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Buyer Planner - MI

Description:
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer Planner for an opening in Caledonia, MI .

RESPONSIBILITIES:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Other duties may be assigned
o Develops and manages production schedules for a production cell
o Assesses and establishes capacities of work cells through continuous review of set up times, routings and run-rates of production machinery
o Meet inventory goals while achieving finished goods service levels to customers
o Insures that production schedules are in sync with purchased materials schedules to streamline and optimize Aspen's total supply chain costs
o Negotiates with suppliers for materials and services by achieving the lowest total cost
o Selects, evaluates and develops new sources supply
o Manages the Approved Supplier List
o Responsible for managing supplier delivery and quality performance
o Establishes account/credit and terms
o Places purchase orders and expedites materials as required to support production schedules
o Follows environmental and safety regulations and acts in compliance with US laws
o Complies with safety and corporate guidelines on business ethics

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
o 3-5 Years Purchasing and/or Production Planning experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
o ERP software experience particularly, an in-depth knowledge of MRP preferred
o Familiarity with total cost analysis concepts
o Proficient in developing and providing detailed forecasts of demand requirements to suppliers based on historical sales data
o Excellent understanding of statistical concepts used to formulate safety stock quantities to meet customer service levels
o Experience with implementing and maintaining a Lean Material Flow manufacturing environment is a plus
o Able to demonstrate a track record of accomplishments in supply chain management
o Detailed and analytically oriented
o Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
o Experience with ERP forecasting software
o Proficient in Microsoft Office including, word, excel and Outlook
o Certification in APICS or ISM a plus

EDUCATION:
o Bachelor's degree in Business, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management or an equivalent combination of education and experience

KEYWORDS:
ERP, MRP, Procurement, Planning, APICS, ERP, MRP, Procurement, Planning, APICS, ERP, MRP, Procurement, Planning, APICS

 
Job Number: 163983
Job Location: Caledonia, MI
Rate: $22.38 to $33.58 DOE
Duration: 6 Months
Input Date: 06/22/2017
Firm Name: CHIPTON ROSS
Attention: LaVada Pulley
Address: 343 MAIN ST
City, State: EL SEGUNDO, CA 90245
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808
Email: lpulley@chiptonross.com
Website: www.chiptonross.com

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