Doherty Staffing Solutions

Buyer/Planner

Location
Anoka, MN
Salary
Depending on Qualifications
Posted
Apr 05, 2017
Closes
May 25, 2017
Ref
144513
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Doherty Career Solutions is in search for a Buyer to work with a global leader in water, fluid, thermal management, and equipment protection on partner with industry leading products, services, and solutions. The Buyer will be responsible for the timely placement of purchase orders and delivery of materials to meet customer order requirements and maintain stock inventory levels within approved guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Purchasing material to support operations based on standard and nonstandard demand.
  • Resolving errors on purchase orders as required.
  • Investigate and determine root cause nonconformance material.
  • Review and address past due, stock-outs and expediting orders in a timely manner.
  • Monitor price increases and communicating changes as necessary to Supply Management.
  • Maintain safety stock levels and adjust based on historical or forecasted demand through the use of Plan For Every Part (PFEP).
  • Work closely with the Supply Management in managing all aspects of the global supply management process
  • Work with Materials team on component changes that affect primary location size and PFEP integrity.
  • Participate in supplier scorecard reviews and visits.
  • Optimize supply chain through Lean initiatives.
  • Reinforce the company's continuous improvement culture that promotes communication, shared learning, intelligent risk-taking, creative problem solving and accountability for failures and successes
  • Establish, monitor and maintain accurate system record and planning data for assigned items.
  • Make recommendations through data-driven analysis to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations
  • Work with Supply Management to develop initiatives to achieve KPI goals.
  • Coordinate ECO/ECN activity and the implementation of changes for assigned items.
  • Responsible for metrics including On Hand $$, Inventory Turns, Safety Stock Levels and Excess and Obsolete components.
Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Arts Degree in business, supply chain, engineering, materials management or comparable experience.
  • At least 2 years of experience in purchasing or similar experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • APICS certification preferred.
  • Knowledge of MRP and related system, preferred.
  • Communication skills, as he/ she will be collaborating, interacting with all levels of management, department, and sites.
  • Analytically focused and skills to support problem-solving and decision-making ability

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