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Buyer Planner

at ProLogistix Search Group

Posted: 10/9/2019
Job Reference #: 12469757
Keywords: purchasing

Job Description

ResourceMFG Search Group has a client in Oxnard, CA that is searching for a Buyer/Planner to join their team! This is a position where there is LOTS of room for growth, COMPETITIVE pay, and great benefits!

Job Duties:
  • High degree of understanding of assigned commodities, maintaining organized records of commodities, agreements, vendors and their performance
  • Gives customer service to all internal customer’s seeking updates on orders by answering emails and calls as needed
  • Analyze inventory counts and/or the MRP
  • Communicate with vendors including sourcing new suppliers and receiving new price quotes
  • Place purchase orders per approved requisitions or MRP into Via Duct
  • Enter all confirmed data including delivery dates into Via Duct once confirmed by supplier
  • Track open orders for all new launch lines
  • Ensure material is delivered on time
  • Negotiate delivery dates based on company’s needs
  • Identify and negotiate cost savings
  • Calculates and supplies forecast to main suppliers on a by-monthly basis
  • Meets with supplier during visits
  • Responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of standards and procedures within the commodities assigned, particularly for order processing
  • Leads closely with operations and demand planning the reorder points for appropriate levels
  • Responsible for monitoring suppler performance and concerns, implementation of corrective and preventive actions for quality related issues
  • Performs purchasing transactions requiring the usage of transactional systems (ERP, MRO, MRP, Kanban, VMI, consignment as applicable)
  • Participate and provide input into development portion of overall new launch process
  • Manage vendors in the development process to ensure timelines are met
  • Determine most cost affordable method of transportation to ensure material is delivered on-time
  • Responsible for demand planning and inventory analysis for new launch skus
  • Create and manage cost of goods files

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • 3-5 years in related position
  • Solid analytical skills and effective skills in decision making
  • Understand the process of flow planning strategies
  • Strong organizational skills. Able to pick up things quickly and create processes that scale in a highly dynamic, rapidly evolving environment
  • Proven ability to work with and maintain confidential information
  • Project manager with responsibility of owning timelines
  • Experience working cross-functionally to achieve results
  • Highest level of integrity, ethics, and professionalism