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IDEX Supply Chain Buyer in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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 ( around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

The Advanced Flow Solutions Buyer will be responsible for the procurement of a variety of materials and services in order to effectively support the production requirements for the plant; develop appropriate stocking strategies; work with corporate resources to identify product supply sources and review and negotiate purchase price; work with supply chain team to qualify vendors to ensure the overall conformance of materials purchased to manufacturing specifications; and manage vendor relationships/quality/delivery/inventory levels in accordance with plant objectives.

In this function you will:

  • Maintain continuing knowledge and an understanding of the company’s outside supplier product demands and production scheduling techniques to support the timely availability and procurement of required materials within the current inventory guidelines.

  • Locate and select new and alternate sources of supply to meet the production requirements of the plant.

  • Establish and maintain effective contacts and working relationships with vendors and suppliers for all necessary information.

  • Prepare and communicate product specifications to vendors for bid as appropriate and negotiate with the most favorable bidder(s) considering costs, quality, delivery, etc.

  • Award and administer purchase orders and agreements in accordance with established company policies and procedures.

  • Develop, coordinate, and manage alliances with key suppliers.

  • Work with facility design engineers to support significant manufacturing project builds.

  • Support corporate commodity managers on cost reduction programs.

  • Support supplier quality team through participation in the APQP/PPAP qualification process.

  • Support cycle counts for specific brands and / or MRO products and help support annual physical inventory.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Engineering or Business from an accredited institution.

  • One year of experience within production, procurement or engineering within a manufacturing environment.

  • Knowledge and experience with JDE ERP System

Position Criteria:

  • Knowledge of materials planning systems, production planning, inventory control, and stockroom operations, Kanban.

  • Basic knowledge of computerized inventory systems, scheduling techniques, general manufacturing, and ability to interpret drawings and prints.

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: Advanced Flow Solutions (Corken)

Job Segment: FMT Fluid & Metering Technologies