Buyer/Planner

US-NY-LONG ISLAND CITY
1 month ago
Requisition ID
2017-3472
# of Openings
1
Category
Purchasing

Description

Job Summary

To maximize our service performance while minimizing our inventory investment on select product groups and/or product lines. This will be achieved by a combination of detailed planning in association with high level or strategic planning.

 

Job Duties

Service (40%)

  • Ensure materials are available to support customer requirements while minimizing the freight costs.
  • Monitor material shortages, identify and implement corrective actions
  • Keep material availability dates updated and accurate
  • Monitor capacity requirements both short and long term
  • Work with Forecasting, Sales & Marketing to develop accurate forecasts
  • Continuously look for service opportunities
  • Overall product line responsibility for service levels
  • Manage the backlog by facility to ensure our service objectives are achieved

Inventory (30%)                           

  • Work with Purchasing on reducing lead times, minimums and price break quantities.
  • Provide forecasts to major suppliers.
  • Follow-up on rejects to ensure they are expeditiously dispositioned
  • Continuously look for inventory opportunities
  • Monitor “aged” inventories to identify opportunities to reduce and prevent
  • Overall product line responsibility for inventory levels
  • Get all obsolete inventory dispositioned and ultimately consumed, sold or scrapped

Maintenance (20%)

  • Create work orders and purchase orders in accordance with our service and inventory objectives
  • Review all ECR’s/ECN’s and take appropriate action
  • Monitor and ensure all lead times are accurate.
  • Maintain integrity and accuracy of plan bills.
  • Work with Product Management to most efficiently and effectively introduce and exit programs

People, Process, Culture (10%)

  • Review procedures and practices to identify continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Provide a “Best Experience” to all contacts by consistently following our “Guiding Principles”.
  • Special projects as assigned.

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Requirements

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED required. Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Marketing is preferred.
  • Two to four years successful Production Control experience is required with proven performance in all P&IC concepts and techniques.
  • APICS certification preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong analytical and communication skills required.
  • Must be PC literate with some familiarity with Excel and Word.

 

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