MRO Supervisor

Land O' Lakes

Land O' Lakes

People & HR, Operations
Tulare, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 7, 2024
MRO Supervisor

The MRO Supervisor & Buyer is responsible for procuring all maintenance supplies, machinery parts, fabrication supplies, and tools necessary for the maintenance/engineering department.

Compensation Range: $77,000 – $116,000

Primary duties:

  • Responsible for management of $7,000,000+ of inventory.

  • Will provide direction and development of three (3) direct reports.

  • Requests quotes for spare parts, tooling, services, etc. – review quotes for accuracy, and negotiate best pricing.

  • Continuously negotiates better pricing with existing suppliers, and performs market tests with potential suppliers.

  • Expedites orders and requests as needed.

  • Prepares purchase orders.

  • Maintains procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.

  • Keeps abreast of market trends, changes in business practices in the assigned markets, new or altered types of materials entering the market, etc.

  • May work with manufacturers or persuade potential vendors to undertake the manufacturing of custom-designed items according to user's specific needs and specifications.

  • Coordinates Cost Reduction Tracking Program, including reporting.

  • Purchase Order / Invoice reconciliation.

  • Works to expand global supplier network, perform basic qualification of capabilities, manage and summarize RFQ process to identify best supplier based on quality, cost and capability.

  • Supports advanced purchasing for new projects, summarize and deliver supplier recommendations to company management.

  • Directs purchasing functions including providing materials in support of the manufacturing schedule, select, evaluate, and review supplier performance to continually improve value added and cost reduction.

  • Maintains the integrity purchase planning functions in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Coordinates material requirements with production control and the supplier

  • Maintains customer portal - monitoring and distribution of general customer information to suppliers - monitoring and distribution of customer changes within their requirements - work with portal applications such as orders, schedules, service parts, promised dates etc.

  • Analyzes sales such as forecasting and Actual vs. Target comparisons

  • Additional duties as required by the Maintenance Manager

Experience-Education (Required):

  • High School diploma or Equivalent, Bachelors' Degree is preferred.

  • 5 plus years of Maintenance Repair & Operations (MRO) or related field experience in a similar industry.

  • Management experience highly preferred.

  • Stock Maintenance for inventory and purchasing more than $7 Million.

  • Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) knowledge in an Industrial application. (Catalyst & Ariba)

  • Dairy manufacturing experience preferred.

Competencies-Skills (Required):

  • Internal and external customer focus with demonstrated sustainable performance

  • Mechanical / Electrical aptitude

  • Supply system Operation and Performance knowledge and experience.

  • Knowledge of all working processes and expert in authorized levels of CMMS software.

  • Super-User knowledge of CMMS software with ability to train subordinates.

  • Strong communication in all areas, electronic, verbal, written and graphic.

  • Competent with PC software for spreadsheets, word, time management and CMMS applications.

  • Project management-based decision maker.

  • Business management-based decision maker using facts.

  • Demonstrates Teamwork and Team building.

About Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Join us and be part of a Fortune 250, farmer- and member-owned cooperative that is reimagining the business of food. We have been named a Top Workplace by Indeed and LinkedIn, and to the TIME 100 Most Influential Companies list.

We provide a broad portfolio of benefits to keep you and your family at your best. Land O'Lakes is Where Your Future Takes Root.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

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