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Buyer

Open Position

Location: Richmond, VA & Tucker, GA

AMF Bakery Systems offers best-in-class system solutions for industrial bakeries across the globe. We prioritize sustainability and have developed the first-ever industrial hydrogen oven to help our clients reduce food and energy waste daily. Our Richmond VA, and Tucker, GA locations provide a dynamic work environment and a chance to join our team as a Buyer.


The ideal candidate will source various AMF machine components, including made-to-print machined and fabricated parts, assemblies, materials, and commercial components while maintaining delivery schedules for manufacturing and direct aftermarket sales.

Duties Include:

  • Manage supplier base, cultivate long-term supplier relationships, and resolve issues
  • Drive optimum costs and maintain quality levels of products
  • Negotiate and purchase items required for manufacturing and spare parts
  • Monitor and maintain delivery schedules and purchase order accuracy
  • Collaborate across departmental lines to promote design standardization to ensure cost containment and functions, including Finance to ensure document accuracy improvements; Manufacturing support to outsourcing when capacity dictates
  • Identify and collect data and make proposals on potential cost savings projects
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining purchase orders and delivery information and processing monthly quality reports

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related required
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience, preferably in a manufacturing or operations environment
  • Experience with and knowledge of procuring machined-to-print components and commercial electrical and or pneumatic commodities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships
  • Ability to be proactive, self-motivated, and resourceful
  • Must be able to take ownership of multiple assignments and follow through to completion
  • Excellent organizational skills and multitasking ability and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and MRP Planning
  • Knowledge of Microsoft D365

Working Conditions:

This office position requires spending time on the manufacturing floor and warehouse, which requires wearing safety glasses, safety shoes, and the possibility of lifting up to 50 lbs.

Benefits:
AMF Bakery Systems offers competitive compensation, benefits package, and excellent opportunities for growth throughout our organization globally and within the Markel Food Group