Associate Buyer in Mount Pleasant, MI at Welbilt

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

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Job Description

Is this you?  Purchasing “guru.”  Relationship builder.  Go getter.  Do you enjoy building relationships and have a high level of integrity and sense of urgency?  If so, then you could be our next Associate Buyer at Delfield's Mt. Pleasant facility*.   The Associate Buyer will plan, buy, maintain inventory levels, and manage vendor relationships.  This position is based in Mt. Pleasant, MI.   We put the 'fast' in fast food and the refinement in fine dining. We put the icy refreshment in sodas and the 'rocks' in signature cocktails.  Be part of an industry that touches every life. Advance your career with the leader in foodservice innovation! 
  Essential Job Functions:
  • Determine the needs, shortages, or required activity, to meet or support the production schedules
  • Responsible for the cost, quality, reliability and delivery of purchased goods and services
  • Plan required production levels and material needs for assigned commodities and production lines
  • Communicate material requirements to external and internal suppliers
  • Support quality with vendor/material issues
  • Responsible for inventory levels including turns for assigned materials and products
  • Communicate with customer service and/or production leadership when customer expectations are in question due to materials and products
  • Support new product introductions
  • Arrange special transportation via internal/external sources (domestic & international) with logistics’ assistance
  • Maintain supplier report cards, communicate improvement needs as required

Job Requirements

  • Associates Degree in Business Administration or High School Diploma (or equivalent)  with two years of relevant experience
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • ERP experience required - (Oracle and/or QAD experience preferred)     

•Delfield Company, LLC – Mt. Pleasant, Michigan manufactures world class product brands such as Delfield®, Merco®, and Multiplex®.  Products include frozen beverage dispensing equipment, hot-holding units, prep tables, worktop refrigeration, refrigerated equipment stands, mobile serving lines, and custom refrigeration.  The facility in Mt. Pleasant is a division of Welbilt, Inc.   Welbilt, Inc. (formerly Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc.) designs, manufactures and supplies best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market. Welbilt offers customers unparalleled operator and patron insights, collaborative kitchen solutions, culinary expertise and world-class implementation support and service, whether locations are around the corner or across the globe. With operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the company has a portfolio of best-in-class brands including Cleveland, Convotherm®, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln, Manitowoc® Ice, Merco®, Multiplex®, Merrychef®, Servend® and Manitowoc® Beverage Systems.

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