Timely procurement of all production material from complex electronic assemblies to shop supplies consumed in the manufacturing process.
Job Title: Senior Buyer/Planner
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Duration: Temp to hire
The Senior Buyer/Planner is responsible for the planning and procurement of all assemblies and raw material used in production as well as the shipment of finished goods. The primary objective for this position is to minimize cost through effective procurement, efficient scheduling and disciplined inventory management while meeting customer service requirements.
Manages warehouse operations and ensures inventory turn improvements.
Leads Supply Chain initiatives throughout all phases of the PLM - NPI, production and EOL.
Schedules all material to forecast.
Active participant in the RMA/reverse logistic process. Knowledge and execution of the repair cycle and inventory control.
Assist with production control and execute on work orders.
Implements programs that support a lean supply chain - Kanban, VMI and consignment inventory.
Manages change orders to products through the Supply Chain.
Maintains accurate source data in SAP - bills of material, item master and other inventory data and purchasing records. Executes on inventory adjustments, goods receipts and issues.
Implement and manage supplier metrics that promote, quality, on time delivery and appropriate inventory levels.
Supports accounts payable in the timely reconciliation of supplier payment issues.
Strong background in ERP/MRP (preferably SAP Business One)
Strong working knowledge of MS Excel
Strong organizational skills and able to work with minimum supervision
Strong verbal and written communications skills
A minimum of 5 years of experience in procurement preferably electronics and metal parts with 2 years in a planning function
Continuous improvement background/training is a plus
High School Diploma or GED required
BS/BA Degree in Business or equivalent education in material management
Physical and Mental Requirements:
Standing and sitting for extended periods of time
Lifting up to 50 pounds in a safe and prudent manner
Ability to easily move through an approximately 45,000 square foot warehouse building
Ability to read, write, and understand English
Correctable vision and hearing
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