Potter Electric Signal Company, LLC
  • 18-Sep-2018 to 17-Oct-2018 (CST)
  • Purchasing
  • Hazelwood, MO, USA
  • Full Time



Procurement Specialist


Potter Electric Signal Company, the recognized world leader in Fire Sprinkler Monitoring Industry, has an opening for a Procurement Specialist. The Potter brand name and our logo have become synonymous with quality products and service. Our People Vision is to provide employment opportunities to those individuals who are performance driven dedicated to meeting the needs of the business, take pride in their work, team players, and are enthusiastic and passionate about their job.


We are a St. Louis manufacturer located in Hazelwood Missouri seeking a Procurement Specialist. The Procurement Specialist coordinates the day to day procurement and inventory of materials, parts, equipment, and supplies for the organization by performing the following duties.


Coordinates all day to day activities related to procurement beginning with intent to purchase through delivery.


Analyzes the requirements, including preliminary specifications, preferred suppliers, and date required. Routinely communicates forecasted demand to suppliers.


Assures on time delivery, at the negotiated price, and to agreed quality standards. Tracks supplier performance and initiates corrective actions.


Proactively and aggressively manages anticipated shortages with suppliers relative to forecasted demand, supplier capacity, and/or market drivers.


Maintains timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other documents to assure accurate retention of records.


Maintains and manages KanBans and replenishment signals as established with suppliers. Is part of the implementation team for new KanBans or replenishment initiatives.


Works in tandem with Sourcing Specialist(s) on planned initiatives and changes as required.


5% YOY net productivity improvement on assigned direct material spend.


Education and/or Experience                                            


Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university, and two or more years related experience and/or training. Preferred experience with Supplier KanBan process both initiating and routine management.


Working knowledge or Epicor or similar ERP/MRP system desired.


We are a 100+-year-old company that offers all the benefits and conditions needed to compete for today's quality employee including Health/Dental/Life/Vision/Disabilities/401(K). If you are that quality employee that will give back as much as you receive, please submit your resume for consideration to humanresources@pottersignal.com along with your salary history & requirements.


To learn more about our products and services, visit our website at www.pottersignal.com.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Potter Electric Signal Company, LLC
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