This position has the responsibility of selecting appropriate suppliers, negotiating prices and payment terms, making purchase commitments for the assigned services and/or materials and resolving issues regarding shipping and invoicing errors with suppliers. The position will also have the responsibility of developing and maintaining supplier metrics, working alone or in teams to maintain appropriate inventory levels, manage inventory accuracy through effective cycle count and physical inventory programs, provide support for new product development and communicate relevant information as necessary. As a member of the management team, will provide resources and direct the team to ensure that there are sufficient internal control environment to meet the financial reporting and operations support needs for the company and to comply with the regulatory requirements. Position reports to Director of Operations.
Embrace the values of the EnPro/STEMCO safety pledge in each of the below responsibilities. Participate in the organization’s safety culture and aim to continuously improve safety within all aspects of your work.
Foster a work environment that promotes mutual respect of all colleagues and creates an environment focused on a dual-bottom line.
Promote the STEMCO / Enpro Culture by exhibiting the five principles of exemplary leadership: Modeling the Way, Inspiring a Shared Vision, Enabling Others to Act, Challenging the Process, and Encouraging the Heart.
Develop and implement commodity strategic plans and objectives focused on supporting the company’s current and long-term goals or needs.
Performs procurement functions within the guidelines of the company’s policies, standard operating procedures and departmental procedures.
Develops partnership/alliance relationship with assigned suppliers to establish reliable supply source for the company. Lead negotiations with current and potential suppliers for cost reduction and/or value added services.
Communicate routinely, informally and formally, to peers, management, as appropriate, current information on supplier’s shipments, process improvement activities, commodity-pricing trends and other relevant events and/or issues.
Works alone and in teams for continuous improvement of internal and external processes and/or factors that affect quality, delivery, service, inventory levels and cost/price.
Expedites supplier deliveries and conducts follow-up when necessary. Provide support and perform procurement functions for R&D/Prototype and Engineering team with new product development to reduce our time to market.
Help resolve invoicing and shipping issues between suppliers and company accounting/receiving functions.
Manage inventory to ensure metrics are achieved. Ex. Inventory accuracy, variances, turns, average inventory valuation, total cost of ownership, etc.
Develops daily, weekly, and/or monthly routines for the department to ensure alignment to applicable portions of the BPD
Works alongside colleagues to develop strategic goals for the Longview SC organization.
Bachelor's degree Required; Master's Preferred
Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) designation, highly preferred or required to be obtained within three years of employment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills- specifically with external vendors/suppliers.
ERP experience preferred.
Microsoft Office experience required.
Experience with materials negotiation preferred.
Stemco is a subsidiary of EnPro, a leading industrial technology company using material science to push boundaries in semiconductor, life sciences, and other technology-enabled sectors. We are a leader in sealing technologies, advanced surface technologies, and highly engineered materials. Our products and services are sold into more than 40 distinct end-markets that touch our lives every day – from food and pharmaceutical facilities to semiconductor clean rooms, from agricultural robots that help grow your food to last-mile technologies that deliver it to your doorstep, from commercial aviation to space exploration, and much more in between. Our commitment to innovation, quality, and value has propelled our brands to wide recognition and leading positions in their markets.
EnPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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