Buyer/Planner

Industry

Manufacturing and Production

Advert ID

USA_433932

Location

Libertyville

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

Up to USD19.00/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Waukegan IL Area - (USA) 5101 Washington Street Unit 23 IL Gurnee , IL - 60031 Phone : 847-689-2217

ContactNumber

847-689-2217

Job Description

Buyer Planner...

Duties:

Engage with Operations, Engineering and Sales to ensure purchased materials meet specifications for production and customer requirements

Review and compare supplier bids; place orders within purchasing authority; request purchase approvals when necessary; continuously improve the performance of the purchasing metrics

Analyze on hand inventory levels against production orders and purchase orders; ensure purchased materials are delivered on time for production

Place and release orders for commodities or parts for manufacturing using ERP system and Kanban processes; maintain and manage Kanban system

Schedule production to meet customer requirements while reducing setups in manufacturing

Support the procurement process through identification and/or maintenance of receiving, order quantity, safety stock, inventory control, cycle counts, etc. for direct and indirect purchases; Maintain Sarbanes Oxley compliance

Manage Material Requirements Planning (MRP) to ensure that materials supply equals demand, supports optimization of overall cost of materials and lead-time, resolves quality issues, assures on-time delivery and successful receipt of ordered materials.



Position Requirements:

*Bachelor's Degree

Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

Ability to work both collaboratively and independently

Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm and a sense of urgency

*Demonstrated knowledge of purchasing principles and practices.

*Strong MRP and/or ERP experience. Proficiency using Microsoft Office

*Experience managing and achieving assigned metrics

*Proven experience in sourcing, negotiations and management of suppliers and projects.

*Ability to develop and implement cost saving initiatives, SKU and Supplier rationalization.

*Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects in a timely manner

SAP/AS400 experience, MRO, Inventory Management, Cycle Count, Invoice resolution. The qualified candidate must have the drive, initiative and focused on results. Also able to interact/engage with several functions of the company - function well in a matrix org..."cost, quality and delivery"

Purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Purchase raw or semi-finished materials for manufacturing. Alternate job titles include: Buyer, Purchasing Agent, Procurement Specialist, Purchasing Manager, Purchasing Administrator.