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Sourcing Specialist II - The Toro Company

Company: The Toro Company
Location: Perry
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Who Are We?------ --- -The Toro Company is a homegrown, Minnesota-based company that has been in business since 1914. We pride ourselves on providing world-class equipment to help maintain the environment that we love, while putting an emphasis on giving back to the communities that surround us. From residential lawns and gardens, to venues such as St Andrews Links and Target Field, we are a company with a global footprint and a passion for helping people beautify whatever landscape they may be in. With 100 years of operation under our belt and an average employee tenure of 15 years,---come find out what makes The Toro Company the best place in the Twin Cities to build a career. - -What Will You Do?--- -In order to grow and build a successful career with The Toro Company, you will be responsible for:--- -------------

  • Collaborate to effectively implementing long term cost control strategies to fit specific strategic supply partnerships or commodities.
  • Support assigned vendors/suppliers with Toro requirements on business compliance and regulations (Country of Origin, CTPAT, EDI, NAFTA, RoHS etc.)
  • Escalate expedites at appropriate level track progress on expedites and communicate progress to operations.
  • Understand the products manufactured in terms of volume, nature of demand, seasonality, product composition, long lead-time items, suppliers and their locations, transportation time/cost of supplied components etc.
  • Collaborate with material planners/schedulers to manage material flow, schedule changes, inventory reduction, line-side presentation, and returnable packaging.
  • Track key suppliers for any issues that may affect their ability to supply product (i.e. negotiating a new labor contract).Note: The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this document are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of the company.What Do You Need?--- -To be considered for this role, an individual should meet the following minimal requirements:--- -
    • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate technical or business-related field
    • At least one (1) year of purchasing experience
    • Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word, Experience with SAP is a plus
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Exhibit a professional, self-confident image - - - - - - - -
    • Strong mathematics and numeric analysis skills
    • Willingness to travel up to 15% of total time, with ability to operate a vehicleOther Job-Related Components: (e.g., Physical demands, working conditions, travel)
      • Extended use of a personal computer
      • Office environment as it pertains to lighting, temperature, and noise level with occasional trips to manufacturing lines.
      • Rapidly changing workloads and priorities, frequently with multiple requests from a variety of supervisors and managers--- -What Can We Give You?--- ------ -At The Toro Company, we are always working to make sure our employees know just how valued they are. In addition to a competitive salary, an affordable and top tier medical/dental/vision plan, 401k, and many other great benefits ----The Toro company offers employees at our Bloomington, MN HQ---location a variety of perks, including:--- -Dress for your day - We know you're more productive when you're comfortable, which is why TTC employees are encouraged to take advantage of our casual, corporate environment.--- -Location - Conveniently located near both St. Paul and Minneapolis, we are centrally located for most commuters!--- -Food - Take advantage of our onsite caf--, which serves both breakfast and lunch. With a Caribou Coffee attached, you can grab a snack and a coffee at any time during your day.--- -Wellness - The Toro Company's HQ offers complimentary use of our onsite fitness facility to employees. In addition to physical wellbeing, TTC offers a variety of mental health and financial health resources to all employees. - -Volunteerism - The Toro Company is proud to provide employees 20 hours of paid time to volunteer in the community.--- -Summer Hours - Enjoy a flexible schedule during the summer! By working a little more during the first few days of the week, TTC employees at our Bloomington HQ are able to start their weekends early and leave by noon on Friday.--- -Flexible Work Arrangements - This team is currently implementing a hybrid work schedule. The opportunity to collaborate in the office and work from home part-time, has promoted team-building and flexibility. - ---#LI-Hybrid--- -Competitive Salary - The pay range takes into account skills, experience, education, and location. It is not common to be hired at or near the top of the range; compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. Cash compensation is one piece of our competitive total rewards package. If you need to, you can access your pay early with the One@Work app, formerly the Even app. - -We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and related needs and conditions, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.--- -#LI-Onsite, #LI-NTL

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