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Buyer-Planner

  • Specialty:

    Engineering
  • Title:

    Buyer/Planner
    • City:

    • State:

      MA
    • Zip Code:

      01719
  • Start date:

    07-10-2019
  • Status:

    Closed
  • Assignment Type:

    Contract
  • Job Id:

    49983

Description

Buyer/Planner

Required Experience:

  • 3+ years purchasing experience, preferably in a manufacturing company
  • MRP & KanBan system experience required
  • Strong MS Office skills (Excel, Pivot Tables, Access, Word)
  • Proven ability to negotiate and resolve discrepancies with suppliers
  • Experience in expediting orders and material handling activities

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, Associate degree or equivalent required

Desired Experience:

  • Oracle MRP experience
  • Ability to read custom fabricated drawings

Responsibilities:

  • Procure materials at or better than targets established for quality, delivery, and cost while meeting or exceeding inventory turns goals.
  • Review potential stockouts and past due purchase orders, expedite as needed, and communicate timely updates to the production team through daily management.
  • Promise sales orders in a ≤2 days to provide timely commitments to our customers.
  • Lead effort to transition material from MRP to KanBan, supporting JIT delivery while achieving delivery and inventory targets.
  • Support Strategic Sourcing group as needed for negotiating blanket orders, consolidating the supply chain, growing supplier relationships, and identifying and executing PPV opportunities.
  • Negotiate pricing, VMI, stocking agreements, payment terms, and blanket order agreements to maximize working capital turnover.
  • Understand engineering release process and execute LLI work orders to reduce lead-time and meet customer delivery expectations.
  • Support quoting (cost and lead-time) activities for new and recurring sales opportunities.

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