Associate Buyer Planner

Eden Prairie
Sep 16, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Ware Technology Services
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time
Ware is working with a large company in Eden Prairie that is looking for an Associate Buyer/Planner to join their team on contract. The contract is scheduled to last 6+ months. During this contract, you will:  plan and purchase raw inventory in support of Sourcing and Production;  manage supply and demand for assigned commodities; monitor and communicate supplier performance for delivery and quality. 

Key Responsibilities:
- Provide support to the Sourcing team by obtaining quotes, maintaining Purchase orders, etc.
- Send out quotes to suppliers
- Evaluate requirements and maintain the ERP system in support of material availability needs
- Update the ERP system with parts data such as price, LT, MOQ, etc.
- Follow up on shipments and update delivery dates
- Generate and maintain purchase order requirements and communicate to suppliers
- Negotiate the need to expedite or defer purchase orders in support of working capital
- Maintain system planning parameters, fixed day, MOQ, order multiples Min/Max levels etc.
- Manage supplier relationships and performance, including but not limited to dispute resolution.
- Monitor and communicate supplier performance for delivery and quality through supplier scorecards
- Identify and reduce or eliminate waste in all areas of supply chain

- BS or BA degree or equivalent experience and minimum of 2 years purchasing or planning experience in a manufacturing company in an MRP environment. 
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- ERP experience in Oracle required
- This position requires a results-oriented, quality-conscious approach with an appropriate sense of urgency and attention to details. 
- Ability to work well with others.

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