Company: Meyer Sound
Posted on: August 5, 2022
Job DescriptionBuyer OVERALL FUNCTION:Reporting to the
Purchasing Manager, the Buyer is responsible for all aspects of the
supply of material for assigned product line(s). This is a
full-time exempt position. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Plan and order required material, equipment and services using
- Manage suppliers to ensure on-time delivery of quality parts at
the best competitive pricing. Minimize risk by ensuring that
procurement is in accordance with approved plans and company
- Identify material issues/risks and cost reduction
opportunities, recommending corrective actions.
- Manage assigned supplier relationships and ensure supplier
qualifications and performance. Define metrics and monitor supplier
performance against metrics to ensure continuous supplier
improvement. Ensure supplier lead times and material recovery plans
on constrained material.
- Participate in supplier quarterly business review.
- Monitor supplier follow through on product changes through the
- Manage auto replenishment systems such as VMI and BIN programs.
REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
- BA or BSc or equivalent combination of skills and
- 3+ years related buying and planning in a manufacturing
environment. Electronics manufacturing preferred and chemicals
buying a plus.
- Strong knowledge of customized machined parts, electronic
components and associated supply base combined with a strong
knowledge of BOMs and planning.
- Demonstrated analytical, problem solving, and negotiating
skills with a solid business acumen and ability to make sound
judgments in fast-paced environment.
- Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, MRP
- Superb organizational and time management skills
- Must have a good knowledge of sourcing a large variety of
customized or manufactured components or materials.
- Solid negotiation Skills.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Understands and drives cost and quality goals in addition to
- Must pass general and criminal background check.
Keywords: Meyer Sound, Berkeley , Senior Buyer/Planner, Other , Berkeley, California
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