Chart Industries Buyer / Expeditor in New Iberia, Louisiana
Ensuring Chart’s Success…
The New Iberia facility specializes in cold box assembly and fabrication, pressure vessels and other cryogenic equipment as used for the air separation and hydrocarbon industries. The end users of this equipment include all the major LNG, petrochemical and air separation engineering on a worldwide basis. The facility is located at the Port of Iberia.
The Buyer/Expeditor will ensure prompt delivery of materials and services by communicating with vendors on the status of critical orders and eliminating difficulties and delays. They will also serve as an integral member of the supply chain team in the assistance with all facility purchasing, analyzing on-time deliveries and managing the MRP/ERP system.
*For further consideration, please completely fill out the application and attach your most up to date resume in either PDF or WORD format
What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be…
Generate purchase orders to suppliers for assigned projects in a timely fashion and work with suppliers to confirm delivery dates to ensure on-time delivery to our customers.
Enter / maintain relevant data in the MRP/ERP system per documented purchasing procedures.
Monitor and provide clear communications to suppliers as to the business requirements and expectations for delivery, quality, customer support, and continuous improvement.
Work with logistics on shipping arrangements and to ensure orders are closed within the target time frame.
Resolve 3-way match issues between purchase orders, receipts, and supplier invoices.
Maintain reports on cost savings, delivery performance, product/service quality, and/or inventories as required.
Maintain highest ethical behavior while following Chart procedures, policies, work instructions, and safety guidelines.
Regularly communicate material issues that may impact Customer due dates with Project Managers and other team members.
Regularly attend team meetings to discuss project and order status and to identify and resolve issues that may impact the customer.
Adhere to Quality Management System processes with supplier approval and disciplinary procedures (NCR’s). Track and dispose of discrepancies related to non-conforming vendor supplied material.
Lead supplier development activities by working with Category Support, Quality and Engineering to approve new suppliers (define, track and report progress on projects)
Support the Global Category Manager with supplier negotiations on pricing, payment terms, delivery terms, and quality targets.
Serve as the ‘relationship owner’ for Chart’s suppliers and promote the Chart brand(s).
Your Education Should Be…
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Two-year degree in business or related field preferred.
Your Physical Work Environment Will Require…
Lifting up to 50 lbs.
Exposure to manufacturing environment with elevated noise and heat
Your Professional Experience Should Be…
Ability to work to high level of accuracy and efficiency within a fast-paced engineered to order manufacturing environment.
Identify and develop vendors
Excellent negotiation skills required
Strong understanding of contracts, contract requirements, and contract management required
Knowledge of steel/metal production process and markets preferred
Minimum of two years of related experience required.
Five to seven years of related experience preferred.
Chart is an equal opportunity employer
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