Job Listing Description

Buyer / Planner

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Buyer / Planner for an open position in Lincolnton, NC.
The Buyer / Planner is responsible for material availability as it applies to sustaining the manufacturing lines, continuous process improvement, cost out, new product introduction and transfers of work.  This role also supports the materials team in achieving business objectives such as price deflation, inventory turnover and customer on time delivery.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review material planning requirements (MRP) and purchasing activities for select suppliers and assigned parts in support of Production, non-production and/or After Market business.
  • Maintain PO due dates and quantity changes on a daily basis and communicate changes.
  • Reschedule POs as needed to meet production needs.
  • Develop projects to meet company inventory and deflation goals.
  • Create and compile performance reports for suppliers and service for Business Units and suggest plans to achieve performance objectives.
  • Setup and monitor Kanban and/or other systems to maintain material flow to production lines.
  • Develop and maintain standard work for purchasing processes
  • Investigate and resolve supplier invoicing issues
  • Interface with suppliers and quality on supplier quality issues
  • Provide purchasing support for Engineering Changes
  • Obtain and evaluate quotes from suppliers on New products or Engineering Changes

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Experience with ERP systems including inventory planning and purchasing
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Effective communications skills with ability to work across multiple organizational functions
  • Work independently and is self-motivated

  • Experience with packaged ERP Software (Oracle Preferred)
  • Experience with Purchasing and Trade regulations
  • Strong command of Microsoft Office Suite products
  • Excellent teamwork skills ability to work in cross-functional groups, preferably multi-national
  • Detail-oriented

Bachelors’ degree from an accredited university or college or equivalent work experience
Job Number: 1810096455
Job Location: Lincolnton, NC
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 12/31/2018
Last Updated: 05/20/2019
Attention: Stephanie Spolzino
Address: 50 FOUNDERS PLAZA STE 304
City, State: EAST HARTFORD, CT 06108
Phone: 860/289-2643
800 Phone: 866/636-4723
Fax Phone: 800/556-5284

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