Procurement Specialist (Mechanics)

Date: Apr 27, 2021

Location: Warsaw, PL

Company: Dover Corporation

Markem-Imaje is a trusted world manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions, offering a full line of reliable and innovative inkjet, thermal transfer, laser, print and apply label systems. Markem-Imaje delivers fully integrated solutions that enable product quality and safety, regulatory and retailer compliance, better product recalls and improved manufacturing processes. Solaris Laser, part of Markem-Imaje, is a world-leading manufacturer of industrial Fiber and CO2 laser coding, marking, and engraving systems. We specialize in development of laser systems for Static and Dynamic product coding – while products are in movement.



Are you an effective Procurement Specialist looking for a new challenge in an international industrial environment? A person who understands MRP and has experience with purchasing of metal components in Central and Eastern Europe?


In this role you’ll be… responsible to secure the availability of a portfolio of direct mechanical materials for multiple lines of Solaris Laser and Markem-Imaje products distributed worldwide.

You’ll have an opportunity to… show your capability to build and manage a diverse material portfolio and collaborate with local and international suppliers to maximize
the inventory turns and material availability rates.

You should possess at least 3 years of experience as procurement officer or in a similar role in industrial manufacturing environment.


Principal Activities / Duties / Responsibilities:


• Lead the local procurement activities for mechanical items (sheet metal fabrication, machining, fasteners, etc.)
• Negotiate tactically terms & conditions independently within the mechanical category.
• Proactively manages contracts and processes supplier invoices
• Place orders to internal and external suppliers within agreed contract terms and inventory management policies.
• Monitor deliveries and order confirmations; pro-actively identify supply risks and perform mitigation actions to ensure supply continuity.
• Prepare, communicate and discuss monthly forecasts for external suppliers.
• Analyze supplier delivery performance and elaborate joined improvement plans.
• Define and deploy improvement initiatives to maximize inventory turns and material availability rate.


Education and/or Experience Required:


• 3+ years of related experience in purchasing, sourcing, or material planning role.
• Strong knowledge of ERP/MRP principles and systems.
• Experience buying across various metalworking commodity categories (machining, MRO, fabricated sheet metal, welded assemblies, surface finishing services, etc.)
• Technical background highly desired
• Ability to read and interpret 2D drawings, formal specifications, purchase orders terms and conditions, sdatasheets and material specifications.
• Good knowledge and experience of MS Excel (LOOKUP, PIVOT).
• English on the good business communication level.
• Able to work in a matrix environment and to multi-task. 

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.


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