Job Listing Description

Sr Buyer

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a candidate for Sr Buyer in Coon Rapids, MN.

• 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 client's web portal. 
• Bachelor's degree in business or technical field recommended with minimum 4-6 years of purchasing 
• 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: 1710066622
Job Location: Minneapolis, MN
Duration: 7 months
Input Date: 04/12/2017
Attention: Lindsay Phillips
Address: P O BOX 619820
City, State: DALLAS, TX 75261-9820
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9636

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