Franklin Electric   •  

Canby, OR

Industry: Industrial Equipment & Supply


5 - 7 years

Posted 250 days ago

  by    Amin Shaikh

This job is no longer available.

Job Description


If you want to work for a company with a passion for quality and innovation, consider Franklin Electric, or one of our companies. As the premier designer and manufacturer of residential, agricultural, and commercial water and fuel systems, we're making a fundamental difference in the lives of people around the world. Your career at Franklin will be well rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits--and more. We understand a fulfilling family life is the foundation to a successful professional one. We strive to promote from within and help every employee realize their professional potential. We believe in lifetime careers that continually challenge and fulfill.




?        Responsible for researching vendors, negotiating contracts, and setting policies related to purchasing.




?        Requisitions and purchases pre-approved materials, products, and services.

?        Performs research on requested materials, products, and services.

?        Makes vendor recommendations based on products, materials, and/or services options, pricing, and delivery terms.

?        Reconciles discrepancies between purchasing, delivery, and invoicing. Resolves accounts payable issues with internal and external customers.

?        Prepares weekly and monthly purchasing activity reports.

?        Negotiates and arranges for delivery of requested materials, products, and/or services.

?        Develops and publishes requests for proposals.

?        Offers research summaries, updates, and recommendations to managers and/or other departments/decision makers to ensure that more informed purchasing/costing decisions are made.

?        Analyzes and processes ERP material requirements plan (MRP) information.

?        Facilitates internal team meetings with suppliers to discuss areas such as pricing, quality, performance, and/or new product/project bids opportunities.

?        Negotiates and arranges for the return of non-conforming materials (RMA) to the supplier.

?        Maintains supplier files and confidentiality agreements.

?        Performs other related duties as required or assigned.




Skills and Abilities


?        Effectively communicates information and responds to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with customers, clients, the general public, and other employees of the organization.

?        Maintains confidentiality and uses discretion with business information.

?        Reads and understands documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

?        Writes routine reports and correspondence.

?        Adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides numbers (using currency and other forms of measurement).

?        Utilizes common-sense understanding in order to carry out written, oral, or diagrammed instructions.

?        Deals with problems involving several known variables in situations of routine nature.

?        Plans the time, method, manner, and/or performance sequence of own work; may also occasionally assist in planning work assignments performed by others within a limited area of operation.

?        Frequently makes decisions of both minor and major importance, which may affect the work operations of other employees and/or clientele to a moderate degree.

?        Completes some moderately repetitive tasks.

?        Uses noncomplex machines and equipment (adding machines, calculators, copy/fax machines, etc.).


Education and Experience


?        Equivalent of four years of high school (required).

?        Bachelor's degree in business, operations management, or a related degree.

?        Four to six years of relevant education or experience in purchasing, logistics, or a related field.


Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet.