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FXI has one of the largest and most diverse foam manufacturing and distribution networks in the industry. Our technology traces back to the very beginnings of the polyurethane foam manufacturing industry in the 1950s. From that springboard, we are pioneering ever greater innovations and applications for our amazing material.  Our products are inside, around and under thousands of products that you use every day. As a leading Innovator and Strategic Player in the Home, Healthcare, Electronics, Industrial, Personal Care and Transportation Markets, we offer a challenging and rewarding team-oriented work environment.  We have built a culture of innovation and achievement that is recognized by customers, suppliers and peers.

At FXI Orange, we not only believe that our products and services are the best, but that also our employees are the best!  Our 40+ years in Orange, California is indicative of our commitment to our products, our city, and our employees.  We have built a culture of encouragement, engagement, and leadership.  We believe in the development of all employees through team work and training and our jobs are the perfect mix of challenge and fun.  Come join a company that values employees, is an established leader in its industry, and promotes from within.

Join the FXI team!

BUYER - Orange, CA

PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Use of best cost practices when scheduling services, the procurement of MRO goods and raw materials for plant production needs
  • Responsible for negotiating with suppliers, new and old, to abide to current FXI payment terms
  • Manage and maintain adequate inventory levels of all raw materials
  • Work closely with the maintenance team to ensure necessary parts and materials are available to reduce machine downtime
  • Manage supplier performance to ensure parts and raw materials are delivered on time, delivered accurately and free from manufacturer damage
  • Must be able to assist with capital projects such as PO issuance, management of dollars spent, assist with scheduling of service providers as it pertains to the project
  • Able to construct reports in Excel.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION: 

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each principle job duty satisfactorily.
  • Minimum high school diploma or GED required.  B.S. degree preferred
  • 2-5 years experience in a manufacturing plant preferred
  • Manage Purchase Order System in SAP
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 

Benefits Summary

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, basic and optional life insurance, short and long term disability protection, a 401(k) plan with company match, tuition assistance, and flexible spending accounts.

Join an industry leader and innovator. FXI is an EEO employer.

 

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