in Troy Alabama!
Mfg., Inc. a rapidly growing and leading manufacturer of fine
sporting firearms with locations in AL, NY, NJ, and MT has an immediate
opening for an experienced Purchasing Agent located in our new
expansion site in Troy, Alabama. In this role, you will be
responsible for the processing of purchase requisitions submitted by
internal customers and from the MRP planning system for assigned
commodities from a qualified supplier base in an efficient and
cost-effective manner that supports established policies and procedures
consistent with the company's current requirements.
- Solicit bids, analyze quotations
received, select or recommend a supplier, and negotiate purchase
agreements in concert with "least total cost" concepts (i.e., highest
quality, on time at the lowest possible price).
- Provide leadership interface between
internal customers and suppliers for "project type purchases." Assist
in the review of engineering drawings/specifications and solicit
recommendations from suppliers that might provide reduced lead times,
reduced cost, or might ultimately provide product improvement for our
- Work with suppliers and materials
planning organization to establish and implement "JIT" (just in time)
purchase agreements that support the reduction of lead times, on-time
deliveries, the prevention of excess inventories, and increased
- Research and develop sources of
supply for assigned commodities, and consistent strategy for a source
of supply that provides us with a world-class supplier that will
deliver innovation and provide continuous improvement for the goods
and services that we purchase.
- Conduct periodic meetings with
current suppliers and potential new suppliers to actively investigate
internal capabilities to provide goods and services to our
- Interface with and attend internal
customers' production/housekeeping meetings as required to remain
updated on current issues or requirements.
- Interface with the
finance/accounting department to help resolve any supplier issues
(i.e., receipts or invoice discrepancies).
- Travel (domestic and offshore)
- The successful candidate will
possess at least 5-7 years of relevant experience.
- Strong organizational and analytical
- A team player with strong computer,
written, verbal communication, and negotiating skills.
- Work experience in a TQP and an
ISO-certified manufacturing environment is a plus.
- APICS and NAPM certification
credentials are a plus as well.
- Required: BS/BA degree in a
business related field or preferred equivalent work experience will be
Kimber offers a competitive
compensation and benefits package that includes health and dental
insurance, 401k Savings Plan, and paid time off.
ready to embark on an exciting career as a Purchasing Agent with
Kimber Mfg., Inc. in Troy, AL, please send your resume in
Word format, along with a cover letter and your salary requirements to:
Include your full name and the position you are applying for on
the subject line of your email. Only qualified candidates will be
Equal Opportunity Employer
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