Terex Corporation

  • Buyer I - MRO/Manufacturing

    Location US-WA-Moses Lake
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/16/2018 5:29 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Supply Mgmt and Trans
  • Overview:

    Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services.  The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world.  Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community.  Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact.  The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship.  It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University.  Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers.  It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector.  Terex is a place where you can work and grow.  Come talk to us!   ​


    Genie Industries/Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), a business segment of the Terex Corporation, is headquartered in Redmond, WA with brach offices worldwide; we manufacture material lifts, aerial work platforms, trailer-mounted booms and light towers, telhandlers, scissor lifts and self-propelled telescopic and articular booms. 


    The Buyer I - MRO/Manufacturing will be responsible for assigned tasks generated within the course of daily purchasing operations. Close interaction will be required with Materials, Manufacturing, Suppliers, Accounting, Engineering, and other Plant /Corporate personnel to provide data, timely ordering and delivery of supplies, information and metrics.  This Buyer acts as a communication and logistics link between receiving, inventory, quality, purchasing and other key functions. Negotiating  changes with vendors and manufacturing teams is a key responsibility as well.



    • Maintains soft copy data that tracks suspended items, assigns actions and tracks resolution 
    • Supplier forecast confirmations 
    • Buys non-production supplies and other miscellaneous commodities as assigned 
    • Collects and distributes data related to plant office supply purchases to budget owners. 
    • Tracks the on time delivery of first article data and/or parts for the facility
    • Coordinates the delivery of data and/or parts to the appropriate QA queue and statuses the timely processing
    • Performs / coordinates site specific safety training for all supplier representatives as required


    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelors degree in discipline that included curriculum  in inventory control, material distribution or planning; in lieu of degree may consider candidates possessing a combination of education plus 5+ years applicable experience.
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience 
    • Proficiency in MS Office tools; advance Excel skills (vLook up, Pivot Tables, formulas, charts, etc.)



    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of Supply Chain Management principles strongly desired
    • Experience purchasing from existing Terex suppliers preferred
    • Experience working in a multinational manufacturing environment essential
    • In-depth knowledge of the manufacturing process used in the operating unit of assignment.  Working knowledge of production planning, material requirements planning and Kanban systems. 
    • Working knowledge of buying, and ordering procedures.
    • Working knowledge of computer systems that support production, e.g., inventory control, purchasing







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