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Our client in Taunton, MA is looking for a 1st shift (8:00am-5:00pm) Buyer/Planner. This is a direct hire opportunity that requires a drug and background check.

Responsibilities of Buyer/Planner:

  • Enter and review purchase orders in SAP.
  • Manage raw materials inventory utilizing scheduled forecasted demand while maintaining necessary safety stocks and delivery promise to support monthly goals.
  • Review requisitions and issue purchase orders daily for all required raw materials while maintaining targeted inventory levels.
  • Daily interaction with supplies, sub-contracted partners and transportation to meet delivery promise, deliver in an expedited scenario and be a major contributor to superior internal and external customer service.
  • Ensure materials are available to meet production schedules as directed by the Master Scheduler and/or detailed schedulers. 
  • Analyse and disposition slow moving and obsolete inventory.
  • Preform routine cycle counting of raw materials as required to maintain inventory accuracy.
  • Function as the local inventory expert for all areas and become a key player om periodic physical inventories.
  • Pro-actively investigate and resolve vendor problems and complaints. Secure RMA's, credits, replacement material, issue DMR's and requests for corrective action as required.
  • Act as back-up for other team members and become proficient in detail scheduling techniques and data requirements. 

Requirements of Buyer/Planner:

  • Must have 3-5 years of experience (BA degree is a plus)
  • SAP or ERP system experience 
  • Intermediate or advanced Excel experience
  • Experience reporting data
  • Customer service skills
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Business Acumen
  • Excellent time management skills and working with strong sense of urgency.

Physical/Safety Requirements of Buyer/Planner:

  • Safety shoes, glasses are hearing protection are required when working in the production/posted areas.


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