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Date: Mar 22, 2019

Location: Fort Collins, CO, US, 80525

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Wolf Robotics, Fort Collins , CO, 80525 


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Position summary:  With little or no supervision, procures manufacturing materials, tools, supplies, and services, in accordance with approved Engineering Sales Orders (ESOs), Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) and defined procedures. Obtains quotations and then negotiates best vendor terms, pricing and delivery based on specific budget and schedule requirements.  Performs follow-up on purchase orders to ensure timely delivery of critical parts.  Meets with existing and prospective suppliers and tours their facilities to determine compatibility with company’s needs.


Qualifications required:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in a related field
  • Five years’ experience purchasing for a manufacturing company
  • Knowledge and understanding of LEAN Manufacturing
  • Computer literacy required.  Microsoft Office preferred
  • Experience using an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system or Manufacturing Resource Planning II (MRP II) system
  • Thorough working knowledge of purchasing policies, processes and procedures
  • Ability to perform extremely detailed work with a high degree of accuracy in a high-volume, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to perform effectively as a team player and to carry out assignments accurately
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiar and comfortable working with blue prints for machined and fabricated parts.


Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Process ESOs and ECOs on a daily basis
  • Negotiate price, terms and conditions with suppliers
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Purchase parts and select shipping method based on delivery date and Project Manager’s approval
  • Ensure that parts have been acknowledged and have promise dates from vendors within a week of PO Issue date.
  • Work closely with engineers, project managers and suppliers to resolve any issues with ESOs and ECOs
  • Knowledge of suppliers, costs, terms, and current lead times
  • Participate in Project Kick-off meetings, Build Review meetings, and Engineering Huddles
  • Research and resolve invoice problems
  • Run quarterly Supplier Report Cards and analyze data for accuracy prior to meeting with suppliers
  • Support technicians in field by processing emergency orders
  • Some knowledge of reading mechanical prints


Success factors/job competencies: This position requires contact with a variety of people and personalities.  Close relationships must be developed and maintained with co-workers in the areas of Material Control, Engineering, Accounting, Project Management and Production.


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


Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Pay Grade and Range: [[customString7]] ($[[customString4]] - $[[customString6]])
Section: Wolf Robotics LLC (US83) 
Function: Supply Management 
Department: [[filter6]] 
Direct Supervisor: Joshua R Neville
HR Representative:  Julie Ann Cila


Posting will expire seven (7) calendar days from the Posted Date (located under Job Listing Title).


Nearest Major Market: Fort Collins
Nearest Secondary Market: Loveland

Job Segment: Engineer, ERP, Controls Engineer, Project Manager, Engineering, Technology

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