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Production Buyer

Company: Minth Group
Location: Lewisburg
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:


Established in 1992, MINTH has become a leading supplier in design, manufacturing and sales of body structural parts, trims and decorative parts of passenger vehicles. MINTH supplies parts to many world-renowned international automakers. Together, MINTH's customers represent 80% of the total global auto market share. By locating its production facilities in close proximity to its customers, MINTH is able to provide customers with JIT service so as to immediately respond to customers' demands.

MINTH's production facilities have introduced many advanced production lines and the processes include extrusion, co-extrusion, roll-forming, bending, stamping, injection, surface treatment (which includes plastic & metal painting), plating, chroming, anodizing, and more. MINTH has also formed strategic alliances with world-renowned auto-parts producers, dedicated to constantly improving its production efficiency by fully utilizing its comprehensive advantages in cost and technology in order to keep up with the fast growing industry


Purchase of materials, services or other goods and coordinates activities involved with determining inventory needs for materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies.


* Purchases production raw materials in accordance with prescribed purchasing regulations and procedures
* Reviews and analyzes purchase requisitions, investigates and develops sources of supplies, prepares bid specifications, issues bid requests and reviews quotations
* Review and place orders for raw material and stockroom inventory utilizing MRP and Min/Max
* Interviews and confers with vendors to obtain product or service information, such as price, availability, and delivery schedule
* Expedites orders and requests as needed. Estimates values according to knowledge of market price
* Determines method of procurement, such as direct purchase or bid
* Prepares purchase orders or bid requests. Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority
* Maintains procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories
* Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing and engineering departments to maintain inventory
* Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action
* Keeps abreast of market trends, changes in business practices in the assigned markets, new or altered types of materials entering the market, etc.
* May approve invoices for payment or return of merchandise. May expedite delivery of goods to users
* Develops and recommends new supply sources where current vendors/suppliers are inadequate based on best price, quality and delivery service in alignment with Minth terms and conditions
* Maintains and presents weekly reports to manager on assigned metrics
* Maintains and monitors system transactions and data to ensure integrity and accuracy
* Works closely with plant management to maximize purchasing goals and objectives
* Assists and/or performs in any and all areas as assigned


* Bachelor degree in Supply Chain or Business preferred
* 3+ years of relative work experience
* Manufacturing environment experience desired, automotive a plus
* Preferred knowledge in market commodities such as Resin, steel, and chemicals.
* Strong research, analytical and problem resolution skills
* Demonstrative skills in procurement activities, negotiation skills, and a general understanding of procurement preferred
* Possesses a competent understanding of MRP (material requirements planning) tools and techniques
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
* High energy individual, self-starter, results focused
* Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, both oral and written
* Must be able to work with a diverse variety of people from different cultures and backgrounds
* Must be a team-oriented professional who can handle multiple projects in a fast paced environment
* Highly detail-oriented with the ability handle shifting deadlines and priorities
* High level of commitment, sound judgment, great follow-through, and initiative
* Uphold all company policies required to provide top quality service to external customers
* A demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment, to be proactive, to work independently of day-to-day supervision
* Excellent verbal/written communication
* Maintain and follow all training requirements
* Understand and follow all quality, safety and environmental processes and procedures
* Follow all recycling programs
* Able to work different hours and shifts as needed
* Maintain a clean and safe work area
* Use required safety equipment

Keywords: Minth Group, Murfreesboro , Production Buyer, Professions , Lewisburg, Tennessee

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