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Date:  Apr 29, 2021
Location: 

Omaha, NE, US, 68022

Travel:  Up to 10 % Travel
Company:  Lindsay Corporate
Description: 

Organization Summary

Lindsay Corporation is a global company, headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, focused on providing irrigation and infrastructure solutions to meet the needs of a growing population. As one of the world’s leading providers of irrigation and water management, its Zimmatic systems are operating in more than 90 countries. Lindsay Corporation’s infrastructure division offers a wide range of products that aid in roadway maintenance and transportation safety. Since 1955, Lindsay Corporation has been at the forefront of research and development of products and services designed to meet the needs of a constantly evolving world.

 

Position Description

This role will be responsible for purchasing effectiveness, Po accuracy, inventory levels, stock outs, percentage spend with preferred suppliers and rush order percentage. We are looking for an experienced individual who can dive in right away, contribute and make a difference. As part of the Sourcing team you will work in an extremely collaborative and work cooperatively with all Lindsay departments to accomplish and build relationships driving towards ONE LINDSAY.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Respond to MRP signals to place timely purchase orders and requisitions. Accurately confirming vendor orders with price, volume, and delivery dates.
  • Accurately monitor open purchase orders ensuring they are delivering on time and providing communication to internal stakeholders when parts are late.
  • Responsible for managing day to day interactions with suppliers & executing on agreements out lined by Category Manager.
  • Provides trend analysis, root cause analysis and other financial metrics to support the categories
  • Provides proactive communication to cross functional stake holders
  • Assist in providing supplier scorecards

 

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Production Management or Finance.
  • Equivalent work experience may be substituted for educational experience.
  • Minimum 5 years sourcing/vendor management experience.
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills with vendors and critical thinking skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Understanding of ERP systems and supply chain management.
  • Prior success in driving bottom line Savings, process Improvement, Continuous Improvement, Change Management and Project Management.
  • Excellent in MS Office, written and oral communication.

 

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

Lindsay Corporation does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. Lindsay Corporation will not pay a fee to a recruiter or agency that does not have a signed vendor agreement with Lindsay Corporation. Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of Lindsay Corporation without having a vendor agreement in place will be considered property of Lindsay Corporation. Lindsay Corporation will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.


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