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Who We Are:
The Kurt J. Lesker Company is a leading technology and manufacturing company that touches your life every day, you just may not know it yet. How? By manufacturing and providing enabling technology products to industries such as Semiconductor, Aerospace, LED, Consumer Electronics, Medical Device, Electric Vehicles, Thin Film Battery Production and Crystal Growth just to name a few. Did you see the recent rocket launch? Talked to someone via video chat with your phone? Like those new sunglasses? Shave? Each and every one of those applications there is a likely chance the Kurt J. Lesker Company was involved.
As the Procurement Specialist, you will be required to procure materials for distributed and manufactured items from KJLC qualified suppliers at lowest cost while maintaining the highest quality and efficiency.
Key Job Elements:
Create and issue purchase orders to satisfy sales order, production order, and stocking requirements.
Respond to price and delivery requests for non-stocked items as required by the sales and production departments.
Evaluate stocking levels based on historical transactions and sale forecasts to minimize the inventory required to satisfy customers.
Negotiate with new and existing suppliers to create the best situation for KJLC including product price, lead time, quality, and packaging.
Perform vendor onsite audits, inspections, and negotiations.
Utilize inventory management and purchasing programs where possible, such as, JIT, MRP and E-commerce.
Demonstrate knowledge of KJLC’s procedures for entering and editing purchase orders, responding to price and delivery requests, responding to expedite requests, resolving invoice problems, resolving receiving anomalies, resolving vendor returns and maintaining vendor files.
Satisfy internal and external customers, effectively balancing the customers’ needs with the companies profit and personal integrity.
Coordinate Supply Chain efforts with associated Product Managers and/or Material Control to maximize value to KJLC.
Maintain the item master for assigned products, particularly the purchase price, cost price, and lead time fields.
Maintain the accuracy of the purchase order delivery dates.
Develop and maintain working relationships with the assigned suppliers.
Deliver performance feedback to the suppliers regarding quality, on-time deliveries, and customer service satisfaction.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in experience
Experience and/or education in procurement and inventory management
Working knowledge of computer programs for word processing, email, and spreadsheets.
Working knowledge of purchasing techniques including RFQs, blanket orders and product demand discounts that improve strategic costing capabilities.
Foreign Language skills
CPIM (Certified Production and Inventory Management)
CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional)
Benefits and Awards
Medical, Vision, Dental, Life, and Disability Insurance
Paid Time Off
Flexible Spending Plan
On site Gym and Running Trail
Employee Engagement and Sustainability Programs
PBT’s Best Places to Work
Business Ethics Award
Advanced Manufacturing Award
The Kurt J. Lesker is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disability
The Kurt J. Lesker Company is a dynamic, rapidly growing international manufacturer and distributor of thin film deposition systems and components for the vacuum technology market. Our products are used in a variety of applications including semiconductor, space exploration, automotive, solar, medical devices, and several other world-changing technologies. We pride ourselves on our strong team culture and dedication to sustainability, which has enabled us to continue to innovate and expand year after year. As a privately held company, we are able to focus on the long term and invest in the future, which has allowed us to stay at the cutting edge while providing stability and growth for our employees for the last 70 years. Join us and be a part of something truly special.