Company: Midland Recruiters
Posted on: June 15, 2022
Well established manufacturing company in Elkhart, IN has an
excellent opportunity available for a Buyer/Scheduler. The
Buyer/Scheduler is responsible for managing the material flow to
meet customer orders while balancing capacity, production and
inventory. Additional responsibilities include: providing a
production schedule that meets demand with the overall objective of
maximum customer satisfaction, lowest cost of production, and
control of inventory to optimize turns, and purchasing of raw
materials in the most cost effective manner with due consideration
for price, quality, specifications, and other general requirements.
Job Duties: Schedule factory work orders to balance available
capacity with near-term demand. Leads the analysis to level
capacity load as required in the execution horizon. Identify
capacity shortages and high utilization periods through the
planning horizon. Communicate supply / demand issues and resolution
status through appropriate management chain. Responsible for the
coordination/planning of materials to meet customer delivery
requirements by identifying materials to be expedited or
de-expedited in a manner that will prevent material shortages and
potential obsolescence. Support and aid management in decision
making by providing production plans and implementing purchasing
strategies. Assist Engineers with identification of changes needed
on BOM's, routings, item masters, and obsolescence by initiating
engineering change requests. Place and track purchase orders from
internal and MRP system generated requirements, arranging for the
delivery of materials in the most effective manner to support
production and inventory constraints. Minimize the cost of buying,
transporting, and storing purchased materials and services. Assist
in customer negotiating of contracts for supplies and materials,
and monitor compliance. Review and supply corrected information for
accounts payable to resolve discrepancies on vendor invoices.
Responsible for inventory turns management and improvement.
Coordinate material/vendor changes to avoid obsolescence of
materials. If applicable, lead the monthly demand forecast process
cycle across all product families. Job Requirements: Bachelor's
degree in Business Administration, Operations Management, Supply
Chain Management, or related field. - Minimum 3-years of experience
in production scheduling/purchasing experience in an MRP II system;
APICS certification preferred. Experience in purchasing/production
scheduling and/or general materials planning experience in an ERP
system. Knowledge of manufacturing and production planning. - Sound
knowledge of varied production and quality assurance operations.
Fundamental understand of ERP requirements and processes.
Familiarity with general office equipment and Microsoft
Office/Oracle software. Must have excellent interpersonal,
reasoning/analysis skills. Must be able to work with minimal
supervision and be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Some travel; local once or twice a year. - - - Please reference Job
Code 6-3E when responding to this position. - Please send your
resume as an attached document in Word form. -
Keywords: Midland Recruiters, Elkhart , Buyer/ Scheduler, Other , Elkhart, Indiana
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