Procurement Specialist / Buyer

    Posted: 08/05/2022

    HOPPE North America, Inc. is a local manufacturer of window and door hardware with a great atmosphere, small company benefits with the security of a larger parent. HOPPE's low turnover rates speak to its employee satisfaction, competitive pay and benefits. Come join our team!

    The Procurement Specials / Buyer is a full-time position responsible for the procurement of supplies and services, raw materials, semi-finished and finished goods. Excellent benefit package including PTO in the first year, 11+ holidays per year, health insurance the first of the month following hire, 401k matching, and much more.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Evaluate and manage existing and potential suppliers
    • Ensure timely acquisition of products and services from known sources of supply
    • Actively source new products and alternate sources
    • Comply with purchasing policies and procedures as well as suggest improvements as experience provides
    • Negotiate, place, and maintain purchase orders
    • Resolve issues in the areas of purchase order accuracy and completeness, receiving, and invoicing variances
    • Manage and update data in MRP system
    • Represent HOPPE North America when interfacing with other companies. This includes conduction meetings with suppliers, communicating material specifications, negotiating pricing, delivery commitments, resolving quality issues.
    • Participate and/or coordinate activities with other functional areas such as engineering, product management, quality, and accounting, to achieve maximum customer service
    • Identify and drive activities to improve the supply chain of HOPPE North America
    • Preferred minimum of two years direct related experience, but encourage all levels of experience to apply
    • Experience with supplier negotiation and conflict resolution
    • Ability to manage projects
    • Demonstrated understanding of MRP, inventory and production principles
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Forward thinker, open to presenting and accepting new ideas
    • Team player, interested in cross-training
    • Proven results in driving supplier improvement and cost reduction programs
    • Intermediate user of Microsoft Excel
    • Microsoft Dynamics AX experience a plus
    Apply directly via email to debbie.boos@hoppe.com or through Indeed.com