Job Name:
MRO Buyer

General information

Location: Bayport, MN
Date:
20-Nov-2023
Company:
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Bayport, MN
Ref #:
4345
Job Category:
Maintenance
Posting City:
Bayport
State:
MN

Description & Requirements

ANDERSEN CORPORATION SUMMARY:

 
We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 “America’s Best Large Employers” and a “Best Employer for Diversity.” As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.
 

PURPOSE: This centralized function oversees the coordination of equipment parts and tools used by the maintenance team. Provides the best cost and quality components within the timelines needed to maintain and increase maintenance efficiency and maximize production uptime.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

·       Process all purchase requests generated from maintenance department utilizing the CMMS application

·       Maintain inventory levels that meet the needs of production levels yet are cost effective, utilizing on-demand planning tools

·       Research and evaluate parts requests working with maintenance supervisors, planners, and technicians to provide the best quality, price, and lead time

·       Manage the MRO inventory and accuracy through periodic cycle counts

·       Process all central stores replenishment orders

·       Analyze reorder points and quantities, adjust based on usage history, future needs, and current lead times

·       Utilize LEAN manufacturing tools to maximize efficiency of department and operating processes

·       Manage external/internal repairable parts and equipment

·       Work with vendors managing leased parts contracts, evaluates pricing and make recommendations as needed to introduce new suppliers

·       Work cross-functionally with maintenance teams in other locations to create and update corporate parts catalog

·       Monitor and expedite all purchase orders generated to ensure timely receipt

·       Process weekly/monthly reports as requested

·       Represent Andersen Corporation in a professional and ethical manner with all outside vendors

·       Perform special projects and/or other duties as requested

 

QUALIFICATION AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

·       3-5 years of experience working in maintenance and/or parts management and parts sourcing in a manufacturing environment preferred

·       High school diploma required

·       Strong knowledge of maintenance, repair, and industrial components

·       Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office; preferably working within a CMMS system

·       Excellent organization and prioritization skills. This position will be required to work within very tight timelines and must be able to multitask

·       Shows persistence and seeks alternatives when obstacles arise; seeks alternative solutions; does things before being asked or forced to by events

·       Strong skills researching via internet, manufacturer’s manuals, etc.

·       Works within the system in a resourceful manner to accomplish reasonable work goals; shows flexibility in response to process change and adapts to and accommodates new methods and procedures

·       Strong decision-making skills

·       Strong communication skills with the ability to work with all levels of associates within manufacturing plant and cross-functionally

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SALARY INFORMATION:  (Effective January 1, 2023, must include this section in all remote job postings and all jobs posted in California, Colorado, New York, and Washington state)
Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to work experience, education, geographic location, certifications, etc. In addition to your pay, Andersen Corporation currently offers benefits such as comprehensive health benefits, 401k contribution, paid time off, 8 paid standard holidays, plus 2 floating holidays, a robust employee Wellbeing program, as well as profit sharing (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements).
 
CULTURE AND BENEFITS:
“Be Orange. Be You” is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences and empowering you, we’ll be a stronger team able to accomplish what otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This Orange spirit has helped us become the #1 innovative window and door brand* and the one homeowners love the most.** It’s also why we’re committed to supporting you to approach each day with a bright outlook.
 
Benefits include, and are not limited to:
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account contributions
  • Paid holidays plus PTO
  • 401(k) plan & contributions
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • Charity contributions
  • Nationwide career opportunities
We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today.
 
* 2020 Andersen brand surveys of U.S. contractors, builders & architects
** 2020 Andersen Brand Survey of U.S. homeowners
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS SUMMARY (to be included with production postings):
• Must be able to stand for XX hrs
• Must be able to lift XX lbs, etc.
 
 
In 2023, Andersen has set a profit-sharing target of $4,000 per eligible employee, prorated as appropriate. Profit sharing will be paid out in quarterly installments to provide eligible employees with payments throughout the year, with payment amounts tied to quarterly operating profit performance.  
 
Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Posting City:
Bayport, MN