MRO Buyer I

<p><strong>We want more movers and shakers, dreamers and doers, thinkers and tinkerers. We want more people who are excited by their work and passionate about their communities. We want people who are ready to Build Something Amazing.</strong></p> <p><strong><em>"We build more than furniture out here. We build a lot of relationships with our employees, and we want to provide our customers with a unit they can be proud of."<br />-&nbsp;Eric Arnold, La-Z-Boy Continuous Improvement Technician<br /><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Watch the full experience here</a>.&nbsp;</em></strong></p>

Dayton, Tennessee

La-Z-Boy Manufacturing

<p><strong>Not many companies can say that they are both a household brand and one of the most innovative organizations in their industry. La-Z-Boy can. Ninety years after our first recliner, we&rsquo;re still re-inventing the industry.</strong></p> <p><strong>We want more movers and shakers, dreamers and doers, thinkers and tinker-ers. We want more people who are excited by their work and passionate about their communities. Our people are what drives us forward. We want people who are ready to Build Something Amazing.</strong></p>

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Overview: Coordinates the procurement of indirect and expensed materials, parts, equipment, services, and supplies for Dayton Profit Center, Major Uph Profit Center, Wood Supply Center, Metal Supply Center, Warranty Service, Research and Development and Logistics at Dayton facility. Issue P.O.\u2019s for direct materials (MRP) as required. (manually ordered items (from planners), inter-plant and rush orders).
Responsibilities: <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Process orders from the following: MRP, Planners and Requisitioners</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Resolve complaints on all indirect goods and services.</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Secure quotes for items when appropriate and make the appropriate sourcing decisions based on the quotes obtained.</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Buyers who are approved to make purchases shall aim to acquire quality products and services at the lowest total cost, which is consistent with the best overall value for the Company.</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Review purchase orders for pricing accuracy and identify the applicable sales tax codes. Buyers place purchase orders with suppliers, and resolve matching exceptions regarding pricing.</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Provide direction in the standardization of materials, supplies, equipment, services, and policies.</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Ensure the uninterrupted flow of production by obtaining and ensuring delivery of acceptable quality goods and services at the right time and price.</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Develop reliable alternate sources of supply to meet Company requirements.</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Provide for the management of inventories of indirect goods so as to fulfill the requirements of the Company at the lowest possible cost.</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Consider the Company&rsquo;s interests while seeking to maintain and further long-term, mutually profitable, ethical supplier relationships</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>SCOPE &amp; IMPACT:&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>The effectiveness of the MRO Buyer directly impacts both the financials and quality of production output and maintenance service at Plant 06, Plant 19, Dayton Metal Supply Center, Dayton Wood Supply Center, Research and Development and Dayton Service Center. Manages a flow of approximately 2-3 million in supplies on an annual basis with 7,000 SKUs.</p>
Requirements: <p><strong>MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; High School Diploma or GED with 0-2 years of experience</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Proficient in Excel</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Travel Required: None</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:</strong>&nbsp;</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; P2P Buyer Training</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; E1 Subject Matter Expert</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; E1 MRP, New item set-up, VR/VC, ST-OT, SJ,</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Advanced Excel skills</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Customer Service - ability to manage difficult or emotional customer situations, respond promptly to customer needs and respond to requests for service and assistance.</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Maintain confidentiality and comply in all respects with all applicable laws and regulations without exception.<br /><br /></p> <p><strong>SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:&nbsp;</strong>None</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:</strong></p> <p>Specific physical and/or environmental demands are an essential part of the job including lifting up to 50lbs.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>CORE ATTRIBUTES:</strong></p> <p><em>Communicate Transparently</em></p> <p><em>Lead the Team</em></p> <p><em>Impact and Influence</em></p> <p><em>Deliver Results</em></p> <p><em>Coach and Develop</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><em><strong>OTHER DUTIES:&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong>Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the incumbent for this job.&nbsp; Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.</em></p>