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Company: OPW
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: January 15, 2023

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Are you looking to work for a growing company in a safe and friendly environment that offers good pay, excellent benefits, paid holidays, and time off, as well as flexible work hours? PDQ Manufacturing, Inc. in De Pere offers all that and more! Apply today for an opportunity to work on a great team. This position will be responsible for procurring products, parts, supplies and services from both predetermined and newly selected sources in the most economically advantageous manner for the company, weighing both vendor reliability and dependability.*Major Responsibilities/Activities** Negotiate to optimize vendor capabilities in areas of price, quality and lead time.* Establish purchase agreements for production parts to be replenished through various Lean procurement systems.* Schedule, buy and expedite assigned production parts, supplies and services.* Provide guidance and support through the selection of new items and suppliers as the need arises during the product development cycle.* During the new product development cycle, actively support the Research & Development Department or Product Support Engineering by participating in solidifying supplier's quotes and supply agreements for new items intended for use in production.* Coordinate ordering and expediting of prototype components for analysis in the Alpha and Beta phases of product development.* Solicit quotations and supply agreements for new items intended for use in production.* Coordinate supplier visits, ISO audits and evaluations in assigned commodity groups for all potential new Class 1 and 2 suppliers, and Class 3 suppliers when appropriate.* Provide information required for completion of purchased parts ERP system setup.* Actively participate in new product activity as it relates to the department.* Meet regularly with salespeople and visit suppliers when appropriate.* Evaluate sourcing opportunities and cost savings in best cost countries.* Work with Dover sourcing teams to move to new alliance suppliers.* Complete initial and subsequent supplier evaluation reports.* Assure quality and on-time delivery of parts, products and services purchased.* Expedite rush orders and emergency orders* Communicate regularly with vendors to stay abreast of latest developments at the vendors effecting business relationships, technology, cost or quality.* Keep abreast of pricing and availability trends and recommend timely actions to management to ensure an uninterrupted flow of materials to meet production requirements.* Work with accounting on PO and invoice discrepancies.* Coordinate product obsolescence activities with suppliers and production.* Process special equipment requests approved by engineering.* Process engineering change requests released from engineering.* Backup Logistics duties when and as required* Perpetually maintain COO and HTSUS compliance updates*Education Requirements**** A minimum of an Associate degree in Materials Management or related field, or appropriate materials management experience in lieu of a degree, is required.* A Bachelors degree in Operations Management or Materials Management is preferred.*Experience Requirements** A minimum of 5 years of professional purchasing experience, preferably with a high volume manufacturing or electro-mechanical assembly company, is required.* NAP or APICS certification (or evidence of progress toward certification) is preferred.* Computer proficiency in a Windows environment is required, preferably with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.* Experience using SyteLine or related manufacturing software is preferred.* Must be able to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.* Must possess strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.* Well-developed professional telephone etiquette is required.* Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.*Quality Responsibilities: ** Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any non-conformities relating to product, process and quality systems.* Identify and record any problems relating to the product, process and quality system.* Initiate, recommend or provide solutions through designated channels.* Control further processing, delivery or installation of non-conforming product until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.*Physical Demands: ***While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be exposed to normal office conditions and usual office equipment like telephone, personal computer, reports and files. The employee will also be exposed to normal conditions of a manufacturing facility. The employee will be regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee will be required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and climb or balance and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will frequently lift, carry or otherwise move and position objects weighing up to 35 pounds, and occasionally up to 50 pounds.For over 30 years, PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., has provided the vehicle wash industry with cutting-edge technological advances in vehicle wash solutions. PDQ is recognized as the world-leading manufacturer of touchless vehicle wash equipment with one of the most powerful names in the industy LaserWash -. That same energy and passion that we bring to the touchless industry is being unleashed onto the friction market with our ProTouch - line of in-bay automatic brush equipment.For over 125 years, OPW has led the way in designing and manufacturing world-class retail fueling, fluid handling and car wash system solutions for the safe and efficient handling and distribution of fuels and critical fluids. OPW makes above ground and below ground products for both conventional, vapour recovery and clean energy applications in the retail and commercial markets. Additionally, OPW supplies loading arms, valves and dry-break couplings, tank truck equipment, rail car valves and equipment, and car wash systems. OPW has manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, with sales offices around the world. OPW is part of the Dover Corporation, which is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under 'DOV'. To learn more about OPW's 125 years of providing industry-leading solutions, visit our website at www.Opwglobal.Com.Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of over $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of approximately 24,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under " DOV." Additional information is available at dovercorporation.Com.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Wisconsin : De PereSub Division : VWS North AmericaJob Requisition ID : 47795Job Type: Full-timeSchedule:* 8 hour shiftWork Location: One location

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