<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>

Salt Lake City, UT

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>

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Full Time

Salary, Exempt

Overview: We are searching for an experienced Buyer at our Salt Lake City, UT facility.<br /><br />Support the facility through the creation, delivery, and upkeep of supply plans, purchase orders, inventory levels, reorder points, and other types of systems and documentation associated with the flow of materials. Create and maintain VMI, Kanban, and other types of stocking systems for key materials and suppliers. Improve the business by implementing ideas to enhance the worksite and the planning/purchasing process. Create a positive culture of continuous improvement through learning and applying lean principles, exhibiting honesty at all times, and showing respect toward others. <br /><br /><strong>Company Paid:</strong> <br />Life Insurance, STD, and LTD<br />3 weeks PTO <br /> 7 paid holidays in 2024<br />Parental Leave<br /><br /><strong>Additional Benefits:</strong><br />401k with company match<br />Medical, dental, vision<br />Employee Discount Programs<br />Miscellaneous other optional benefits<br /> Career development and tuition assistance<br /> Diverse, inclusive and welcoming culture
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Initiate and process to completion purchase orders in a timely manner</li> <li>Continually track and follow-up on expected delivery dates of materials</li> <li>Continually communicate to planning and production about any potential disruptions to the flow of materials</li> <li>Audit inventory levels and accuracy under the direction of the supply chain manager</li> <li>Ensure that materials are being purchased in a cost-effective manner</li> <li>Negotiate and prices and terms with suppliers under the direction of the supply chain manager</li> <li>Search and recommend new suppliers as needed</li> <li>Conduct supplier audits as necessary for inventory levels, quality, etc.</li> <li>Respond to and resolve any supplier quality issues in a timely manner</li> <li>Assist in the creation of work orders and production packets when needed</li> <li>Maintain a presence and a strong relationship with production floor personnel and leadership</li> <li>Highlight and lead efforts to respond to any material related issues</li> <li>Audit and maintain proper inventory levels of a Kanban system for materials and supplies not managed through the MRP</li> <li>Assist with incoming inspection</li> <li>Upkeep supplier scorecards</li> <li>Assist in responding to the requests of internal customers regarding the status of WIP</li> <li>Follow all standards and best practices</li> <li>Stay on task to complete assignments</li> <li>Understand and promote WSP mission and values at all times and adhere to all safety policies</li> <li>Effectively use metrics and visual management systems to define, measure, and improve delivery to both internal and</li> <li>external customers and ensure customer satisfaction</li> <li>Lead or participate in improvement events</li> <li>Be available to work flexible hours as necessary</li> <li>Create results by working effectively with other team members</li> <li>Other duties as assigned</li> </ul>
Requirements: <strong>Preferred Skills, Knowledge, and Behaviors:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Good attitude at all times</li> <li>Cross trained in multiple processes</li> <li>Process thinker</li> <li>Good understanding of 5S, waste elimination, and other lean principles</li> <li>Adept with ERP systems</li> <li>Problem solving root cause analysis and corrective action</li> <li>Continual learner</li> <li>Flexible and adaptable to change</li> <li>In depth knowledge of product lines, processes, and machine and operator capabilities</li> <li>Fluent in English</li> </ul> <br /><strong>Required Education:</strong> 4-year degree or equivalent experience<br /><br /><strong>Required Training</strong><br /> <ul> <li>5S</li> <li>7 Wastes</li> </ul> <strong>Tools and Equipment:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Computer</li> <li>Copy machine/printer/scanner</li> <li>ERP</li> <li>Various hand measuring tools to audit vendor quality</li> </ul> <br /><strong>Work Environment:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.</li> <li>Exposure to production shop conditions; including moving mechanical equipment, and exposure to various fumes, heat, cold, and irritants.</li> <li>The noise level can be high due to operation of production equipment.</li> <li>Proper clothing attire must be worn. No torn clothes/excessively dirty clothes shall be worn during working hours. No dangerous loose clothing shall be worn including clothes with rips or holes.</li> <li>Long hair must be pulled back during work hours.</li> <li>No loose-fitting jewelry can be worn for safety purposes of the operator.</li> </ul> <br /><strong>Safety Gear:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Safety Glasses at all times on shop floor</li> <li>Safety shoes at all times on shop floor</li> <li>Ear plugs on shop floor</li> </ul> <br /><strong>Physical Demands:</strong><br /><br />Sit, walk and stand for eight or more hours<br />Lift, push, and pull up to 50 lbs.<br /><br /><strong>Expected behaviors: </strong><br /><br />All employees will support the organization&rsquo;s mission and vision by exhibiting the following behaviors:<br />Trust: Demonstrate belief in others<br />Fun: Create an environment of fun and recognition<br />Respect: Genuinely value everyone<br />Openness: Provide access to people and information<br />Growth: Improve continuously<br />Service: Give of yourself<br />Follow all company policies (Attendance, Tobacco, Illegal Drug &amp; Alcohol, Personal Appearance, Personal Electronic Devices, etc.)<br /><br /><br /><em>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.</em><br /><br /><em>**Please no Third-party candidates or phone calls**</em>