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Senior Buyer/Planner

Company: Meyer Sound
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

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 MRP.
  • 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 policies.
  • 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 ECO/ECR process.
  • Manage auto replenishment systems such as VMI and BIN programs. REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
    • BA or BSc or equivalent combination of skills and experience.
    • 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 and Agile.
    • 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 delivery requirements.
    • Must pass general and criminal background check.

Keywords: Meyer Sound, Berkeley , Senior Buyer/Planner, Other , Berkeley, California

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