Buyer – Planner


Responsibilities and DutiesResponsibilitiesResponsible for the procurement and sourcing of electronic/mechanical components and related services required by the company to support customers’ orders while ensuring inventory targets are met

Responsible for purchased items at the most favorable price (consistent with quality, quantity, specification requirements and other factors), the timely delivery of items purchased, and managing the relationship with the suppliers (including QBR, scorecards, OTD, quality issues, and corrective actions)

Oversee the materials/planning function in the company and manages material flow, long term supply contracts, supplier negotiation, and cost controlImplement procurement procedures and policies in Purchasing DepartmentResponsible for Cost savings and comply with quoted costMaintain and comply with ISO9001 and customer requirementsMaterial compliance (custom parts, mineral conflicts, counterfeits) including maintaining appropriate quality standards and customer specificationsProcure materials for Quick turn, NPI productsResponsible for Vendor RMA based on discrepancy and non-conformitiesValidate MRP demands and on time deliveryPartner with Engineering to review Bill of Material preparation for loading into ERP SystemReview new material requirements to comply min/mult, lead time, manufacturing special requirementsMonitor cost effectiveness and record annual cost savings to report to managementQualifications and SkillsRequired Education/ExperienceAssociates Degree in Business or Engineering, B.A. or B.S. is a plus.5+ years experience in purchasing role, working with electronics manufacturing

Must have experience with material management, ERP and cost control

Working knowledge of ISO9001, Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain

Experience in purchasing management is a plus

Experience negotiating contracts, developing and working with inventory management strategies and systems, required

Skills Requirement: Advanced level in Microsoft Excel, WordAble to type 10-key with accuracyWilling to work long hours and Saturday work as requiredAbility to resolve conflict and problems including facilitation of solutions, required

Strong analytical skills – read, analyze and interpret general business documents, technical procedures, drawings, government regulationsExcellent communication skillsPhysical demands: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by people assigned to this job.

They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements of personnel as classified

Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:401(k)Dental insuranceHealth insuranceLife insurancePaid time offVision insuranceSchedule:Monday to FridayExperience:Purchasing: 5 years (Required)Work Location:One location

Supply Chain

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