Jr Buyer

Batesville, IN

Posted: 04/15/2019 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 12954 Pay Rate: $19 - $22/hr

Our client, a global medical device manufacturer with a location in Batesville, IN has an immediate need for a Jr Buyer to fulfil a 3+ month contract position. This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door with a global company!


JOB SUMMARY:
Coordinate and expedite the flow of parts purchased from the client’s supplier base. Control and maintain inventory from the supplier's dock to our production lines.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Plan and place purchase orders for production components ensuring that parts are received in the quantity required, when needed. Proactively and reactively manage and expedite component part shortages by identifying issues and internal problems.
•Control number of days of inventory on hand by reducing lot sizes, increasing replenishment and shipping frequency, etc. Maintain and control usage and replenishment of supply items.
•Manage MOQ and safety stock to ensure product is delivered as needed with no excess stock. Coordinate with sourcing so MOQ and price are in alignment with available warehouse space and delivery time needed.
•Work with internal departments to proactively and re-actively adjust purchase orders due to customer order changes, price changes and engineering changes.
•Return reject purchased product.
•Track product perishability.
•Assist accounts payable with invoicing issues.


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
•Associates Degree or seven to ten years equivalent combination of education and work experience in a specific technical discipline or product area.
•One to two years materials experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
•Requires thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) programs and production scheduling software
•Ability to work in a face-paced environment
•Decision-making skills
•Communication skills

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