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The Timken Company

Marine Buyer

The Timken Company - Santa Fe Springs, CA


Philadelphia Gear's world-class engineering and technical staff provides our extensive customer base across the globe with a full-range of power transmission solutions for the world's Energy, Infrastructure and Defense industries. Philadelphia Gear customers depend on high-quality, reliable power transmission equipment to lower the cost of operation and reduce down time, while producing at the highest levels. Philadelphia Gear is ready to meet these challenges, bringing over 100 years of experience providing gearing for various industrial applications.

Timken Gears and Services' Philadelphia Gear brand has a current opening for a Marine Buyer, r

esponsible for procurement, sourcing, and other supply chain initiatives. The person in this role will buy and expedite delivery of materials requirements identified primarily for military marine requirements, complying with all applicable law, while minimizing transactions, cost and inventory

Responsibilities include:

-Respond to MRP messages, maintaining delivery requirements as identified bythe business system and program managers .

-Buy materials within cost estimate and delivered on time. Raise RFQ's, PO's and maintain purchase history.

-Make supplier visits, identify new sources, maximize supplier performance, and reduce over time the number of vendors as required while expanding their diversity.

-Record and report performance towards Philadelphia Gear's supplier diversity goals using on-line government tracking and taking part in outreach efforts.

-Review variations and return defective materials to suppliers. Generate debit memos as required and maintain vendor rating system while work with the QA department to generate waivers as appropriate.

-Create and enter Purchase Orders.

-Have knowledge of FAR and DFAR terms and responsibilities.

-Work as a member of the company's supply chain team on various projects.

Key Attributes:

Key attributes include the ability to multi-task, set priorities, and meet deadlines with a high degree of accuracy and organization, set goals, ability to work as part of a team and the ability to interact with all levels of customers and internal support teams. Excellent computer skills (proficient in Microsoft Office software) and strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicant must have 3 years of supply chain experience. Bachelor's degree in a technical or business


from an accredited college or university is preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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The Timken Company


Marine Buyer The Timken Company - Santa Fe Springs, CA, United States


Location: Santa Fe Springs, CA

Company Profile:
As a global industrial technology leader, we apply our deep knowledge of metallurgy, friction management and power transmission to improve the reliability and efficiency of machinery all around the world. We engineer, manufacture and market mechanical components and high-performance steel. Our bearings, engineered-steel bars and tubes -- as well as transmissions, gearboxes, chain and related products and services -- support diversified markets worldwide.