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Buyer - Boats Specific

Company: Highwater Marine, LLC/Pontoon Boat, LLC
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

External DescriptionJOB SUMMARY:Bennington is the market leading pontoon boat manufacturer and a wholly owned subsidiary of Polaris Industries, a Fortune 500 company. We pride ourselves on delivering a boating experience that's second to none through our emphasis on innovation, design, product quality, and relentless focus on customer satisfaction. Our team members live that passion every day and have fueled our growth to over 750 employees across 7 buildings in Elkhart, IN.This position buys boat specific direct material parts used to support manufacturing and aftermarket part sales; manages suppliers, develops bids, analyzes PO suggestions daily, performs make vs. buy analysis, places orders and expedites material used in the manufacturing of product.ESSENTIAL DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIES :---Lead supply base development to reduce supply risk and deliver the best total landed cost.---Assist in negotiating and managing a supply base and execute strategic supply base strategies for their assigned base.---Support quality and cost objectives by developing and implementing sourcing strategies that ensure total of materials serviced and purchased.---Perform activities to source, manage, maintain, and implement contracts and purchase orders and the associated databases; and with supplier performance monitoring.---Analyze and process PO suggestions, and other reports to determine appropriate purchases and delivery schedule.---Generate purchase requirements for assigned suppliers, commodities, parts, and services.---Lead make/buy analysis to make decisions on outsourced supplier parts and other analyses.---Read, repair and interpret written reports, drawings, correspondence, instructions and guidelines. ---Expedite as required for assigned suppliers/parts/services.---Maintain system integrity related to supplier information.---Negotiate year-over-year cost and quality improvements and create greater value for Bennington.---Lead improvements in efficiency and effectiveness within Purchasing and other teams.---Maintain a positive working relationship with Bennington employees and suppliers to ensure a cooperative and productive work environment.RequirementsSKILLS KNOWLEDGE---Bachelor degree (B.A. or B.S) in Business Management or Supply Chain plus 2-4 years related experience in procurement.---Experience in an Engineering to Order manufacturing environment utilizing MRP. ---Must be able to travel domestically and internationally.---Negotiation skills.---Leading Make/Buy analysis.---Excel and PowerPoint skills.---High level of attention to detail.---Able to perform the job functions under minimal supervision.---Prioritize and meet deadlines as required.---Coordinate a high level of activities under a variety of conditions and constraints.---Establish and maintain effective relationships.

Keywords: Highwater Marine, LLC/Pontoon Boat, LLC, Elkhart , Buyer - Boats Specific, Other , Elkhart, Indiana

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