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Senior Buyer/Material Planner

Company: Utex Industries Inc
Location: Weimar
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition Summary/Objective: The Senior Buyer/Material Planner is responsible for purchasing material, including; finished goods, raw materials, and buyouts. Additionally, this role will monitor and maintain inventory levels and coordinate purchases based on sales demands and forecasts.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Technical knowledge and understanding of manufacturing, machining processes, drawings, bill of materials, supplier certifications
  • Research, select and purchase quality products and materials
  • Make product recommendations for the entire product line based upon technical knowledge of the parts and the application. Must be able to make decisions for substitutions to competitors' products
  • Build relationships with Suppliers and negotiate with them for the best pricing and terms
  • PO Management, process requisitions and update management on status of orders. Monitor all open purchase orders, move outs, push ins and cancellations
  • Ensure cost, lead time and safety stock levels are updated in the ERP system
  • Develop and enforce MRP driven purchases and scheduling techniques
  • Customer focus (internal and external). Meets deadlines
  • Work with the receiving team to ensure that all deliveries are received according the corporate material goods receipt policy
  • Maintaining proper inventories for finished goods, raw material, and buyout materials
  • Responsible for site Supplier Management including but not limited to Vendor registration, questionnaire, audits, and Quality interphase
  • Monitor safety stock levels on high usage buyout items
  • Problem solving, decision making and ability to work under pressure
  • Effectively negotiate and apply interpersonal skills
  • Teamwork and collaboration Required Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree preferred with previous experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Intermediate to advanced level MS (Excel, Word, Power Point)
    • Strong communications and customer relations abilities required
    • Experience with warehouse management system or MRP system Work Environment This job operates in an office and warehouse environment.Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position requires significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, significant fine finger dexterity, standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Position Type/Expected Hours of WorkThis is a full-time position, some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during the "core" work hours as defined by the company. Evening and weekend hours may be required as job duties demand. Travel This position requires minimum travel for Supplier site visits. EEO STATEMENTUtex Industries is an equal employment opportunity employer and shall make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, and/or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Other DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Utex Industries Inc, Sugar Land , Senior Buyer/Material Planner, Other , Weimar, Texas

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