Asia.

What Colder Products Company offers you:

Over 35 years of design innovation

Strong, consistent history of growth

Competitive compensation package

Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, life, LTD, 401(k), profit sharing and tuition reimbursement

Professional challenge

Positive and collaborative work environment

A business casual and team-oriented environment

The opportunity to make a significant impact in a growing organization with innovative technologies

A casual, friendly and fun workplace culture that respects your contributions

To learn more about CPC, we invite you to explore our website at http://www.cpcworldwide.com

Current available positions at CPC: http://www.cpcworldwide.com/About-CPC/Careers-/Jobs-Available

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives:
CPC is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any CPC employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of CPC. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.

CPC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristic.


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