Plan and coordinate meetings and events for the Operations, Procurement, and Continuous Improvement (CI) teams. Contribute to creating and sustaining best practices. Communicate well cross-functionally. Research, select and purchase assigned packaging materials at the best available cost, quality and service. Maintain organized purchasing systems, data and metrics.
Plan, coordinate and organize team events, which may include:
Order Kaizen meals, kits, and training materials for all CI Events
Order supplies, and awards for Operations Team.
Invitations, venue selection, arranging group transportation, hospitality and catering contracts.
Agendas, speakers, visual aids and presentation materials.
Implement and sustain visual organization of the workplace, using 5S tool.
Lead projects as assigned and develop presentations and updates to communicate progress to senior management and key stakeholders.
Learn additional job functions and be able to back up team members when needed.
Coordinate Purchasing strategy for assigned categories, which may include:
Generating purchase history reports, category research, RFQ process, quote comparison, negotiation, monitoring pricing trends, and managing supplier relationships.
Maintain organized purchasing systems, data and metrics, such as price lists, supplier contact lists, contract summaries, feedstock price charts, and supplier performance reports.
Reviewing and resolving quality and service issues with suppliers and internal customers.
Identify and execute savings opportunities.
Bachelor degree preferred.
Considerable experience involving executive administration, inventory control, purchasing and material management work using computerized databases.
Founded in 1947, Behr Paint Company is one of the largest manufacturers of paints, primers, decorative finishes, stains, surface preparation and application products for do-it-yourselfers and professionals in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The Santa Ana, Calif.-based company and maker of the BEHR®, KILZ®, WHIZZ® and E&J® brands is dedicated to meeting the project needs of DIYers, professionals, architects and designers with an unwavering commitment to quality, innovation and value. Behr Paint Company is a subsidiary of Masco Corporation.