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Purchasing Analyst

Company: AFCO Performance Group, LLC
Location: Boonville
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

AFCO Performance Group is currently seeking a Purchasing Analyst professional that has a passion for serving others by developing supplier relationships and ensuring the manufacturing teams have parts to build product for the high performance and racing vehicle markets. The Purchasing Analyst will be responsible for ensuring the continuous supply and timely procurement of product and materials to maintain appropriate inventory levels at the least costs consistent with quality and delivery requirements.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Analyze data to determine required purchases & submit purchase orders to support proper inventory levels and customer demand.Communicate in verbal or written form to solve inventory issues related to delivery, quantity, quality, and cost.Work with suppliers to design and implement programs to optimize inventory at assigned plants.Provide cash flow forecasts to corporate accounting for future purchase orders.Negotiate favorable terms for purchase orders, while maintaining excellent relationships with our current supplying partners.Monitor supplier performance through a scorecard system & resolve deficiencies that arise.Work with corporate marketing teams to support procurement for new product launches.Identify new sources for inventory as a result of expansion, cost reduction, or otherwise.Minimum Requirements:Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.Minimum 3-5 years related purchasing and management experience.Analytical skills, an ability to understand underlying issues and complex processes, and know the difference between critical details and less important facts.Ability to motivate, develop, and direct others.Understanding of world-wide transit systems, logistics, & duties for transporting goods.Meticulous attention to detail and ability to work independently.Ability to problem solve, troubleshoot, and understand purchasing processes.Strong PC skills, including Microsoft Office, and MRP systems.Experience with MS Excel is a must, with Excel Power Query being a plus.Knowledge of basic automotive markets and inventory systems is a plus.Ability to read engineering drawings is a plus.Knowledge of CNC machining, forging, and metal finishing processes is a plus. Physical Requirements & Working Environment: Ability to rarely lift and carry Work may be performed while either standing or sitting at desk, thus amount of sitting and standing can be from rare to constant, dependent upon employee's preference.Rare walking, bending, reaching, and twisting.Frequent pinching, grasping and fine manipulation with fingers to use computer.Heated and air-conditioned indoor office work.Company OverviewAFCO Performance Group engineers, manufactures, and distributes premium Shocks, Springs, Brakes, Cooling, Exhaust Products, Gauges, Scales, Specialty Tools, Chassis Setup Equipment, and Motorcycle Suspension Products through its various brands: AFCO Racing Products, Dynatech Headers, PRO Shocks, DeWitts Radiators, Longacre Racing Products, and Legend Suspensions. AFCO Performance Group continues to build on over 35 years of manufacturing experience with quality performance products, racing engineering innovation, and superior service and support.If you are looking for a family-like atmosphere, in a climate-controlled environment, plus competitive compensation, health, dental and vision insurance, long term disability, 401(k)/matching, and paid vacation, please visit us online at http://www.afcoperformancegroup.com.

Keywords: AFCO Performance Group, LLC, Evansville , Purchasing Analyst, Professions , Boonville, Indiana

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