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Johns Manville International

MRO Buyer

Johns Manville International - Brunswick, GA

Johns Manville is recruiting for a MRO Buyer at it's Brunswick, GA facility.   The MRO Buyer's role is to maintain effective and efficient procurement and delivery of raw, pack, and/or MRO materials to the manufacturing facility. The responsibilities of the position also entail coordinating and managing materials while maintaining plant inventory levels.


Ensure uninterrupted and sustainable supply of raw materials to the plant
Manage local service contracts and investigate low cost and effective delivery methods for maximum savings
Manage ~$100K -- 5M in annual raw, pack and MRO spend
Follow Corporate Global Procurement Practices and Procedures when making decisions concerning negotiating, sourcing, and contracting for all goods and services purchased for the plant
Assist Corporate Supply Chain in sourcing initiatives as requested
Manage plant inventory levels for raw material, packaging and MRO materials
Develop and implement strategies for direct and indirect materials for plant that allow for continuous operations of manufacturing
Act as liaison with Supply Chain Sourcing managers and JM business units by executing the following tasks:

Lead and support projects with multi-functional teams to qualify new suppliers
Identify alternate materials, cost-efficient processes and ways to reduce physical inventory
Eliminate obsolete equipment from plant and support initiatives for new product development

May be required to perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements (education, skills and abilities):

Associates degree with a minimum of 2 years of plant buying and sourcing experience with a major company
Strong inventory management skills (Solid)
Strong supplier negotiation skills (Solid)
Fundamental knowledge of financial analysis (Basic)
Fundamental experience managing supplier relationships (Basic)
Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills (Solid)
Fundamental knowledge of contract development (Basic)
Fundamental knowledge of OSHA regulations (Basic)
Fundamental knowledge of ISO (Basic)
Fundamental knowledge of SAP (Basic)
Strong organizational skills (Solid)
Fundamental leadership skills (Basic)
Demonstrated computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project and CMMS (computer maintenance management systems) (Basic)
Minimal travel required (0 -- 10 days per year)
Must be able to lift, carry, push or pull up to and including 25 pounds.
Work environment is typical of an office setting at a manufacturing facility.

Incumbent must be physically able to perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

7 days

Johns Manville International


MRO Buyer Johns Manville International - Brunswick, GA, United States


Location: Brunswick, GA

Company Profile:
Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B), is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality products for building insulation, mechanical insulation, commercial roofing, and roof insulation, as well as fibers and nonwovens for commercial, industrial and residential applications. JM serves markets that include aerospace, automotive and transportation, air handling, appliance, HVAC, pipe and equipment, filtration, waterproofing, building, flooring, interiors and wind energy. In business since 1858, the Denver-based company has annual sales of approximately $2.5 billion and holds leadership positions in all of the key markets that it serves. JM employs approximately 7,000 people and operates 45 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and China.