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Procurement Specialist

Company: Klein Tools, Inc.
Location: Mansfield
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

Mansfield, TX, USA Req #: 479

We are growing! Klein Tools make great products with the highest of standards. We value Quality, Customer Obsession, Innovation, Teamwork and Ownership. These five distinguishing values define our company's culture and how we operate as an organization. We believe that these values set our business above others in our industry. At Klein Tools, you have the opportunity to forge your career with an iconic brand to drive your future! There has never been a better time to join Klein Tools! The Procurement Specialist is responsible for working directly with approved suppliers to purchase various items or materials (raw materials, MRO, semi-fabricated parts, office supplies, packaging materials, services and finished product for resale) supplied from requisitions and/or master scheduling information. This position will also perform a root cause analysis of supply issues and make recommendations to resolve. 1. Work directly with suppliers as the face of the Company to purchase materials and ensure that suppliers are accountable relative to on time delivery, quantity, quality and price. 2. Oversee the control of inventory on consumed materials, reworks, repairs and retrofits. Initiate orders as needed to maintain appropriate inventory levels. 3. Advise internal customer of changes in delivery dates or of possible alternative sources and recovery plans. 4. Enter orders into purchasing systems and issue copies of purchase orders. 5. Maintain orders, pricing, certificates, etc. in the purchasing system and set up new items and suppliers. 6. Perform root cause analysis of supply issues and make recommendations to resolve. 7. Participate in the regular core team meetings as assigned, supporting procurement of new/prototype materials and external processes. 8. Conduct on-site visits to determine and validate capabilities of current and potential new sources. Visit manufacturing plants and distribution center as needed. 9. Project costs for upcoming year and participate in cost savings initiatives 10. Perform other duties as required within the nature and level of work.Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in supply chain and one (1) year of related experience are required. APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society)/CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) certification preferred. MRP (material requirements planning) knowledge is preferred. Familiarity with manufacturing pull systems, inventory, and production control and reading blueprints and bill of materials is a plus. Must possess a strong analytical and reasoning ability. Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the company and suppliers. Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.Physical Demand Requirements: Occasionally required to stand, walk or sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Travel Requirements: 10% (3 days per month) PM19Other Details:

  • Job Family Procurement
  • Job Function Office
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 10
  • Telecommute % 0
  • Required Education Bachelor's Degree


Keywords: Klein Tools, Inc., Mansfield , Procurement Specialist, Other , Mansfield, Texas

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