Rain Bird Corporation

  • Buyer-Planner

    Job ID
    3645
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    5
    Country
    United States
    City
    Tucson,
    State
    AZ
  • Overview

    The Buyer/Planner is responsible for purchasing and production planning in coordination with the Production Manager and Engineering.  The Buyer/Planner ensures shop documentation and purchase orders are released in a timely manner to facilitate on time production and delivery of pump and filter stations.  Close attention to inventory levels and commitments is critical to success.

    Responsibilities

    • Utilization of Materials Requirements Planning systems to offer 99.5+ customer service levels
    • Actively participate in New Product Development projects as a Materials representative
    • Maintain and develop stock programs as defined by Sales and Materials department
    • Assure that problems relating to delivery, quality or production are promptly resolved in a timely manner per standard procedures
    • Responsible for the initial set-up phase of PeopleSoft by creating BOM’s, routers, transfer attributes, etc.
    • Will be responsible to meet inventory targets for finish goods and raw materials
    • Develop strategies to ensure material availability to meet production plans
    • Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning
    • Continually work to improve quality, delivery and costs
    • Assure that orders are entered into and updated within the computer system in an accurate and timely manner, and that all order information is complete
    • Expertise managing high exposure projects, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Experience in manufacturing planning capacity
    • Ability to read and understand MRP reports, stock status reports, material variance reports, assembly and machining load reports, and customer order shortage report

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business related field
    • At least 5 years of experience in materials management, planning and/or operations
    • Demonstrated leadership, and negotiation skills
    • Successful track record of Achievements
    • Ability to learn quickly and willingness to take on new challenges
    • Skilled in PC applications and ERP systems experience
    • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
    • Skillful managing sense of urgency
    • Team oriented individual

     

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • MBA or other advanced degree
    • ERP Oracle, PeopleSoft Manufacturing experience
    • Ability to manage high exposure projects
    • Lean manufacturing or Lean six sigma experience

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