Sr. Buyer - Planner (TEMP) Miasole
This is a temporary position. Duration could be long-term, or may even have potential for conversion to employee.
? Plan, buy and monitor commodity and customized materials to support MiaSol- system build
? Drive increasing inventory turns by developing, implementing and managing innovative material replenishment processes, including, but not limited to Kanbans, vendor managed inventory and supplier consignments
? Effectively communicate forecasted requirements to external suppliers
? Evaluate and act upon the material requirements plan (MRP) for assigned commodities. Generate and adjust purchase orders and/or shop work orders to support production schedules. Effectively communicate areas of concern to appropriate departments, individuals and/or suppliers. Input, maintain, and adjust records or transactions to ensure system validity.
? Develop and implement programs with suppliers and internal cross functional team members that address lead time reduction, order fill rate performance, quality performance, cost reduction, and technical improvements.
? Interface with Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering, Strategic Sourcing, and Suppliers to resolve quality and/or delivery issues.
? Resolve shipping discrepancies, invoice errors and coordinate adjustments on open shipment orders as necessary.
? Drive continuous improvement in the supply base by communicating objective performance metrics, focused on lead time reduction, on-time delivery improvement, quality improvement, and cost reduction.
? Work to eliminate excess and obsolete parts, and rationalize similar parts.
? Actively participate in supplier quarterly business reviews
? 3+ years experience working in a start-up environment
? 5+ years purchasing experience with ERP Production and Sales planning, control and execution systems
? Oracle experience strongly desired; experience with Demand Planning; Supply Chain Planning; Purchasing and Inventory modules also preferred
? Familiar with Lean Manufacturing environment processes and previous involvement in business process improvement tools and methodologies
? Ability to read a wide variety of blueprints
? BS in Business Management, Supply Chain, or related is preferred
? ISM or APICS Certification is a plus
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