Martinrea International Inc.
  • 30-Oct-2017 to 29-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Springfield
  • Springfield, TN, USA
  • Salary
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical/ Dental/Vision/ 401k/ Vacation

Required Qualifications/ Education Requirements:

  • Post-secondary diploma preferred in the following, or equivalent work experience
    • Business Administration and/or
    • Materials Management
  • 2 years direct technical and commercial purchasing experience, specializing in automotive manufacturing.


Desired Skills

  • Fluent in Microsoft Office (excel, Word, Outlook, etc)
  • High level of time management and mathematical skills
  • Strong negotiation and organizational skills and ability to work independently
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills / Excellent customer service skills


Critical Success Factors:

  • The employee must maintain an excellent attendance record, which is defined as being at work all the time and on time.
  • Ability to read and follow work instructions.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision and with a minimum direction;
  • Ability to work in a team environment, and be both a team player and a team leader;
  • Respecting and understanding the Customer/ Supplier Relationship.
  • Ability to apply understanding of details but simple written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving many variables in different situations.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Responsible for the purchase of MRO materials and operating supplies;
  • Communicates with vendors and suppliers to obtain pricing, availability and delivery;
  • Expedites delivery of goods to users;
  • Enforces 100% on-time delivery requirements,
  • Maintain a positive contribution to quality, customer satisfaction and company profitability;
  • Obtain bid proposals and negotiates contracts and lease agreements within budget and within guidance of Buyer/ Material Manager and corporate standard.
  • Follows protocol within IATF 16949 and ISO 14001 requirements and Martinrea Purchasing Policies and Procedures;
  • Escalates issues from suppliers to Buyer and Materials Manager and corporate standard;
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with supplier for resolution;
  • Work with under-performing suppliers to improve, or locate alternate supplier with Buyer and/or Materials Manager;
  • Prepares purchase orders and quote requests and responsible to ensure the correct documentation is supplied to all vendors such as terms and conditions and other related documentation;
  • Presents cost savings to Materials Manager;
  • CRMS projects / reports that contribute to continuous improvement or profit opportunities;
  • Communicate with all areas of the plant to ensure the needs of the company are being fulfilled through purchasing;
  • Responsible to actively participate in any new programs or projects associated with the MRO plant products;
  • Supervise all tool crib personnel;
  • Abide by all company policies including, but not limited to the following; Health & Safety, Quality & Environmental Systems, Human Resources policies, Martinrea Employee Handbook, and Martinrea Purchasing Policies and Procedures;



Effort/ Physical Demands/ Working Conditions:

  • Constant communication with employees, peers, and management.
  • Frequent distractions and interruptions
  • Multiple demands in a challenging and fast paced- team orientated environment
  • Noisy environment
  • Overtime as required.
  • Office, Plant floor
  • Travel as required


Health and Safety Responsibilities

  • Compliance with Occupational safety sections of Act.
  • Must report all accidents and near misses to your Supervisor
  • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company Rules, Plant Rules, policies and procedures.
  • Must use or wear equipment, protective devices or certain clothing as required by the company.
  • Must wear all designated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


Back-up Duties:

  • Perform other duties as required
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