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Supply Chain Buyer

Company name
Fairbanks Morse Engine

Stafford, TX

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Position Summary:

Position is focused on providing CPI with a lean and efficient Supply Chain for its US manufacturing & Service Center sites by coordinating the procurement and distribution of materials, parts, equipment, and supplies. The individual will also aide in global activity to leverage our world presence and increased volume while performing daily purchasing functions to support customer orders effectively and efficiently.

Position Requirements:


2-4 years Supply Chain experience

Dedication to process improvement resulting in higher external and internal customer satisfaction

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Strong preference to candidates have extensive experience with ERP platforms, preferably as a super user

Experience and working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite(MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)

Experience in finding, selecting and developing suppliers

Excellent project and supply category management skills

Strong analytical capabilities

Basic understanding of business financials


Bachelor's degree in Business or Supply Chain Management or related field preferred

Principal Responsibilities:

Define and implement replenishment systems for all applicable inventories

Perform activities related to procurement of goods and services beginning with intent to purchase through delivery from existing and potential suppliers

Identify, solicit, evaluate, provide recommendations, and monitor existing and potentials for new supplier agreements/contracts

Develop strategic relationships with suppliers and advance their continuous improvement activities for mutual benefit

Optimize the purchasing processes within ISO/SOX procedures

Analyzes the requirements of specific commodities on various scales (local, regional, global)

Ensure that all stock is purchased within procedures to maintain appropriate stock levels

Provides timely and accurate metrics and data analysis

Maintains timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other documents to assure accurate retention of records

Negotiates lowest total cost of ownership on purchased materials

Minimize transportation costs via carrier, routes, stock locations, cargo size and weight, and process improvement activities

Provide team support for material selection and replenishment processes

Job Location

Stafford, Texas, United States

Position Type


Company info

Fairbanks Morse Engine
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Company Profile
Fairbanks Morse Engine, based in Beloit, Wisconsin, USA, is a worldwide leader in engine technology and manufacturing. Since the company's inception in the 1870s, Fairbanks Morse has produced a wide variety of products, including the Eclipse Windmill, the Train Master locomotive, and the first commercially successful gasoline engine in 1893.

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