KIK Custom Products

  • Purchasing Expediter

    Job Location US-TX-Ft. Worth
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/6/2018 4:51 PM)
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    General Summary

    The Purchasing Expeditor is a critical position in the Supply Chain organization.  This indivdual ensures timely delivery of raw materials to the plant to meet our production schedule. Orders and/or releases materials consistent with JDE, MRP, and Supply and Demand. Strives to maintain company production goals.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Committed to providing highest degree of excellence in servicing internal and external customers
    • Combines purchase order quantities for best rate when feasible and consistent with good purchasing/inventory control procedures
    • Communicates with suppliers and logistics team on a daily basis to expedite required materials for production and advise the planners when material will be late
    • Escalate the need to ship materials via non-standard routing, such as team drivers and air freight to achieve demand dates.
    • Provide expediting for all materials needed including chemicals and packaging
    • Confirms delivery date and times for critical items needed for the finite schedule
    • Remove obstacles to get materials in house as needed
    • Provides accurate and timely information regarding material deliveries to the scheduling department




    Minimum Education and/or Experience Requirements

    • Minimum of 1-2 years' of expediting experience in a manufacturing environment
    • Requires a high school diploma and experience. Preferred Vocational Certification


    Skills and Abilities Required


    • Strong sense of urgency
    • Strong Analytical skills needed
    • Strong accuracy and attention to detail
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Outstanding communication to a variety of audiences
    • Results driven and decisive
    • Understands objectives and able to operate with minimal supervision





    KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer


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