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IDEX Purchasing Specialist in Linthicum Heights, Maryland

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses (https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/) around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

US Valve Corporation. is a leading global designer and manufacturer of specialty valves for industrial and medical applications. Established in 1999, we are a wholly-owned subsidiary company of IDEX Corporation.

United States operations include warehouses and manufacturing facilities in Wilmington, North Carolina, and Linthicum, Maryland, and our division headquarters in Rutherford, New Jersey.

Essential Functions

  • Plan and manage material flow to ensure 100% on-time delivery of customer orders.

  • Order inventory parts and consumables for production.

  • Manage supplier network to reduce cost and assist the quality department to improve quality

  • Continuously search for and work with engineering to qualify new suppliers

  • Interface with manufacturing personnel, and parts suppliers on material status and production planning issues.

  • Maintain inventory accuracy by utilizing the MRP system and routine cycle counting.

Competencies

  • High Proficiency with Microsoft Excel Previous experience purchasing mechanical components Problem Solving/Analysis.

  • Communication Proficiency. Time Management.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Candidates with a mechanical component experience background only.

  • 1-3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience with purchasing, expediting, MRP/ ERP systems, quality/continuous improvement initiatives, manufacturing safety practices, and MS Office applications.

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

  • The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb a ladder; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

  • Must be capable of lifting up to 50 lbs. without assistance

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Business Unit: Airtech

Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies

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