Sr. Corporate Buyer
Company: Morgan Truck Body LLC
Posted on: February 25, 2021
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
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
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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
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.
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support onboarding and lead training of new team Morgan Purchasing
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
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.
EXPERTISE REQUIRED/MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
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
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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