Position Listing #20-12


Orscheln Products, L.L.C.

Moberly, MO



Basic responsibility for certain commodity groups given by immediate supervisor / manager. This includes, but not limited to negotiating contracts, supplier reduction and cost savings.


Preferred Education:

Associate Degree preferred with two (2) years experience in Manufacturing Purchasing.

Non-Degree individuals prefer three (3) years experience in Manufacturing Purchasing.


Preferred Work Experience:

Prefer 2-3 years of Purchasing experience.



  • Negotiates with suppliers on contracts for material / components pricing, length of contract, payment terms, etc.
  • Works on-going for cost savings.
  • Works on Accounting issues (price discrepancies, etc).
  • Makes supplier visits when necessary.
  • Sends out quote requests and reviews for best selection.
  • Updates system with supplier information, pricing, minimum buy quantities & lead time
  • Sends engineering change notices and blueprints to supplies (new parts & design revisions)
  • Initiate customer contact with prospective suppliers including NDA and financial surveys to validate supplier performance capabilities.
  • Ensure accurate documentation is available to send with quote packages to suppliers.
  • Communicate with other departments to ensure information needed is delivered in a timely manner.
  • Monitor inventory levels on components and adjust safety stock levels where needed.
  • Works on-going for supplier reduction
  • Interactions with sales reps. when needed
  • Support Global effort as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor / manager



  • Basic MRP knowledge
  • Computer skills
  • Communication skills
  • Advanced negotiation skills
  • Office equipment
  • Time management / multi tasking skills
  • Basic negotiation skills
  • Adapts quickly to change



  • Data entry
  • 80% of the time sitting
  • Lifting less than 35lbs
  • Climate controlled environment
  • Some bending/stooping
  • Travel up to 10%

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