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Sr. Buyer/Planner

Req ID: J2308138-IL

  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
  • Category Materials
  • Posted Wednesday, July 6, 2022
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description

    Supervises the site materials operations for purchasing / planning or segments as assigned. Develops and implements materials strategies. Develops and maintains feasible site operational plan. Monitors and continually improves processes and performance metrics. Resolves materials issues. Acts as main customer contact on materials related issues.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Direct the Materials site team so that all material planning and production planning activities support the goals of the department, workcell, site, and assigned market segment.
  • Responsible for all day-to-day activities pertaining to the operational plan for the site
  • Develops and coordinates the implementation of strategic materials initiatives.
  • Executes materials department and site/segment specific strategies.
  • Develop the sites understanding of performance metrics and insure efforts put forth by site hit or exceed the objectives. Monitors and continually improves processes and performance metrics.
  • Investigates reasons for any line down situation. Ensures the accuracy of critical data within the business system.
  • Acts as main customer interface on all materials issues. Develops and coordinates the quoting process and/or demand management process.
  • Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor.
  • Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy.

    Position Site Based in Atlanta, GA
  • Bachelor Degree required Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience
    APICS certification preferred.
  • equivalent and 3 to 5 years related Supply Chain experience related to Materials purchasing and Production Planning
  • Thorough knowledge of SAP (PP/PU modules)
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Advanced PC skills.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
  • Proficient Verbal and Written English Skill

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