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Buyer/Planner

Company: Nesco Resource
Location: Memphis
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Reports to Planning Manager with primary responsibilities including placing and expediting orders for raw material and semi-finished inventory. Plans to support master production schedule. Interacts with Marketing, Engineering, Product Development, Procurement, suppliers, and others to maximize labor & material utilization. Also coordinates inventory management activities. Good written and oral communication skills are a must. Must demonstrate leadership and organizational skills. This role will provide input to and may participate in kaizens that will lean out the business processes associated with inventory levels. Position Functions --- Establishes and maintains production material inventory and purchase plan to support master schedule. --- Insures availability of purchased materials necessary to support the production plan while maintaining the inventory within budgeted limits. --- Maintains contact with the marketing, product management, forecasting, legal, regulatory affairs, quality, supplier quality, manufacturing teams, and accounts payable. --- Maintains current status of all raw materials and purchased component shortages that affect or will affect the assigned production lines. --- Leads and executes projects to improve purchasing and planning functionality, both within SAP system and through external controls to help achieve world class performance. --- Executes purchase orders and changes to achieve optimum delivery of materials in economic lots. --- Review and maintain accuracy of delivery dates for purchase orders with suppliers. --- Coordinates the timely resolution of rejected purchased materials Education BS/BA degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Logistics, Operations, Statistics, Finance or other related field. Masters degree of MBA or equivalent preferred. Licenses/Certifications APICS certifications (CPIM, CSCP, etc.) preferred. Experience 1 year production planning and / or purchasing. Competencies Must have good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Powerpoint, and Word. Other Knowledge of SAP and higher level analytics tool is a benefit. Nesco Resource and affiliates (Lehigh G.I.T Inc, and Callos Resource, LLC) is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.

Keywords: Nesco Resource, Memphis , Buyer/Planner, Professions , Memphis, Tennessee

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