• Buyer

    Posted Date 4 months ago(2/8/2019 12:30 PM)
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    Job Location: Address
    990 84th St
    Byron Center
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  • Overview

    Do you desire a career where every day is unique, and you are empowered to make a difference across multiple facilities? Where you will be trusted to maintain and develop Supplier relationships to meet each sites needs for their products and services. A position that requires prioritizing multiple functions and tasks that come from supporting these locations. If so MEC has a unique opportunity for an experienced Buyer to join our Team!


    Primary Function: Complete purchase requests with domestic and international suppliers by processing orders, verifying delivery and completion of all transactions.


    • Authorize payment for purchases by reviewing invoices and related documentation.
    • Monitor supplier performance by ensuring that product is delivered as scheduled and meets specifications; maintaining appropriate files and records of meetings with suppliers to ensure company requirements are met and that supplier is aware of their performance
    • Issue requests for quotes/proposals (RFQ/RFP) and select best source consistent with cost, quality and delivery requirements
    • Manage Purchase Price Variance (PPV) strategically by developing mitigation plans and strategies to positively impact overall results
    • Review all available reports for shortages and excess and take appropriate action to expedite or disposition material
    • Conduct supplier performance review and business plan review with strategic suppliers for leverage and future planning
    • Maintain supplier relationships to drive cost reductions while continually achieving the highest level of quality material
    • Drive a “Zero Defect” mentality within the supply base
    • Travel – 25% 



    Bachelor’s degree in a related field, 2-4 years experience required, MS Office Suite, background in a manufacturing environment


    Why Work for MEC?

    We don’t want to brag, but we are honored to be the largest fabricator in the nation for 8 years in a row. That recognition isn’t handed out without a lot of hard work and dedication from the 2,000 employee shareholders at MEC. Did we say shareholders? YES! MEC is a 100% employee-owned company that is highly involved and actively supports the communities in which our facilities are located. 


    Founded in 1945, MEC is a manufacturer that provides a broad range of Prototyping, Metal Fabrication, Tube Bending, Machining, Welding, Coating, and Value-Added Assembly services to a variety of markets including Commercial Vehicle, Power Sports & Recreational Vehicles, Agriculture, Construction & Forestry, Military, Mining, Automotive, and Power Generation companies. We continue to have an aggressive growth plan, operating 16 manufacturing facilities that are strategically located near its customers in five states



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