Job Listing Description


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Buyer/Planner in Phoenix, AZ.


  • Acting as a liaison between Sourcing and all other interfacing organizations to plan, coordinate and implement strategies for all Supply Chain activities related to fulfilling manufacturing and aftermarket requirements.  
  • Due to interface with global suppliers (time zone differences), the desirable candidate will need to be flexible on the hours worked.  
  • This individual plans, schedules, and administrates purchase orders to ensure quality hardware is delivered on time.  
  • Maintains proper inventory levels per order policy. Interacts with personnel throughout the site with frequent outside contacts to discuss/negotiate difficult technical problems.  
  • Incumbent works under general direction with specified suppliers and hardware. Plans and schedules purchase orders in accordance with the production requirements as shown in the SAP ERP system.  
  • Manages inventory to a specified inventory plan as required to support the production schedule.  
  • Researches and provides constant feedback to department and management relative to material shortages and supplier’s capacity and capabilities.  
  • Demonstrates an active commitment to continuous improvement in the areas of Quality, Cost, Delivery and Lead Time.  
  • Have effective interpersonal and communication skills with all levels of employees and management. High degree of confidence, objectivity, tact, diplomacy and ethical conduct is essential.  
  • Demonstrated ability in negotiations, planning and hardware administration procedures.  
  • Ability to organize work, document and/or report concisely and accurately and be thorough in carrying out the responsibilities of the job.  
  • Manage supplier forecast and PO acknowledgement process through company web portal.  

Basic Qualifications:  
  • Bachelor's degree in business or technical field recommended with minimum 2-5 years of purchasing or 8 years buying experience in lieu of a degree.  

Additional Qualifications:  

  • Project Management Experience.  
  • Must be proficient in MRP (SAP experience a plus).  
  • Six Sigma Certification a plus.  
  • Aerospace Experience.  
  • Experience in an automated EDI environment is preferred.  
  • Knowledge of production control and material manufacturing methods is highly desired.  
  • Prior experience in manufacturing.  
  • Ability to multi-task projects and assess priorities in a complex and demanding environment.  
  • Ability to handle multiple customers/priorities with minimal supervision under challenging conditions.  
  • Demonstrated experience and leadership in order management and logistics.  
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication & presentation skills.  
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications. 
  • Prior experience in E-Auction Marketplace.  

Job Number: 1910098023
Job Location: Phoenix, AZ
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 03/07/2019
Attention: Michael Accunzo
Address: 1839 S ALMA SCHOOL RD STE 250
City, State: MESA, AZ 85210
Phone: 480/929-9922
800 Phone: 800/657-0997
Fax Phone: 480/929-9779

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