Buyer/Planner II

US-TX-Fort Worth
1 week ago(1/9/2018 11:51 AM)
Job ID
2018-5857
# Positions
2
Experience (Years)
3
Priority
High
SECURITY CLEARANCE
NONE

Overview

The Buyer / Planner II will be responsible for all materials planning and Purchasing activities for assigned products and/or Manufacturing work cells to meet the guidelines established by the Master Schedule.  Purchase a wide variety of nonstandard, specialized and custom equipment and materials requiring knowledge of electronic and/or mechanical product specifications and sources of supply. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Provides input to management for financial budgets for assigned programs on a monthly basis.
  • Works under the direction of a manager to adjust deliveries in order to maximize cash flow.
  • Under general supervision, works on “developmental” and “transition to production” programs.
  • With the guidance of more senior level staff, determines supplier capabilities and works with multiple suppliers to establish a competitive environment.
  • Visits key program suppliers – with support, evaluates capacity or capabilities.  Utilizing knowledge of ethics, knows when to question supplier requests.
  • Has basic understanding of how ERP works and the interaction with BaaN modules.
  • Releases discreet jobs and requisitions, manages most exceptions, and uses pegging to identify and correct problems from the ERP workbench.
  • Releases orders to suppliers with more discreet scheduling than suggested to optimize inventory levels.  Capable of setting up Kanbans with assistance.
  • Prioritizes items thru inspection.  Coordinates resources to expedite competing priorities.
  • Works with suppliers to implement a previously defined inventory replenishment strategy.
  • Utilize knowledge of Lean to apply continuous improvement to daily activities.
  • Able to effectively interact with team members. Can create written and verbal reports and may deliver presentations with some management involvement.  Communicates internal problems or issues to managers.
  • With guidance from Management, reviews data and understands how the information affects program success.
  • Cooperates with coworkers and helps team leader meet goals. Shares information and ideas with the team.  Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities.
  • Sends out quote packages.
  • Groups like items for negotiations.
  • Attends CCB if supporting a program. Can disposition most ECOs without assistance.
  • May train lower level Buyer Planners on routine tasks.
  • Completes scheduled basic status reporting and notifies management of any issues that may impact customer delivery or quality.
  • Possesses some familiarity with regulatory requirements (RoHs, Reach, FAA, FDA, FAR/DFAR, ITAR) that directly affect their program. 
  • With assistance, performs basic price analysis and conduct price negotiations
  • Works with internal customer to establish delivery schedule; leads weekly intercompany review meetings.
  • Contacts supplier to request RMA and checks for export license, as required.
  • Actively participates in MRB meetings.
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor

 

Authorities:

  • Negotiate and award purchase orders committing company funds in support of Program Schedule and Budgetary requirements.
  • Identify and establish new sources of supply.
  • Other delegated duties as assigned by supervisor

Business Relationships:

  • Operations
  • Program
  • Finance
  • Suppliers

 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Education (Highest Level Required/Preferred):

Bachelor  - Preferred  (5-10 years functional experience may substitute)

Associate  - Preferred (5-10 years functional experience may substitute)      

High School - Required

                                               

Certifications/Licenses:

Preferred: ISM Certification

 

Experience Required:

Functional (Using Skill Set)  - 1-3 years experience

Industry  - 3-5 years experience

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required (Unique and Measurable):

  • FAR/DFAR strong working knowledge
  • Aerospace, Military or similar industry
  • Requires an understanding of:
    • Products
    • Military specification
    • Federal Acquisition Regulations
  • Commodity Management Experience
  • Electronic Component and/or Assembly Experience
  • Demonstrate electronic/mechanical knowledge
  • Knowledge of fixed pricing agreements and vendor managed inventory

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed