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Description

Position Summary:                                

Buyer is responsible to supply production with purchased material to fabricate and assemble windows and doors.  It is their responsibility to obtain the appropriate quantity of goods in a professional, reliable and responsive manner at the appropriate negotiated price while meeting quality, schedule and performance requirements specified by the Marvin Companies.  In addition Buyer will be responsible for analyzing costs and making purchasing recommendations and decisions.

 

Key Responsibilities:      

  • Meet the needs of Production by ensuring a continuous supply of quality materials in a cost effective manner.  This includes prompt resolution of any quality, delivery, and supplier relationship issues at the root-cause level to ensure materials maintain a ship-to-use status.
  • Manage cost and inventory levels (modifiers and pricing) of assigned material.  Maintain and manage inventory turns, manage obsolescence, prepare outage reports and manage aged inventory.  Responsible for cost reductions, inventory levels and opportunity for lot size adjustments.
  • Maintain strong, mutually beneficial supplier relationships on quality, pricing, delivery and all other terms of business, ensuring partnerships meet the short and long term goals of both Marvin companies and its suppliers.
  • Provide customers service on quote requests, analyze data on bids, and recommend buying options, sampling and other information requests for internal customers in a timely manner, utilizing prompt and effective communication and follow through.  Work with transportation and suppliers for backhauling or shipping material.  Work with Accounting Department to reconcile invoices and other accounting related needs.
  • Reduce costs, improve processes and grow profitability by managing material ramp-up and run-down strategies, including part number establishment/transition and appropriate stocking levels.  Regularly monitor the performance of each supplier.  Anticipate supply chain risks and develop contingencies as appropriate.

Requirements

Education, Training and Experience:

  • Two or four-year business related degree is preferred
  • Must be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Prior Purchasing experience or knowledge of MRP is preferred
  • Knowledge of, or experience with Marvin product is ideal

Benefits

Integrity Windows and Doors is part of the Marvin Family of Brands. Marvin began as a small-town, family-owned and operated company and has transformed into a premier company in the industry. Our employees are dedicated to quality, service, innovation and enriching the spaces and places where people live and work. Our values and work ethic are forged by the communities where we’re proud to live and work.

Integrity Windows and Doors from Marvin, is a progressive company that is recognized across the nation for innovation, product quality, and the highest level of customer serviceWe offer a clean, safe, well-lit work environment, team-oriented atmosphere, employee growth, development, and competitive wages with health, dental, 401K, and tuition reimbursement.

In every aspect of our business, we define our brand of INTEGRITY; We share profits with our employees, support our communities and treat our dealers and customer with respect. If you share an interest in quality service and inspiring contrivance, apply today to join our team!

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