BUYER/PLANNER-MANUFACTURING

Location: READING, PA
Date Posted: 04-15-2018
The Corporate Buyer-Planner will plan and manage the procurement of both direct LCC (Low Cost Country) material for the support of the corporate sourcing plan and corporate manufacturing plan based upon the S&OP and Business Plan.
 
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Plan and manage the procurement of both direct LCC material for the support of the corporate sourcing plan and corporate manufacturing plan bases on S&OP and Business Plan.
  • Procure and/or schedule an inbound supply chain to align with a manufacturing SOP while attaining corporate inventory objectives/targets.  Adhere to corporate and SOX policies and guidelines.
  • Ensure that purchasing documents (i.e. purchase orders), are processed completely and accurately and submitted on-time to suppliers; responsible for maintaining correct costs and data entry and follow the complete procurement process from P/O submission to P/O receipt.
  • Administer, in conjunction with materials and QA management, internal / external supplier quality accountability via a non-conformance reporting system.
  • Monitor and report supplier on-time delivery; communicating and working through any issues that could impact the manufacturing process and elevating concerns as necessary. 
  • Work closely with corporate commodity management as well as with a 3rd party logistics carrier and Corporate Logistics Manager.  Persistently look for and communicate opportunities for cost reduction / avoidance.
  • Verify HTS tariff codes.
  • Create and communicate to the Logistics Manager shipment/delivery/schedule for LCC material.     
 
EXPERTISE REQUIRED/MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS  
 
BS/BA degree in Supply Chain Management preferred
Understanding of Supply Chain configuration and principles
Hands-on experience in Buyer-Planner role in a manufacturing environment.
Knowledge of MPS/MRP systems.  Working knowledge of AS/400 and JD Edwards is a plus.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical skills.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
Some travel required.
 
Flexible hours to coincide with overseas suppliers. 
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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