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Buyer Dover, OH 
Posted:  6/1/2021
Category:  Professional
Job Type:  Direct Placement
Minimum Experience:  3-5 years
Required Education:  Bachelor (BA, BS...)
Job Description

One of our customers has a Buyer job available.  This opportunity is a full time position with great benefits!

Responsible for providing material availability in support of the master production schedule. Support on-time delivery of purchased parts, inventory turns goals, and manufacturing achievement of customer delivery. This position is the primary interface between production and the supply base. This is a high paced job that requires the ability to organize, multitask and prioritize effectively.
Essential Functions:
  1. Scheduling of purchased parts to support the requirement date of the production schedule as well as service forecast/backorder requirements.
  2. Follow-up and expediting as required ensuring on-time delivery
  3. Manage on-time delivery performance of the supply base by resolving constraints whether they exist at the supplier.
  4. Manage inventory balances in support of inventory turns goals and customer flexibility requirements.
  5. Provide supply base with forecasted requirements with objective to have all major suppliers utilizing the Portal.
  6. Resolve invoice discrepancies whether they are pricing, quantity, or receiving issues.
  7. Manage MRP changes with the supply base to determine and support material availability. Review and validate immediate and forecasted purchase requirements.  Update and modify PO and inventory schedules as required.
  8. Review and issue purchase orders, obtain acknowledgments, follow-up as needed.  Escalate with supplier management as required to achieve schedule compliance.
  9. Ability to manage ECAT (Engineering Change Action Team) engineering change effectiveness to provide material availability and disposition.  Maintain/document appropriate records of communication with suppliers as it relates to the ECAT.
  10. Knowledge (medium to expert level) of ERP, MRP Kanban, Lean Principles, and JIT methods
  11. Ability to demonstrate Microsoft Office Skills.
Obtain quotes and select sources for selected commodities for lower cost, high-volume parts for production, service, and/or MRO.  Assure timely delivery of quality material to the point of use to support production and service requirements.

Job Requirements

Education / Experience
  1. Knowledge (medium to expert level) of ERP, MRP Kanban, Lean Principles, and JIT methods
  2. Ability to demonstrate Microsoft Office Skills
  3. Operations experience with three (3) years' experience in material / inventory management a plus.

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