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Fairbanks Morse Engine


Fairbanks Morse Engine - Daytona Beach, FL

Technetics Group are recruiting a Buyer for their Daytona Beach facility. The role is responsible for managing materials and manufacturing consumables, and any other buy item. The successful candidate will collaborate with the Supply Chain team to identify and implement cost saving initiatives to support working capital.

Technetics Group provides innovative solutions for the world’s most critical and demanding applications, from nuclear reactor pressure vessels to jet engines. Technetics Group is a globally trusted source for engineered components, seals, assemblies, and subsystems that are custom-designed for high performance and extreme applications in the semiconductor, aerospace, power generation, oil and gas, medical and other industries


Responsible for managing materials and manufacturing consumables, and any other buy item. Collaborates with Supply Chain team to identify and implement cost saving initiatives to support working capital.


Manages and tracks supplier performance including supplier delivery, quality, lead-time and competitive performance.

Calculates and analyzes material change reports to identify specific cost savings and increases that need to be addressed.

Participates in and supports global/cross-functional teams in sourcing, new product development, capital equipment and process improvements.

Assists Supply Chain Manager with analysis and management of suppliers and material markets for risk mitigation, alternative options and opportunities.

Works closely with Sales, Quality, Finance, Engineering and Manufacturing functions.

Implements EnPro enterprise sourcing agreements.

Manages purchasing and inventory transactions in MRP system by initiating standard request for quotes / proposals based on existing requirement. This includes placing orders for raw materials and supplies from approved suppliers while using negotiation tactics to ensure best pricing, terms, delivery and quality for products.

Utilizes ERP reports daily to maintain PO data accuracy using exception reporting, late deliveries, unconfirmed POs and other data as deemed necessary to ensure consistent data integrity.

Manages and coordinates outside processes with manufacturing and sales to ensure our customer needs are met.

Assists Finance department with supplier invoice resolution and inventory drivers / metrics: DSI, RM, FG and WIP.

Continuously looks for ways to incorporate kaizen practices into the supply chain process; especially implementing supplier programs to maximize availability of supplies while minimizing inventory levels and cost of goods.

Maintains standardized work procedures for supply chain department.

Performs any other assigned duty or clerical duty as directed by management.

Potential minimal travel may be required.


Performs any other assigned duty as directed by management.

Actively participates in Safety Committee and continuous improvement initiatives.

Provide backup/assistance for other department members


2-4 years procurement experience in a manufacturing environment required

Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or Business required or equivalent experience.

Experienced in all Microsoft Office applications, inventory / manufacturing software, such as MRP and/or Macola preferred.

Ability to interpret blue prints and technical specifications is helpful, but not required

ISM or APICS professional certification is not required but is preferred.


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

Be able to use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls

Be able to reach overhead

Be able to work in various positions, including, but not limited to, stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time

Be able to lift, pull and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks

Be able to lift and/or move 15 pounds of weight on occasion

This specification is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned. Ability to competently perform all the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment to effective customer service delivery, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic requirements of all positions at Technetics Group.

Job Location

Daytona Beach, Florida, United States

Position Type


10 days 7 hours ago

Fairbanks Morse Engine


Buyer Fairbanks Morse Engine - Daytona Beach, FL, United States


Location: Daytona Beach, FL

Company Profile:
Fairbanks Morse Engine, based in Beloit, Wisconsin, USA, is a worldwide leader in engine technology and manufacturing. Since the company's inception in the 1870s, Fairbanks Morse has produced a wide variety of products, including the Eclipse Windmill, the Train Master locomotive, and the first commercially successful gasoline engine in 1893.