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Fort Worth, TX 76120

Job Number: 401627

Job Description

Johnson Service Group is looking for a Buyer who will be under the direction and leadership of the Indirect Commodity Manager or his/her designate. You will be responsible for the daily procurement transactions for goods and/or services necessary to meet the sales, production and manufacturing demands of their assigned manufacturing facility or facilities.  The Buyer will be required to carry out the assigned procurement functions while maintaining the company’s Core Values.

Conduct routine purchasing activities such as: placing orders and entering purchase orders based on MRP or other computer system generated material demands, expediting deliveries, maintaining records on purchases in the computerized purchase order system (PONs).
Procure assigned materials and/or services from pre-determined vendors at contracted or best possible cost, while meeting engineering/quality specifications, and delivery date requirements.
Interact with Supply Chain customers (sales, customer service, scheduling, engineering, manufacturing, Quality, etc.) with a positive attitude and in a service directed manner.
Assist Commodity Managers in seeking new and improved materials which will reduce costs, improve products, or serve as a substitute for scarce items as assigned.
Report vendor performance to the assigned Commodity Manager or Supply Chain Management; participate in annual Key Vendor audits and reviews.
Participate in plant manufacturing coordination meetings, Gemba walks, Lean Manufacturing events or others as deemed necessary.  Become familiar with manufacturing processes and requirements.  Participate in semi-annual plant Physical Inventories as required.
Coordinate with plant Production Scheduler, S&OP Scheduler, and manufacturing leadership to ensure timely material flow and provide information for accurate production scheduling.
Maintain activities and appropriate records to ensure adherence to the company’s Quality Management System
Initiate and maintain records of all known purchased or raw stock non-conforming materials.  Report all non-conformances to appropriate Commodity Manager for resolution and assist in resolution as required.
Operate independent of direct supervision, report directly to the Indirect Commodity Manager while being accountable to the Plant Management.

Critical thinking, active listening, judgment, and decision making, time management, coordination, positive communication, management of resources, trouble shooting, positive attitude, customer service.

Additional Information
Perform other duties and assignments as deemed necessary and/or directed by the Indirect Commodity Manager or Plant Management.
Limited travel

High school graduate with four or more years of fabrication manufacturing related work experience (areas of accounting, purchasing, scheduling, or inventory control will be considered) or two years of college education with emphasis in Supply Chain Management, Business, Manufacturing or related areas and two years of fabrication manufacturing related work experience (in areas of accounting, purchasing, scheduling, or inventory control); or BS/BA degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Systems Engineering, Industrial Manufacturing  or related areas from an accredited college or university. Experience using an MRP System and PC based software is required.

** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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