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Overview

As the Buyer/Planner, you will be responsible for production planning, purchasing, and fulfillment. Working cross-functionally with several departments, you will also support Sales, Operations, and Engineering, as well as interface with Finance/Accounting, to drive production.

Responsibilities

MRP and Production PlanningCreate and maintain MRP/build plans with input from Sales, Finance, Marketing, Operations and supply chain partnersPerform what-if analysis and mitigation plans for supply chain or manufacturing risksMonitor build plan and inventory levels at CM and fulfillment warehousePrepare and present MRP, inventory, and supply reports to managementTrack and manage supplier delivery schedules and resolves supply issuesPrioritize supply requirements, adjust for schedule changesAssist in identifying and resolving inventory discrepanciesManage inventory levels to set and maintain safety stocks and lead timesPurchasingManage all purchasing for parts, services, and logistics/transportation for Production and EngineeringIdentify alternate sources for components with better cost/quality/deliveryRequest quotes; negotiate purchase terms, delivery schedules, and performance measurement with suppliersPrepare and enter PO in QAD ERP System for confirmed ordersObtain internal approvals; document and communicate PO changes to suppliersFollow-up, track, and expedite goods/services purchases to meet production schedulesVerify receipt of goods on POs and input receipts in QADProduction Fulfillment

Qualifications

2-5 years of related industry experience in Production and MRPBachelors Degree or equivalent experience preferredStrong Excel skills requiredAbility to communicate in with multiple departments and suppliersDemonstrable experience in creating comprehensive MRP reports and analysesExperience sourcing and purchasing from domestic and international suppliersStrong analytical skills requiredMust be highly detail-orientatedMust be able to thrive in a start-up environment with constant changeMust have a strong sense of ownership and be able to drive issues to closureMust be a self-starter who is hands-on with projects and assignmentsExperience with QAD or other ERP systems required



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