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Purchasing Agent - Enterprise Capital Equipment

Company: Marvin
Location: Fargo
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionAt Marvin, we make windows and doors inspired by how you live so you're inspired to live well. We are driven by the momentum of four generations of innovation and excellence to imagine and create better ways of living. Our business reaches across the nation and our products are represented around the world. With our commitment to our local communities and to providing innovative solutions using new technology, we are always looking for ways to move our people, as well as our business, forward.Marvin's portfolio also includes three additional premium brands: Infinity Replacement Windows, TruStile Doors, and Marvin Coastline, with employees across all organizations operating under one company purpose and shared set of company values, uniting our efforts to imagine and create better ways of living.Position Overview This Purchasing Agent provides enterprise-wide support for capital and custom equipment expenditures through facilitation of supplier selection processes and managing ongoing supplier relationships.Essential Job Functions:

  • Facilitate, lead and support supplier selection processes for both custom equipment or Marvin capital equipment expenditures. Includes managing quoting events, authorizations for expenses and memorializing decisions on supplier selection.
  • Manage key custom equipment and capital equipment supplier relationships. Ensure contracts and contractual obligations can be met and are met. Lead negotiation on contracts on behalf of the organization (after fully completing internal needs assessments).
  • Manage performance, negotiate payment, and ensure communication is timely, transparent and delivers results Marvin stakeholders requirement to meet project objectives and installation timelines.
  • Facilitate delivery, specification reviews and payment systems are set up appropriately to receive equipment. Coordinate amongst various stakeholders to include accounting, engineering, product development, environmental health & safety, and local maintenance (as needed) to ensure timely installation and set-up of equipment.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Excellent oral, written communication skills.
    • Strong skills in interpersonal relationships.
    • Negotiation and problem-solving competencies.
    • Basic understanding of mechanical and electrical controlled equipment.Experience and Education:
      • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management or similar field of study required.
      • 3 - 5 years of purchasing capital equipment.
      • Supplier development and performance management experience strongly preferred.
      • Prior experience in sourcing, engineering, quality, manufacturing processes and program management preferred.EEO#INDSP

Keywords: Marvin, Fargo , Purchasing Agent - Enterprise Capital Equipment, Sales , Fargo, North Dakota

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