Dexter Axle

Buyer/Planner

Location US-IN-Albion
Posted Date 1 month ago(11/1/2021 5:55 PM)
Job ID
2021-3828
# Positions
1

Overview

Dexter, the premier supplier and manufacturer of axles, doors, venting products and related components in the utility trailer, boat trailer, recreational vehicle, heavy duty and manufactured housing markets, has an opportunity for a Buyer/Planner at our multi-plant manufacturing facility located in Albion, Indiana.

 

Dexter has been a leading manufacturer of trailer axles, brakes and actuation, along with entrance door and venting products for over 50 years serving the utility trailer, recreational vehicle, heavy duty, manufactured housing, agricultural, marine, and specialty markets. Dexter is headquartered in Elkhart, Indiana employing over 2,800 people and operating 18 manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and Canada (Indiana, Georgia, Oklahoma, California, Tennessee, Texas, Florida, Utah, Ontario, and Alberta). Dexter has achieved its many years of success through a commitment to the principles of superior quality, continuous improvement, and unparalleled customer service. Dexter is a wholly owned subsidiary of DexKo Global, Inc.

For more information about our company, access Dexter's web site at www.dexteraxle.com.

 

Dexter offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. Dexter’s benefits package includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, FSA, HSA, and 401(k) Plan with company contributions.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, the Buyer/Planner coordinates activities involved with purchasing goods and services such as raw materials for the location by performing the following duties:

  • Reviews requisitions
  • Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule
  • Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items
  • Estimates values according to knowledge of market price
  • Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase or bid
  • Prepares purchase orders or bid requests
  • Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority
  • Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action
  • Approves invoices for payment
  • Expedites delivery of goods to users
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or comparable discipline and 3 years related work experience in a manufacturing environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  ERP/MRP experience required.  Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Access.

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