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Buyer II

Technetics Group

 

Buyer II

  • 492370
  • Deland, Florida, United States
  • Technetics Group
  • Supply Chain
  • Full-Time/Regular

JOB SUMMARY:

In close partnership with Operation’s Manager and Customer Service, is responsible conducting overall planning, implementation, and optimization of all activities and support required for ensuring materials and services are available to meet the Operations/Production plan. Develop and maintain supplier base to meet the requirements of manufacturing facility. Evaluate supplier effectiveness and initialize necessary action to ensure quality and cost criteria are maintained within negotiated expectations.  Assisting Operations Manager to meet Supply Chain strategic objectives through process discipline/control, continuous improvement, data quality, and analytics.  Leverage ERP/MRP to create value and optimize Supply Chain processes.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Displays a strong knowledge of APICS Supply Chain concepts and principles, utilizing them in all decision processes.
  • Coordinate purchasing with the planner, receiving, and shipping to ensure production plan requirements are met, utilizing the MRP system to develop purchasing plans for assigned products while balancing optimizing inventory and minimizing costs.
  • Source and purchase raw materials, packaging materials, parts, services, and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization.
  • Provide reporting/analytics solutions to significantly increase visibility and real time data decision making capabilities
  • Collaborate with and build positive and productive relationships with leadership, key stakeholders, suppliers, and other functions to create and implement strategic sourcing requirements
  • Develop goals and objectives in alignment with the Plant BPD and EMLS initiatives, contributing to the achievement of organizational goals through Continuous Improvement utilizing Supply Chain and Lean concepts.
  • Conducts negotiations with potential and/or current suppliers to obtain maximum value.
  • Support new product implementation, and coordinate materials for the final release to manufacturing operations. This activity requires working closely with cross-functional project teams.
  • Maintain a strong understanding and provide back-up support for supply chain functions including planning, shipping, receiving, material handling and other duties as assigned
  • Special project assignments as required.

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Technical, Supply Chain or Business related) with minimum 3 years of Buyer experience in a manufacturing setting; or equivalent of 7 years of experience in manufacturing Supply Chain/Buyer role(s).
  • APICS CIPM certification or demonstrated applied knowledge MRP/ERP utilization, transportation, supply chain, inventory management and warehousing disciplines (required)
  • Proficient with MS Office suite – Advanced MS Excel Skills (required)
  • Strong sense of urgency & attention to detail
  • Excellent organization, communication and follow-up skills
  • Extremely high standards of excellence
  • Analytical with a methodical approach to problem solving

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position does not have direct supervisory responsibilities.

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle and feel material, as well as reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This specification is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned. Ability to competently perform all the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment to effective customer service delivery, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic requirements of all positions at Technetics Group.

 

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