: Bachelorís Degree in a
relevant field required. Prefer APICS
Certification or willingness to obtain.
Minimum 3 years buying/planning experience utilizing advanced MRP/ERP
tools. Demonstrated negotiation
experience resulting in delivered cost savings.
Experienced in domestic and international procurement. Experience with lean principles, VSM. Experienced working within CGMP and ISO
environments. Demonstrated experience
planning purchases within complex and dynamic environments. Posse excellent verbal and written
communication skills. Has the ability to
make independent decisions within scope of responsibility, benefiting the
company. Ability to work independently. Demonstrated contributions working
cross-functionally and/or within a team environment. Must be able to work effectively within a
large, fast paced matrix organization.
with MRP systems. Project lead
experience including successful execution.
Experienced with importing goods, harmonized tariff schedule and all
current import requirements. Above
average skills using Excel, Access, Outlook, Word and Project. Prefer experience with Oracle ERP systems.
Prefer demonstrated Lean experience and thorough knowledge of lean
Negotiates purchase of goods and materials and
signs purchase orders within approved limitations following standard
Secures sources of supply.
Contacts vendors/Buying Agent to expedite delivery
of purchases, correct invoice errors, negotiates scrap credits and obtain
Reviews planning policies and makes recommendations
for reorder quantities, safety stocks and methods of shipment to assure an
adequate supply of material at lowest total cost to the company.
Composes effective correspondence to
expedite/de-expedite purchased materials, revise purchase orders, affect
cancellations and improve terms. Demonstrates effective internal
cross-functional communication skills while executing strategies in support of
Marketing, Sales and Operations.
Works closely with Master Scheduler, Production
Planner and Trade Marketing to ensure forecasts meet business plan.
Promotes and maintains effective business
relationships with vendors.
Collaborates with Marketing and Sales to support the
new product development process.