JBT Corporation

Sourcing & Purchasing Manager

Job Locations US-CA-Madera | US-CA-Fresno
Requisition ID
Posted Date
4 months ago(5/26/2021 1:44 PM)
Sourcing, Procurement


Sourcing and Purchasing Manager



  • Vendor Management
    • Engage in sourcing activities to find alternative or new vendors to improve cost and/or Leadtime for JBT MAD
    • Actively work with current vendors to establish purchasing agreements to improve cost and/or Leadtime for JBT
    • Actively work with current vendors to prevent cost increases using Hold the Line strategies
    • Build and maintain strong, strategic vendor relationships
      • Contributing to the success of the Customer Care business
  • Inventory Management
    • Analyze sales history and forecasts, including installed base data, to project future inventory needs
    • On a continuous basis, set, adjust, and manage safety stock levels between Aftermarket and MFG Branches
    • Oversee and direct consignment stock and blanket purchase orders
    • Improve inventory turns to meet corporate goals
    • Proactively work with sales and management teams to develop campaigns for E&O and upcoming E&O inventory
    • Flow ins Plan For Every Part program and keep it updated
  • Purchasing Management
    • Develop best practices for customer care parts
    • Work with buyers to achieve HTL, savings targets and Sourcing efforts
    • Review and approve purchase orders from buyers
    • On a continuous basis, resource domestically parts / BCC



  • Bachelor’s degree or 7+ years of professional experience
  • Assertive, self-motivated, goal and result-driven, lead conversation
  • A background (4+ years) in buying, account management, product management, project management, financial analysis and/or marketing
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Proven analytical skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to think both strategically and tactically with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Strong database and computer skills
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
  • Experience in process improvement
  • Experience working with MRP systems, implementing MRP systems, knowledge of the market’s pricing & elasticity, strong negotiating skills, purchasing management experience. Mechanical and Technical background is a plus.



JBT Corporation offers the growth potential of a company with a developing technology that is unique in its field, plus frequent company-sponsored events and a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage and 401(k) plan.



It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org


You may also call 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.


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