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Buyer Planner

Company: Career Transitions, LLC
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Buyer PlannerResponsible for working with the entire team to forecast, order, and schedule raw material requirements for assigned plants. Will work with a team to optimize a supply chain and inventory levels to meet plant requirements and company goals. Buyer Planner Specific Responsibilities:

  • Proactively ensure the accurate development of demand-based data in forecasts, current inventory targets, replenishment lead-times, and customer usage data.
  • Place and maintain purchase orders, transfer requests, and arrange delivery of raw materials.
  • Coordinate throughout the supply chain with Suppliers, Sales, Operations, and Customer Service to successfully manage inventory programs to regularly provide on time customer shipments. Escalate issues as needed and recommend solutions to avoid any potential out of stock situations.
  • Responsible for keeping the MRP system updated with key information.
  • Collaborate with suppliers to capacity plan according to production and material requirements.
  • Identify out of stock situations and communicate in a timely manner to Operations and Sales. This communication includes an explanation of the stock out as well as proposed solutions.
  • Ensure the accurate positioning of inventory by utilizing forecasting and usage data analysis.
  • Review total and aged inventory levels while also maintaining targeted inventory levels. Buyer Planner Requirements:High School diploma. Associates degree preferred with at least two plus years of experience in direct Purchasing role or a related field.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office products primarily Excel.
    • Must be able to independently develop and utilize spreadsheets as data analysis tools.
    • Self-starter with strong work ethic.
    • Ability to demonstrate initiative, prioritization, and maintain a strong eye for detail.
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills including a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality.Compensation DOE: Up to $72KSend resume to Dan WittersCareer Transitions is actively recruiting for this role and introducing qualified candidates to the hiring manager. Career Transitions offers Recruiting, Contract Staffing, and Outplacement services nationally. Our team members have extensive experience working with technical, degreed, and astute professionals throughout the employment lifecycle. Our recruiting services support functional area's of Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Customer Service and Support, Engineering and Technology, Human Resources, Industrial, Manufacturing, Operations, Sales and Marketing, Science and Research, Software and Development, Supply Chain, Warehouse, Distribution.To learn more about our firm https://www.careertransitionsllc.comTo learn more about jobs near me or national job openings visit #cthzjb #googleforjobs #home #purchasing #procurement #buyer #supply #hiring #jobseeker #resume

Keywords: Career Transitions, LLC, Elkhart , Buyer Planner, Other , Elkhart, Indiana

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