• Plant Purchasing Specialist

    Job Location USA-WI-Marshfield
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
  • Summary

    Our vision is to be the best provider of building products in the eyes of our customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and communities.


    At Masonite, we understand that people are key. We are a composite of diverse people who come together by showing support and respect to one another.


    We hire people that demonstrate integrity under pressure. Integrity is at the foundation of everything we do. It is in each door we make, in our commitment delivery and in our honest and sincere communication.


    Our employees are flexible, versatile and resilient. Our ability to weather any storm, to bend without breaking, is what allows us to hear the knock and open the door with confidence, no matter what's on the other side.


    At Masonite, we hold the door open for each other and for new ideas. We want everyone to freely contribute ideas and add value, so we are positive and encouraging. This collaborative environment is what makes Masonite a transparent, fair company- one that doesn't hide behind closed doors.


    We continuously strive to improve both our products and our customers' experiences. This drive leads us to revolutionize the door industry and help people walk through walls.


    The Plant Purchasing Specialist coordinates supply chain activities associated with components, operations supplies, and related service purchases required for the production of doors for the markets served.



    • Assists or provides component value engineering alternative solutions for competitive advantage
    • Collaborates with Business functional areas and Suppliers as necessary to optimize component and supplies inventory investment
    • Partners with Business functional areas and Suppliers on new components, supplies, and service option development and introduction
    • Provides internal and external training in component features and benefits
    • Prepares and/or approves purchase orders within company policies and procedures
    • Creates, reviews, and/or approves requisitions and replenishment reports for purchases in compliance with company policies and procedures
    • Conducts or assists with physical inventories
    • Coordinates components, supplies, or service delivery schedules with Sales, Scheduling, Operations, and Suppliers to minimize late deliveries
    • Develops alternate uses or disposal options for obsolete and/or excess components, supplies, and materials
    • Evaluates supplier performance per company/compliance standards, policies, and procedures for corrective action, negotiation, and/or decision making support
    • Identifies workflow and process improvements and collaborate with Business functional areas and Suppliers as necessary to implement changes
    • Holds working knowledge of governmental, environmental, and association standards by primary category assignment
    • Maintains system standard/average cost updates per standard operating procedures and/or company guidelines
    • Files records for tax and audit purposes
    • Prepares or participates in the development of standard operating procedures for purchasing related activity
    • Provides and/or participates in components, supplies, and services purchase recommendations and actions
    • Offers backup support for other Buyers within company guidelines and procedures.=
    • Provides non-conforming goods remediation assistance to Business functional areas and Suppliers
    • Trains in policies, procedures, systems, and product/service categories
    • Qualifies and assists new supplier setups utilizing company policies, procedures, and purchased item requirements
    • Seeks new components, supplies, services, and vendors to support company and departmental objectives
    • Utilizes new/existing systems to provide information to Business and Suppliers
    • Follows the standard business practice of maintaining the privacy of protected health information (PHI) in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA)


    • Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills
    • Flexibility in an ever-changing environment and have a willingness to be cooperative in day-to-day activities
    • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
    • Strong analytical, statistical, and negotiating skills



    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business related field or equivalent combination of education and 3 - 5 years of relevant work experience
    • Previous experience with ERP system preferred
    • Previous wood products experience preferred
    • Valid driver’s license required



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