Buyer/Planner

Saint Marys, Pennsylvania
Materials
01/12/2023
Advanced Sensors HQ
Depends on Experience  Annual
Full Time
1St

Don’t miss this opportunity to join a successful, growing FORTUNE 500 COMPANY!

Start your new career as a Buyer/Planner with a growing global company!! As a Buyer/Planner you will focus on the planning and procuring of raw materials for specified product lines.

 

Position Title:  Buyer/Planner                                                             FLSA:  Salary Non-Exempt

Reports To:  Materials Manager                                                         Date:  01-12-2023             

 

Functional Scope:  Focuses on the planning and procuring of raw materials for specified product lines. 

Position Specifications: 2-year degree or minimum of 4 years relevant buyer/planner experience in a manufacturing environment.  Work under pressure with high degree of accuracy, PC literacy, strong diplomacy, analytical aptitude/mathematical calculations/units of measurement conversions, technical writing and problem-solving skills.

Essential Functions: 

  • Regular attendance
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of the position, with or without accommodations
  • Efficiently fulfill responsibilities with regard to scheduling/expediting of parts through the product process
  • Issue/manage purchase orders to already established vendors to support the manufacturing process
  • Efficiently enter and correct all information pertinent to the production orders in the manufacturing control system
  • Efficiently perform necessary operations, exercising discretion, to maintain accurate information with regard to work in process
  • Efficiently enter/maintain an accurate count of individual production lines in the manufacturing control system
  • Efficiently enter/correct all stock transactions to the inventory system
  • Accurately maintain all applicable product/process information where required
  • Ensure product meets specific customer demands and due dates
  • Communicate production problems efficiently/timely when due dates are affected
  • Ensure product is placed at proper location
  • Provide active input into continuous process improvement
  • Travel as necessary
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams in problem solving activities to ensure on time delivery and customer satisfaction.
  • Actively participate in monthly/weekly PSI calls, preparing lates, sales info, backlog and other pertinent information.

 

Secondary Functions:

  • Assist in the specs and building of sample orders as necessary
  • Develop and maintain software programs to assist in the timely development/review of applications
  • Provide documentation to support the RFQ system
  • Provide documentation support for the no charge and charge sample orders
  • Participate in the training of others
  • Understand and follow applicable Company practices, policies and procedures.
  • Work safely

 

Physical Demands with or without Reasonable Accommodations:

  • Sedentary position with extended periods at computer.
  • May require bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, twisting, stretching, stooping, and/or standing.
  • Lifting or transporting light to heavy items (up to 50 lbs).
  •  Ability to tolerate fumes, odor and noise.
  • Repetitive motions.
  • Ability to apply mental processes, in order to understand and follow verbal and/or written instructions.
  • Ability to remain calm and in control, even when under pressure & ability to manage stress.
  • Ability to concentrate as position is subject to frequent distractions.
  • Ability to adapt to change.
  • Visual acuity, - must be able to distinguish full range of colors.