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Date: Apr 3, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, United States, 77047

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What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be…

  • Proficient with JD Edwards E1 software
  • Perform key purchasing duties including submitting RFQs, coordinating the supplier set up in the Company ERP system when necessary, bids comparison, maintaining ASL lists, entering Purchase Orders/Blanket Orders, expediting, ensuring goods are received or assisting in solving discrepancies.
  • Assist Accounts Payable (AP) to resolve supplier PO -invoice discrepancies, when needed,
  • Procure competitively priced materials, services and equipment of the correct technical specification, in an ethical, cost effective and timely manner.
  • Ensured timely delivery of goods and services to meet business requirements within supply control.
  • Track and maintain purchasing records files in the JD Edwards system.
  • Optimize the purchasing processes, improving the quality of proposals through better materials and services alternatives, checking that suppliers have enough materials stock and service capacity and identifies areas of opportunities through substitution of quality equipment and parts, with similar technical specifications and lower costs.
  • Manage supplier and vendor base as appropriate for role including purchase order management with the various vendors and responding to and resolving invoicing inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Work with other supply professionals and stakeholders to drive continuous improvement of processes & procedures emphasizing standardization and simplicity where ever possible
  • Improved lead time performance within procurement process ensuring timely delivery of goods and services to meet business requirements within Supply control.
  • Improved relationships with internal customers.
  • Monitor and review material purchase orders to ensure efficient and on time delivery of goods by preferred vendors and on time payment for such materials.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key suppliers, initiate and attend Supplier meetings, supplier performance reviews etc.
  • Enforce and provide ongoing education to the business in regards to Procurement Policies, Processes and Procedures.
  • Execute and control RFQ bid processes, awards, claims, and delivery of goods and services.
  • Cost management to identify areas of potential cost reduction and manage cost saving metrics.
  • Assist Material Handler as needed.
  • Assist Material Handler with weekly cycle count to ensure inventory levels are accurate and maintained.

Your Professional Experience Should Be…

  • 2 – 5 years experience in a purchasing and/or accounting organization.
  • Purchase Order entry experience
  • Experience with services industry and materials, including piping, valves, etc.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and good math skills in order to effectively interact with Chart personnel and suppliers.
  • Must have excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and be able to create and interpret key reports.
  • Ability to perform and deliver results under pressure.
  • Results oriented, proactive, excellent prioritization, time management and negotiation skills.
  • Strong technical & analytical skills
  • Support and embrace change; focus on continuous improvement
  • Committed to achieving results
  • Problem solving skills

Ensuring Chart’s Success…

Reviewing the purchase requisitions (PRs) to ensure the required information is complete and accurate and conduct competitive bidding thru formal RFQs submitted to selected suppliers.  Purchase Orders entry in JD Edwards E1, data reporting and expediting to maintain the on-time delivery (OTD) KPI. Develop and maintain positive supplier relationships. Coordinate the supplier qualification and monitor the active supplier’s performance.  Perform special projects or tasks as assigned.

Your Education Should Be…

  • Associates Degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • Experience using JD Edwards MRP system or equivalent business system(s).

Your Physical Work Environment Will Require…

  • Working in open warehouse environment
  • Work may involve exposure to loud noise
  • Assist employees with parts as needed

 

Chart is an equal opportunity employer

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