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Tactical Buyer

Requisition ID:  20354
Job Location(s): 

Tallahassee, FL, US

Job Description

Danfoss Turbocor is searching for a Tactical Buyer to join their team in Tallahassee, Florida. The Tactical Buyer is responsible for assuring the continuous supply of assigned components to support Operational goals, minimize the total landed cost of material and optimize company’s cash flow.

Job Responsibilities

  • Evaluates and acts upon the MRP requirements and Kanban levels for assigned commodities. 
  • Generates and adjusts purchase/shop work orders to support production schedules. 
  • Inputs, maintains, and adjusts records to ensure system validity.
  • Communicates forecasted requirements to external suppliers. 
  • Measures and communicates supplier performance to support supply chain continuous improvement efforts. 
  • Interfaces with Suppliers, Quality, Strategic Sourcing, and Engineering to quickly resolve issues.
  • Maintains department Visual Boards and 5S. 
  • Drives increased inventory turns, reduced cycle times, and improved Customer OTD by developing/managing material replenishment processes.
  • Support Value Stream, Commodity Management, Manufacturing, and Engineering teams to prioritize resources and suppliers.
  • Support resourcing projects by planning materials to ensure uninterrupted flow of product to customers.
  • Provide support to new product introduction teams, proposal development and subcontracting opportunities.
  • Ensures quick resolution of shipping discrepancies, receiving/invoice errors, and authorizes all inventory adjustments. 
  • Coordinates adjustments to ship dates or quantities on open purchase orders as necessary.
  • Works to eliminate excess and obsolete parts, and rationalize similar parts.
  • Aligns with our Operational Excellence focus, participates in events that eliminate waste/benefit the supply chain.

Background & Skills

  • BS/BA in business or technical field and a minimum of 2 years of related experience; or an MS/MBA in related field.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving/decision making skills; ability to make timely, effective, fact based decisions. Includes a strong working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and scheduling software.
  • Proficient in ERP systems and Microsoft office suite software (e.g. Word, Excel, Access, MS project, etc.).
  • Prior experience implementing and managing a Kanban or pull system approach to component flow.
  • Knowledge of supplier and component qualification processes.
  • Knowledge of supplier performance management practices, including supplier scorecards and performance metrics.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to perform and produce results in multifunctional teams in a dynamic work environment.
  • Proven ability to develop collaborative relationships and influence up, down, and across organizational lines.
  • Direct experience working with suppliers from low cost regions (India, China, Eastern Europe, Etc.).
  • Direct experience implementing lean concepts (Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen Leadership, 5S, etc).
  • CPIM, CSCP, Lean Manufacturing and Six-Sigma Green Belt certifications highly desirable.

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee