Job Listing Description

BUYER / PLANNER - AEROSPACE / DEFENSE | Purchasing/Procurement

Our client is currently seeking a Buyer/Planner to manage the supply base in order to meet government customer demands.

Summary of Job Scope:

Plans, schedules, releases and manages purchase, orders and work orders as required.
Ensures Government Compliance throughout the procurement process.
Executes/manages Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA's).
Works with internal and external suppliers to resolve material issues (shortages, emergency customer demands, etc.).
Quotes deliveries for sales requests.
Develops and maintains communication channels between various departments and the
Interface with Supply Chain to maintain the flow of materials to support the customer.
Reviews, communicates and acts upon anticipated delays.
Reviews anticipated shortage reports for future demands.
Reviews, analyzes, and makes changes to supply based on the outcome of monthly meetings.
Participates in capacity review meetings with internal and external suppliers.
Monitor and maintain inventory levels in alignment with business unit goals.
Communicates with IT groups to test changes and updates in the ERP system.
Participate in Continuous Improvement and Lean projects.
Resolves invoice issues, implements engineering changes, and coordinates rework and return purchase orders.
Required Knowledge/Skills:

3-5 years of previous Purchasing and Material Planning experience in a Government contract environment.
Clear understanding of Non-Disclosure Agreement Requirements and Proprietary Data.
Knowledge of ITAR and EAR requirements.
Understanding of Government Contracting; including FAR, DFARS and other government regulations.
Knowledge of sizing, material planning and production scheduling.
Solid knowledge of WISE/Cincom/SAP, particularly MRP related screens.
Solid knowledge of Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRPII).
Solid knowledge of planning functions/roles.
Good communication skill, both verbal and written.
Good detail orientation and organizational skills.
Ability to manage several tasks at the same time.
Intermediate Microsoft Office Suite skills.
Involved in Continuous Improvement projects

4 year Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field is a plus, or equivalent experience required.
APICS or CPSM/CPM Certification is preferred, but not required.
Duration: Direct Hire

Location: Santa Clarita, CA

Compensation: Highly competitive, including a highly competitive salary, lucrative bonus and comprehensive benefits.
Job Number: 359417
Job Location: Santa Clarita, CA
Rate: Open
Per Diem: No
Overtime: Possible
Duration: Perm
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 08/09/2017
Attention: Meredith Jacobson
Address: 950 S BASCOM AVE STE 2122
City, State: SAN JOSE, CA 95128
Phone: 408/728-9510
800 Phone: 866/656-0539
Fax Phone: 408/271-2701

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