Associate Buyer/Planner

<strong>At Senneca, we embrace the entrepreneurial spirit of the innovators that created our brands from traffic doors, to cold storage doors to fiberglass doors and beyond. We are committed to exceeding our customers&rsquo; expectations and to provide doors that offer safety and protection to our customers&rsquo; most important assets&hellip;people, products, capital investments and processes.</strong>

Mankato, MN

Senneca Holdings

<strong>Senneca Holdings is a diversified management and holding company whose companies are focused on the specialty door industry. Senneca oversees the operations of its companies, allocates resources among them, and helps to improve the performance of its operations. Senneca seeks out acquisition opportunities that strengthen our position in a business segment as well as companies that will diversify our portfolio of specialty doors.</strong>

keywords: position summary,review,performance,qualifications

Full Time

Overview: <p>We are searching for an experienced Associate Buyer/Planner at our&nbsp;<strong>Mankato, MN</strong>&nbsp;facility.&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Medical, dental, vision</li> <li>401k with company match</li> <li>3 weeks PTO</li> <li>9 paid holidays in 2024</li> <li>Career development and tuition assistance</li> <li>Diverse, inclusive, and welcoming culture</li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: large;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p><strong><span data-contrast="auto"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif;">Job Summary:&nbsp;</span></span></strong></p> <p style="font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; widows: 2; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; word-spacing: 0px;"><span style="font-size: large;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif;">We are seeking an experienced and highly organized Buyer/Planner to join our team. The Buyer/Planner is responsible for purchasing raw materials, components, and services to meet the production and customer requirements. This role evaluates and analyzes supplier quotes, negotiates prices, maintains relationships with vendors, and ensures orders are delivered on time.</span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Source, negotiate, and select vendors that meet the company&rsquo;s quality, price, and delivery requirements.</li> <li>Develop and maintain effective relationships with vendors and suppliers.</li> <li>Monitor supplier performance in terms of quality, cost, and delivery.</li> <li>Review and analyze purchase requisitions and generate purchase orders.</li> <li>Monitor inventory levels to ensure minimum stock levels are maintained.</li> <li>Ensure timely delivery of items and follow up with vendors on late orders.</li> <li>Resolve invoice discrepancies with vendors.</li> <li>Maintain accurate records of purchases, pricing, and other important data.</li> <li>Prepare reports on purchase activity and supplier performance.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>1 year of experience in purchasing, buying, and/or planning preferred.</li> <li>Excellent communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.</li> <li>Strong knowledge of purchasing principles and procedures.</li> <li>Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).</li> <li>Able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.</li> <li>Strong organizational and time management skills.</li> <li>Able to work independently and collaboratively with a team.</li> </ul> <br />Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.<br /><br /> <p><strong>Physical Requirements:&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.</p> <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><em>**Please no Third-party candidates or phone calls**</em></p>