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Lozier locationMiddlebury, IN
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Middlebury, IN, United States

Description

Lozier Corporation is an industry leader in providing store fixtures to major retailers across the U.S. and around the world. Headquartered in Omaha, Lozier began manufacturing fixtures in 1956, and originated the basics of today's shelving systems. Today, Lozier has over 4 million square feet of manufacturing and distribution space across facilities located in five states. We are committed to quality and service, building our business around integrity and respect, and investing in our people and communities. 


We continue to invest in technology and people to ensure we remain competitive in the industry. That means opportunities for you to grow and develop as an employee and individual. Whether you have a clear idea of where you see yourself in your career or not, Lozier has a diverse range of departments with their own challenges and opportunities for growth to explore. You'll find a welcoming and team-oriented environment where employees strive to not only help the company succeed but also help each other succeed too.

 

POSITION SUMMARY
A Buyer is responsible for the management of her/his assigned commodities and suppliers and the execution of the procurement process, using the prescribed policies, procedures and systems.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Identifies and selects suppliers
- Placement and confirmation of purchase orders and releases with designated suppliers
- Establishes supplier goals and expectations and directs long term quality improvement initiatives
- Negotiates supplier pricing, delivery method and lead-time for assigned commodities
- Negotiates time and/or volume purchase contracts
- Calculates standard costs on all new products and reviews standard costs on existing items annually
- Resolves supplier quality problems, supplier invoice and other documentation discrepancies
- Tracks, reports, communicates supplier performance
- Timely and accurate input and maintenance of data to Lozier information systems
- Initiates and facilitates cost savings projects to achieve cost improvement goals
- Expedites purchased product inside of established lead-time, follows up and reports on any late purchase orders
- Monitors purchase price variance and implements strategies to compensate for negative variances.
- Demonstrate regular attendance and timeliness in reporting to work, meetings, and completing assignments
- Ability to work and interact well with others.


JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education: 
- Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent qualifying experience

Experience: 
- Minimum of 3 years procurement experience in an industrial setting with a Bachelor's degree.
- Minimum of 5 years procurement experience in an industrial setting without a Bachelor's degree.

Required Skills: 
- Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office software
- Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
- Effective negotiation skills
- Project management skills
- Excellent time management skills
- Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks
- Good analytical and problem solving skills
- Print reading skills
- Knowledgeable in effective sourcing and quoting techniques
- Capable of performing basic cost analysis (Make vs. Buy)
- Proficient at supply chain management


SPECIAL DEMANDS
1. Occasional travel to suppliers and as necessary to meetings in other plants
2. Ability to frequently navigate in a manufacturing environment.




 

Lozier Corporation is an industry leader in providing store fixtures to major retailers across the U.S. and around the world. Headquartered in Omaha, Lozier began manufacturing fixtures in 1956, and originated the basics of today's shelving systems. Today, Lozier has over 4 million square feet of manufacturing and distribution space across facilities located in five states. We are committed to quality and service, building our business around integrity and respect, and investing in our people and communities. 


We continue to invest in technology and people to ensure we remain competitive in the industry. That means opportunities for you to grow and develop as an employee and individual. Whether you have a clear idea of where you see yourself in your career or not, Lozier has a diverse range of departments with their own challenges and opportunities for growth to explore. You'll find a welcoming and team-oriented environment where employees strive to not only help the company succeed but also help each other succeed too.

 

POSITION SUMMARY
A Buyer is responsible for the management of her/his assigned commodities and suppliers and the execution of the procurement process, using the prescribed policies, procedures and systems.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Identifies and selects suppliers
- Placement and confirmation of purchase orders and releases with designated suppliers
- Establishes supplier goals and expectations and directs long term quality improvement initiatives
- Negotiates supplier pricing, delivery method and lead-time for assigned commodities
- Negotiates time and/or volume purchase contracts
- Calculates standard costs on all new products and reviews standard costs on existing items annually
- Resolves supplier quality problems, supplier invoice and other documentation discrepancies
- Tracks, reports, communicates supplier performance
- Timely and accurate input and maintenance of data to Lozier information systems
- Initiates and facilitates cost savings projects to achieve cost improvement goals
- Expedites purchased product inside of established lead-time, follows up and reports on any late purchase orders
- Monitors purchase price variance and implements strategies to compensate for negative variances.
- Demonstrate regular attendance and timeliness in reporting to work, meetings, and completing assignments
- Ability to work and interact well with others.


JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education: 
- Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent qualifying experience

Experience: 
- Minimum of 3 years procurement experience in an industrial setting with a Bachelor's degree.
- Minimum of 5 years procurement experience in an industrial setting without a Bachelor's degree.

Required Skills: 
- Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office software
- Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
- Effective negotiation skills
- Project management skills
- Excellent time management skills
- Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks
- Good analytical and problem solving skills
- Print reading skills
- Knowledgeable in effective sourcing and quoting techniques
- Capable of performing basic cost analysis (Make vs. Buy)
- Proficient at supply chain management


SPECIAL DEMANDS
1. Occasional travel to suppliers and as necessary to meetings in other plants
2. Ability to frequently navigate in a manufacturing environment.




 



















































































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