You drive by (or through!) car washes every day, but have you ever thought about where they are made? That's what we do! Belanger, Inc.is part of OPW VWS, a leader in the Vehicle Wash Manufacturing industry. Excellent benefits package provides employees medical, dental, and vacation eligibility on their first day of hire. Benefits also include company paid life insurance and 401K matching of up to 3.5%.
Purchasing Goal: To buy quality items and obtain the best price, short lead times, warranty consideration and freight consideration through the proper purchasing practices.
Read and Understand the Work Instruction for the Department
Review MRP reports and create Purchase Orders for inventory items
Enter Purchase Orders into DataWorks for non-inventory items
Send out Purchase Orders to Suppliers via e-mail
Make sure that Acknowledgements for Purchase Orders are Received
File Closed Purchase Orders and receipts on shared drive
Expedite Deliveries with vendors and Update DataWorks
Assist or lead in AOP projects for Productivity Savings with current or new vendors
Work with Vendors on VMI, Kanban and stocking arrangements
Meet with key suppliers and complete the Scorecard on the vendors performance
Count inventory as needed
Troubleshoot Problems and Find Solutions for part shortages and work with Lifecycle on alternate part suggestions.
Coordinate Returns to the Vendors for Warranty and Non-Conforming Parts, and handle inventory transactions and credits for the returns with Account Payable
Help Reconcile Invoice Discrepancies with Account Payable
Knowledge of an ERP System
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Email and Outlook
Communicate Well with Other Departments
Other duties assigned
High School Diploma
Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain or related field preferred
2+ years Purchasing Experience preferred
Ability to read and comprehend instructions and follow through with assignments
Ability to organize and prioritize work
Ability to solve problems
Strong communication skills
For over 125 years, OPW has led the way in designing and manufacturing world-class retail fueling, fluid handling and car wash system solutions for the safe and efficient handling and distribution of fuels and critical fluids. OPW makes above ground and below ground products for both conventional, vapour recovery and clean energy applications in the retail and commercial markets. Additionally, OPW supplies loading arms, valves and dry-break couplings, tank truck equipment, rail car valves and equipment, and car wash systems. OPW has manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, with sales offices around the world. OPW is part of the Dover Corporation, which is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under 'DOV'. To learn more about OPW's 125 years of providing industry-leading solutions, visit our website at.
Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of over $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of approximately 24,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at
This position may be located in:Americas : United States : Michigan : Novi
Sub Division :VWS - North America
Job Requisition ID :49939
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.