Senior Buyer/Planner (Req#313) OptiMedica
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED We are looking for an experienced Senior Buyer/Planner (Req#313) to join our manufacturing team. This position is responsible for planning and procurement of R&D prototype materials, pilot pre-production inventory, production inventory and related services. This position will support R&D for new product introduction materials procurement and planning from prototype thru to product introduction and release for commercial sale. Works with dotted line responsibility to R&D project directors and their teams. This is a technical buyer/planner position. Using ISO, QSR procedures and relevant experience, acquire quality products, at a reasonable cost and with on-time delivery, while managing inventory levels in accordance with company objectives.
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Coordinate purchasing activities with engineering for research and development items to support product development activities and for new product introductions. Be a team member for NPI teams. Pre-plan and buy materials for these NPI teams, controlling inventories. Work with suppliers to assure smooth transitions into production.
Procure a variety of technical materials, assemblies, and equipment, including Kanban, and MRO items.
Coordinate and negotiate major contracts in a team atmosphere.
Plan materials and services using R&D Project schedules, as well as, Master Schedule and MRP outputs. Approves specifications and BOM?s, including costing and coding parts in the ERP system. Assists sourcing in PLM system. May assist with other PLM activities.
Contributes at project planning meetings, providing material/service status to the R&D and production teams.
Coordinate and assist with inventory kitting of sub-contract items and in-house items.
Using approved requisitions and ERP planning outputs, review and approve purchases.
Manage inventory turns and planned levels for assigned components per company objectives.
Produce supplier and inventory performance and planning reports.
Identify, control and disposition slow-moving and obsolete materials.
Monitor PPV, on-time delivery and other performance metrics for suppliers.
7+ years of senior buyer / planner experience at a technical company. At least 6 years experience with MRP or ERP systems required. PLM experience required.
Demonstrated ability in procuring advanced optical components and assemblies, electronic components, assemblies and similar technical components.
Capable of reading and understanding drawings, procedures, and specifications for optical, electronic and fabricated components (etc.).
Demonstrated multi-year experience working with contract manufacturers; contracting experience required.
Demonstrated computer keyboarding and data interface skills required. Thorough knowledge of Excel / project spreadsheets, as well as, basic word processing required. Data reporting experience required.
PLM and ECO experience required.
Experience with Microsoft Great Plains and Arena.
AA plus 10 years of relevant experience in a manufacturing organization, or BA plus 7 years of business experience.
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Santa Clara, CA 95054
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