Now Hiring: Buyer

About Unifiller

Founded in 1988 Unifiller has consistently grown to be the world’s preeminent innovator & manufacturer of Industrial Food Processing Equipment designed for Bakeries and Food manufacturers, specifically: a wide range of Portioning Depositors, Food Transfer Pumps, and Customized Production Systems.

Position Description:

As a Buyer you will manage strategic day to day Purchasing and Planning requirements at Unifiller and assist with all projects and customer requirements.

Duties include:

  • Take the lead in managing the relationship between Unifiller and all of it’s suppliers and supply chain partners
  • Follows established documentation control and procedures
  • Responsible for ensuring Unifiller’s parts are on time, at the best possible price
  • Focus on intelligently sourcing parts to suppliers and partners
  • Responsible for controlling material costs through cost reduction and cost increase avoidance initiatives
  • To plan order quantities, replenishment quantities and deliveries working with MRP database
  • To maintain the MRP database (including order qualifiers) consistent with production and inventory plans
  • To resolve short term quality issues with suppliers, and follow up on NCR’s as required
  • Analyzes both current and potential suppliers to ensure Unifiller’s supply needs are met
  • To expedite or re-expedite parts to ensure on-time/just-in-time deliveries and to react to unplanned increases or decreases in parts
  • To resolve invoicing issues with accounting and the suppliers

Core Competencies: 

Negotiation – Must have proven negotiation experience and can show a complete understanding of negotiation best practices and techniques

Manufacturing Knowledge – Must have a thorough understanding of manufacturing science gained through manufacturing experience with exposure to lean manufacturing concepts and application.

Technical Knowledge – Must have the ability to understand technical documents, drawings, equipment function, customer and industry quality standards.

Customer Service – Must be Customer focused, understanding and adding value to both internal and external Customer relationships.

Results Management – Must have the ability to prioritize multiple tasks to deliver results that are consistent with organizational needs.

Communication – Capable of communicating effectively at all organizational levels using a variety of media. Listen effectively and draw information from others.

Problem Solving – Demonstrates the ability to identify root causes, evaluate alternative solutions and implement them quickly and effectively.

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While we sincerely appreciate every application, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.