MRO Buyer I at Great Dane

Posted in Admin - Clerical 12 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Huntsville, Tennessee

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • MRP-review daily by Master Planning Family(MPF),supplier number and buyer number 

  • Create and place purchase orders with vendors

  • Follow-up on purchase orders to expedite delivery/shipment if required and communicate and issues/concerns/updates

  • Work closely with Shipping and Receiving department on any packing slips or proof of delivery as needed

  • Assist Accounts Payable Clerk on any invoice discrepancies

  • Work closely with Engineering Department on any projects that require purchasing components

  • Coordinate vendor visits with Management and Supervisors


  • Customer Focus:  Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers;  gets firsthand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services;  acts with customers in mind;  establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect

  • Action Oriented:  Enjoys working hard;  is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging;  not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning;  seizes more opportunities than others

  • Functional/Technical Skills:  Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment

  • Ethics and Values:  Adheres to an appropriate (for the setting) and effective set of core values and beliefs during both good and bad times;  acts in line with those values;  rewards the right values and disapproves of others; practices what he/she preaches

  • Problem Solving:  Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers

  • Total Work Systems:  Is dedicated to providing organization or enterprise-wide common systems for designing and measuring work processes; seeks to reduce variances in organization processes; delivers the highest-quality products and services which meet the needs and requirements of internal and external customers; is committed to continuous improvement through empowerment and management by data; leverages technology to positively impact quality; is willing to re-engineer processes from scratch; is open to suggestions and experimentation; creates a learning environment leading to the most efficient and effective work processes

  • Priority Setting:  Spends his/her time and the time of others on what’s important;  quickly zeros in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside; can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks; creates focus

  • Perseverance:  Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks

  • Requirements:

  • Education: Associate's degree in related discipline preferred 

  • Years of Experience: 1-3+ years of relevant work experience or equivalent combination of education and training

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Strong customer service orientation and ability to maintain a professional, friendly demeanor.

  • Solid ability in identifying and resolving problems in a timely, effective manner.

  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills.

  • Manufacturing experience is a plus

  • Must have general knowledge of purchasing concepts