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Purchasing Agent - Enterprise Capital Equipment

Company: Marvin
Location: Grand Forks
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

This Purchasing Agent provides enterprise-wide support for capital and custom equipment expenditures through facilitation of supplier selection processes and managing ongoing supplier relationships.Highlights of your roleFacilitate, lead and support supplier selection processes for both custom equipment or Marvin capital equipment expenditures. Includes managing quoting events, authorizations for expenses and memorializing decisions on supplier selection.Manage key custom equipment and capital equipment supplier relationships. Ensure contracts and contractual obligations can be met and are met. Lead negotiation on contracts on behalf of the organization (after fully completing internal needs assessments).Manage performance, negotiate payment, and ensure communication is timely, transparent and delivers results Marvin stakeholders requirement to meet project objectives and installation timelines.Facilitate delivery, specification reviews and payment systems are set up appropriately to receive equipment. Coordinate amongst various stakeholders to include accounting, engineering, product development, environmental health & safety, and local maintenance (as needed) to ensure timely installation and set-up of equipment.You're a good fit if you have:Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management or similar field of study preferred.3 5 years of purchasing capital equipment.Excellent oral, written communication skills.Strong skills in interpersonal relationships.Negotiation and problem-solving competencies.Basic understanding of mechanical and electrical controlled equipment.Supplier development and performance management experience strongly preferred.Prior experience in sourcing, engineering, quality, manufacturing processes and program management preferred.Ability to travel will travel up to 50% of the time to various manufacturing plants.Your opportunity for better livingAt Marvin, we're driven to imagine and create better ways of living. And that goes beyond our customers, to our communities and the colleagues beside us every day. We offer competitive compensation, an extensive benefits package that includes health insurance on day one of employment, paid time off and paid holidays, and a 401K retirement savings match.We also support your overall wellness in other meaningful ways, including your own company-funded well-being account that can be used for anything from travel to a day at the spa, gym memberships or fun experiences with family and friends. You will be rewarded through our profit-sharing program, which recognizes the important role all employees play in making Marvin a success year, after year.As a premier company with locations across North America, Marvin's portfolio also includes three additional premium brands: Infinity Replacement Windows, TruStile Doors, and Marvin Coastline. Together, we share one purpose and live our values. Our culture is built on generations of doing the right thing and putting our people first. Join us, and experience better living at Marvin.#LI-CM1#assocEqual Opportunity EmployerThis job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of the activities, duties, or responsibilities of the employee. Accommodation may be made to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any offer of employment is contingent on the completion of a background check and drug screen to company standards.#INDLP

Keywords: Marvin, Grand Forks , Purchasing Agent - Enterprise Capital Equipment, Sales , Grand Forks, North Dakota

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