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Buyer / Planner in San Marcos, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/4/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
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  • Pay Rate
    $50000.0 - $60000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Looking for a Buyer-Planner in the San Marcos CA area! 

We are hiring Immediately for the right candidate! 

The Buyer/Planner will plan the procurement of the material required to support customer demand and new product introduction and will manage the short and long-term planning/scheduling of customer orders, inventory and operations planning for all processes. In doing so, this position will analyze spend, formulate and implement buying strategies and tactics, negotiate pricing and manage the scheduling of operations, outside processing and services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Develops and Implements buying processes and strategies which support operational on hand material inventory and components to meet production schedules and forecasts

Executes daily buying activities and outside processes and services which supports operations.

Develops a supply base which creates and sustains a competitive advantage by leveraging total spend.   and web-based technologies.

Creates a production schedule that satisfies customer demand while maintaining optimum resource utilization that levels capacity, labor and material requirements.

Communicates the schedule daily to site operations that supports product scheduling and demand.

Balances current and future customer demand requirements with manufacturing to ensure successful completion of customer requirements.

Optimizes and maintains the scheduling system by updating information and system parameters, as needed, such as planning calendar’s, lead times, time fences, lot sizes, safety stock, inventory, Kan Ban, etc.

Utilizes systems to review, input data, generate reports, coordinate and validate materials and components purchasing based on customer delivery dates or production schedules.

Manages supplier selection, evaluation and supply base rationalization.

Required Qualifications:

BA/BS in Business, supply chain management or similar preferred

Minimum 1-3 years’ experience with planning in manufacturing or similar environment

Minimum 1-3 years’ procurement experience and vendor management in a manufacturing,

Knowledge and a proven track record with vendor negotiations with the ability to achieve a win-win position.

Knowledgeable with materials

Experienced with implementing Lean methodologies and continuous Improvement initiatives.

Excellent computer literacy with the ability to fully utilize all facets of Microsoft Office

ERP experience, familiarity and utilization of ERP systems in a manufacturing environment.

Salary offered depends on experience ($50K - $60K Plus Benefits) 

Please apply to this positing or send your resume directly to;

Ida Carroll 
Professional Search Recruiter


or call; 
Direct 805.979.3345 

Volt Workforce Solutions is a Equal Opportunity Employer