Purchaser

LocationWinnebago, Minnesota
DepartmentMaintenance
Reports ToMaintenance Manager
Position Overview

This position is responsible for the day-to-day inventory and purchasing of all maintenance parts, chemicals and the upkeep of Mapcon, the computerized maintenance management system.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Comply with all Company health and safety, environmental, and quality policies and regulatory requirements
  • Prepare and complete purchase orders for spare parts, tools, services and equipment related to the facility requirements
  • Responsible for parts inventory including stock room organization and inventory accuracy. This includes:
    • Ensuring required spare parts are inventoried for designated critical assets
    • Maximum and minimum inventory is defined and operational
    • Process automatic reorders and audits applicability to new spare parts
    • Work with maintenance staff to ensure all parts are properly received, inventoried and invoices forwarded for payment
    • Accountable for vendor managed inventories by reviewing vendor provided bi-annual reports
    • Maintain an up-to-date record of inventory of spare parts and maintenance equipment. Identify variances between actual and acceptable inventory levels
    • Contribute to establishing acceptable spare parts inventory levels based on frequency of usage. Criticality of equipment and delivery time
    • Investigate all warranty issues with vendors
  • Work with the Maintenance Manager to prepare contracts
  • Work with Maintenance Planner to track and implement capital projects inventory and ensure all new assets are input in Mapcon
  • Champion any Mapcon system upgrades or changes specific to purchasing and inventory
  • Responsible for annual inventory count for finance at year-end
  • Ability to operate mobile equipment including forklift to allow for stores receiving
  • Responsible for maintaining a high standard of housekeeping and advocating 5S opportunities within facility
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives, including Root Cause Analysis, HAZOP, and design review
  • Follows Greenfield Global Winnebago Safety policies and procedures
  • Other duties and responsibilities aligned to business objectives and in support of our core principles.
Skills & Qualifications
  • Completion of post-secondary education in a trade or business background
  • Minimum of five years relevant work experience would be an asset
  • Experience with CMMS such as Mapcon system would be an asset
  • Competent person who is familiar with the Occupational Health & Safety Act Green Book requirements and administers all applicable regulations consistently
  • Resourceful and practical, with demonstrated problem solving and decision-making capabilities
  • Strong organizational skills paired with an ability to manage multiple priorities with competing demands
  • Focused individual who works to achieve department objectives while maintaining safety standards.
Qualities
  • Demonstrate commitment to safety, environmental practices, production targets, and quality standards
  • Team-oriented with strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate across departments
  • Self-motivated individual who is able to self-direct workload and priorities to create efficiencies, and can anticipate future obstacles and act to resolve issues within their scope of responsibility
  • Champion and leader of our core principles in that this individual is collaborative, agile and innovative, responsible and dedicated to the business objectives and continuous improvement
  • Possesses Company values of Honesty, Integrity, Respect and Commitment coupled with the ability to accept and drive change.