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Buyer/Planner

Company: TH 1
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: DOESCOPEThe Buyer/Planner is responsible for receiving and managing customer sales orders, generating work orders, ensuring orders are released on time, monitoring material requirements, ordering parts from assigned suppliers to maintain safety stock levels, ensuring constant internal and external communications, optimizing available resources, while monitoring performance metrics aligned with the goals and objectives of the company.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for the release of work orders for production.
  • From a report of sales orders or current demands, develop a production schedule.
  • Analyze sales orders for missing components and expedite with buyers.
  • Responsible for updating information on delivery days to the customer service.
  • Run the Material Resource Planning (MRP) system for the release of work orders.
  • Release purchase orders to assigned vendors as necessary.
  • Monitor and understand landed cost of product to determine best supply source.
  • Comply with the company's safety policies and procedures.
  • Receive and schedule sales orders in the companies ERP system while considering customer requirements, availability of materials and resources.
  • Monitor your key performance indicators such as: on-time deliveries, late orders, sales compliance, and delivery times.
  • Maintain constant communication with sales managers, and all departments involved to carry out the fulfillment of customer needs and maximum optimization of resources.
  • Maintain a stable production program in order to contribute to the maximum use of resources and the increase in the productivity of the operation.
  • Take leadership to carry out activities that benefit the fulfillment of production plans, shipments, receipts and availability of raw materials and subassemblies.
  • Perform daily maintenance to system parameters for the correct functioning of the MRP system and the correct demand for materials in order to have the necessary inventory taking care of the excesses and obsolescence of its products.
  • Avoid having obsolete finished product inventory generated from cancellations of sales orders, communicate with sales and planning management to propose payment by the customer and / or if necessary, seek the reassignment of orphan inventory to other sales orders.
  • Communicates and implements company goals, policies and proceduresQUALIFICATIONS
    • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Highly organized, with strong attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
    • Leadership Skills
    • Knowledge of reporting and statistics
    • Knowledge of physical inventory processes
    • Spanish: PreferredEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
      • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
      • 2+ years of experience in a Planner or Buyer role
      • Knowledge of business software, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, and Adobe
      • Experience with Syteline a plus.

Keywords: TH 1, Anchorage , Buyer/Planner, Other , Anchorage, Alaska

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