Junior Buyer

Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US

Mattr delivers advanced material technologies and complex manufacturing expertise. Through a portfolio of brands, we offer highly engineered solutions, technology and products to support infrastructure markets worldwide.

DSG-Canusa has been developing and producing high-quality heat shrink tubing, cold-applied accessories and heat shrink equipment for over 50 years. Driven by our long-term commitment to the research and development of outstanding materials, products and technologies, our mission is to lead the industry in manufacturing superior heat and cold shrink products that meet CGA, UL and other industry approved certifications. We proudly manufacture in Europe, North America, and China to provide strong regional and global supply chain options for our customers.
 

POSITION SUMMARY: 
Buyer will be responsible for managing purchasing activities for  the DSG-Canusa, Fairfield, OH facility. This includes contacting and negotiating with vendors, obtaining quotes, placing PO’s, making receipts in IFS, addressing discrepancies, and expediting orders as needed.  Buyer will be responsible for all spend including raw materials, parts, services, Kanban, shipping supplies, office supplies, MRO, etc. 
Buyer will be responsible for using our ERP system as the main tool for planning, analyzing, and executing purchase orders. The maintenance of system information within the procurement and supply chain modules of the ERP system will be the responsibility of the buyer for the assigned tank facility.  

 

DUTIES:
A.    Manage all MRP based purchasing through IFS and validate accuracy of MRP requisitions by analyzing demand forecasts, inventory levels, open orders and any other data points related to the suppliers and goods under MRP.                
B.    Manage all non-MRP PRs through manual requisitions in IFS. Ensure that non-inventory part numbers and suppliers for purchase parts are setup properly.
C.    Maintain the data in IFS on a regular basis to ensure MRP functions at the highest possible level. (Past due purchase order lines, pricing, min/max levels, etc.).
D.    Monitors purchases so that inventories are at a level to meet manufacturing needs. Ensure that regularly used goods and raw materials do not suffer a stockout.
E.    Generates purchase orders, schedules deliveries, monitors status of purchase orders, follow up with suppliers, and update requisitioners on status of orders. Buyer is responsible until the goods are received in IFS.                 
F.    Contact suppliers to resolve supply shortages, missed deliveries, wrong orders.
G.    Attends all required meetings and provides adequate communication and updates to internal stakeholders at the plant.


REQUIREMENTS:
•    Minimum 1 to 3 years related experience within manufacturing 
•    Minimum High School Education
•    Computer proficiency including familiarity using a variety of databases and ERP, MRP, excel
•    Understand lean inventory management techniques in a manufacturing environment
•    Understand the cradle to grave purchasing cycle
•    Capable of reading and understanding engineered drawing packages and technical requirements
•    Experience with sourcing machining and fabrication services
•    Excellent organizational and communication skills
•    Strong multi-tasking skills and an exceptional attention to detail essential
•    Excellent interpersonal skills, with strong ability to communicate via phone and email
•    Demonstrated ability to effectively manage professional vendor relationships

WHAT MATTR OFFERS
•    At Mattr, safety comes first! We go the extra mile to ensure our employees are safe and healthy 
•    We understand times have changed and so have we. Mattr offers flexible work arrangements (where possible) to suit your needs 
•    Comprehensive total rewards package that includes competitive salaries, annual incentives, medical benefits, retirement savings plans, paid vacation days, education assistance programs, corporate discounts and more!
•    Participation in service milestone awards and recognition opportunities 
•    Access to mental health support resources such as our Headversity mental health and wellness platform and free, confidential access to our Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
•    Rewarding growth opportunities (may include global career and travel opportunities) supported by personalized training, development and mentoring programs
•    Commitment to providing a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace environment  
•    We prioritize our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) values and offer a paid Volunteer Time Off Program, allowing employees an opportunity to support charitable organizations in their communities
•    Company events, social gatherings and team building activities that promote fun!
•    We’re working to create a better world. Join us!

Mattr delivers advanced material technologies and complex manufacturing expertise through brands offering engineered products, technology and solutions to support infrastructure projects & markets world-wide. Mattr brands: Shawflex, DSG-Canusa, Flexpipe, Xerxes and Shawcor.
At Mattr, we have built a true team environment where all employees are empowered to contribute to the success of the company. We want you to join our team!
We thank all applicants for their interest; however we cannot accept telephone calls regarding this position. All recruiting activities are managed via our Recruitment Management System and you must apply via the link below or the posting on our career page at https://careers.mattr.com/ to be considered for this opportunity.
 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati