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Purchasing Associate

Company: Franklin Electric
Location: Wilburton
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

If you want to work for a company with a passion for quality and innovation, consider Franklin Electric, or one of our companies. As the premier designer and manufacturer of residential, agricultural, and commercial water and fuel systems, we're making a fundamental difference in the lives of people around the world. Your career at Franklin will be well rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits--and more. We understand a fulfilling family life is the foundation to a successful professional one. We strive to promote from within and help every employee realize their professional potential. We believe in lifetime careers that continually challenge and fulfill. GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION Responsible for managing and insuring accuracy of open purchase orders from conception to receipt including timeliness and quality; reporting out on expedite requests; help manage requests and issues from internal customers as well as the procurement team. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Reviews and mitigates material shortages to prevent production issue related to supply. Work with vendors to maintain open purchase order receipt dates, quantity and cost accuracy. Review inventory on high velocity items and work will vendors to reduce internal inventory while maintaining availability. Manage expedite requests with vendors and production to provide best case scenario and accurate feedback. Provide full support receiving issues and providing corrective actions to vendors to mitigate future issues. Work with quality on vendor quality issues and corrective actions as well as process returns. Manage outside production partners material availability, insuring on-time delivery. Managing the integrity/accuracy of purchasing and production related data. Help drive and organize procurement related projects Cross-functional liaison for procurement. Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

Keywords: Franklin Electric, Fort Smith , Purchasing Associate, Other , Wilburton, Arkansas

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