Job Listing Description


PDS Tech, Inc. is hiring a Buyer/Planne 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. 

  • 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: 1810093148
Job Location: Phoenix, AZ
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 12/06/2018
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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