Purchasing Lead in Guadalupe, Nuevo León, Mexico. at Welbilt

Date Posted: 11/12/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Does your current “gig” have you down?  Are you ready to make a positive change?  If so, then come to work for a company that . . .
•        Values the strong skills you bring to the table
•        Provides an opportunity to succeed at what you do best
•        Will challenge your skills and grow your talent
•        Gives you the chance to build a real, long term career
Your future starts here at Welbilt Monterrey Plant*.
Key responsibilities of this position include procuring the highest quality raw material, components and services at the most effective price and ensure they are delivered reliably and on time. 
Reporting directly to the Director of Operations,  this position is located in Monterrey, Mexico.
If you’re up to the challenge, the reward is satisfaction . . . and knowing you helped build something real. Join our passionate team and help build something you can be proud of – a future filled with passion, pride and satisfaction.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Responsible for the cost, quality, reliability and delivery of purchased goods and services.       
  • Determine the needs, shortages, or required activity, to meet or support the production schedules.           
  • Initiate the appropriate activity required internally and externally to support the company’s business objectives and production schedule.             
  • Responsible for lowering raw material inventory and driving for the consignment of goods.      
  • Communicate requirements to external and internal suppliers (domestic & international) and follow up as necessary.     
  • Support new product introductions.        
  • Arrange special transportation via internal/external sources (domestic & international) with logistics’ assistance.          
  • Regulate smooth flow of material in and out of the facility, while using inventory guidelines to prevent line shutdowns or poor customer order fill rates.          
  • Direct component reject disposition through supplier base.   
  • Review supplier quarterly assessment reports and initiates corrective action for all suppliers under performance.           
  • Support and/or lead Product Cost Take Out and new product initiatives/teams.    
  • Negotiate agreements with new and existing suppliers that support the company business plan.           
  • Evaluate supplier performance and strive for continuous supplier improvement. 
  • Participate as lead member on Warranty Reduction Teams.    

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 3 years purchasing experience.
  • Knowledge of QAD is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) required.
  • Normal office environment with exposure to shop floor.
  • Oracle - MRP Exerpience strongly preferred.
  • Experience in a manufacturing operation with ISO-9001:2015 / Lean Manufacturing work environment is a plus
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
*Welbilt – Monterrey Mexico, is a leading manufacturer for foodservice equipment.  


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