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Sr. Corporate Buyer

Company: Morgan Truck Body LLC
Location: Morgantown
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Company Profile:
Morgan Truck Body is the largest manufacturer of medium duty freight and refrigerated van and truck bodies in North America. Founded in 1952, as a small welding shop in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, on the site where Conestoga wagons were manufactured through the late 1800s, we have experienced tremendous growth and continue to look for additional expansion opportunities around the world. With a total of fourteen manufacturing and six service facilities strategically located across the U.S. and Canada, Morgan is able to provide the quality, service, and prompt delivery our customers expect.

A subsidiary of J.B. Poindexter, a privately held diversified manufacturing company, Morgan Truck Body offers a vast variety of career opportunities, internally as well as within the J.B. Poindexter family of companies. We offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability plans, 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more. We pride ourselves in team member development, performance, recognition, and a culture of diversity and respect. Whether you are taking the next step of your career or just beginning, joining Morgan s winning team means being part of a great home away from home. You will be challenged. You will be proud.

Job Description:
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The Senior Corporate Buyer will be responsible for the establishment of strategic sourcing initiatives, execution for assigned commodities, and work as a liaison between vendors, plants and JBPCO.

Key aspects of the position will be domestic and global sourcing, standardization, vendor and cost management, improved quality performance, and reduced total cost of purchased components. The position involves cross-functional teaming with Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing Operations, Finance, and business unit divisions of JBPCO.


Support onboarding and lead training of new team Morgan Purchasing team members.
Coordinate the strategic planning, budgeting and execution of supply chain projects for assigned commodities.
Source products domestically and globally.
Work collaboratively with the JBPCO sourcing group to support negotiations for assigned commodities.
Accurately maintain SCM related information (quote files, L/T, contracts, etc.) and set up standard costs for all items identified within assigned commodities.
Monitors markets for trends in pricing, new products, and new vendors to drive operational costs.
Prepares and present monthly and annual reports for management.
Participate in the establishment of annual strategic sourcing plans.
Collaborate with the Morgan engineering and production departments to facilitate the necessary information flow required to drive strategic projects forward.
Engage with suppliers on a frequent basis regarding KPIs for OTD, Quality and Cost.
Prepare and release RFQ package, review and negotiate the proposal, release and follow up POs as needed.
Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business, or Management; a minor in Finance a plus.
APICS certification and CPM certification desirable.
3-5 years of progressive purchasing experience with one to three years of purchasing experience in a manufacturing setting. Metal purchasing experience is preferred.
A minimum of one to years of aptitude with purchasing and business analytics including advanced Excel proficiency.
Strong MS Office computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Strong negotiation skills with all levels of management.
Travel up to 10% domestic.


Working in an office environment in a seated position a minimum of eight hours per day is required.

The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas where under certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection. Primary environment: ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.

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