Buyer/Planner

Employer
Location
Andover
Posted
Mar 06, 2014
Closes
Apr 05, 2014
Contact
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Category
Other
Duration
Full Time
The Buyer/Planner is responsible for execution of all assigned parts; procurement, inventory control, and related issues such as price, quality and on-time delivery.

Responsibilities:
Purchase Order Processing – Place purchase orders with suppliers as required
Price and quality - Meet established price, quality and on-time delivery objectives; resolve quality and quantity discrepancies and perform other duties as required
Supply management - Develop working relationship with suppliers
Maintain all MRP parameters and jobs in Oracle
Manage inventory of parts and finished goods, including performing physical counts and reconciliation
Systems maintenance – Ensure current and accurate information regarding parts, suppliers, and shipment status is input and reflected in the installed ERP system (Oracle)
Qualifications:
Education & Training:

Bachelor’s degree preferred; high school diploma required
APICS CPIM or CPM certification desired
Experience:
Two to three years’ related work experience, preferably for a light electrical and/or mechanical assembly operation

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Skills in negotiating pricing for goods and services
Inventory management experience
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, familiarity with financial reports, and legal documents; ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community; ability to effectively communicate with suppliers
Effectively collect and analyze data using a variety of mathematical techniques including basic algebra, statistics and probability
Good working knowledge of Oracle, Microsoft Office tools
AA/EEO M/F/D/V

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