Buyer/Planner

Job Details

LocationNew Braunfels, TX,
Job TypeFullTimeRegular
PositionShipping/Receiving

Job Description

Modern Staffing is seeking a Buyer/Planner for a manufacturing company located in New Braunfels, TX:

JOB SUMMARY:

The Buyer/Planner is responsible for purchasing materials, supplies, tools and equipment; reviewing and interpreting specifications and drawings to determine the bill of materials for internal fabrication and/or purchase from third part suppliers. Duties include negotiating with suppliers, researching fabrication options and inventorying
materials, etc.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Monitors and reviews requisitions, issues requests for quotes and creates purchase orders using ERP system.
  • Follows up with suppliers/vendors on current orders to confirm status, ensure order accuracy, timely deliveries and expedites orders when necessary.
  • Supports and provides coordination of the material planning, purchasing and production scheduling to meet production demands and ensure timely delivery to customers of finished product.
  • Communicates current/potential supply performance problems (capacity imbalance, noncompliant materials, material shortages, supplier delays and price fluctuations).
  • Plans and routes all orders to production, generates work orders.
  • Routinely reviews inventory and stock levels, participates with cycle counts, etc.
  • Ensures complies with companies policies and procedures, code of ethics and adherence to relevant laws and regulations.
  • Perform other duties and assignments as directed by management.
  • Cross train to backfill other areas in estimating, planning and purchasing.
QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing or related field with minimum of three years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Able to apply basic purchasing, production planning and inventory control principles.
  • Must be able to interpret mechanical drawings and prints
  • Excellent computer and math skills required and proficient with Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience with ERP platforms – M2M a plus.
  • Familiarity with sourcing methodology and contracting experience.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly motivated team player with ability to work with others in a fast paced environment.
  • Dependable, hard-working, self-starter with multi-tasking capabilities.
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