Buyer

  • location: Santa Ana, CA
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $28 - $28.85 per hour

job description

Buyer

Contract position: Our client in Santa Ana is looking for Buyer Planner to start right away, a background in Aerospace Manufacturing would be a plus!

Responsibilities for the Buyer

  • Responsible to ensure material availability to support the production schedule. Other responsibilities include entering new and returning work orders into the system, managing inventory levels, supporting material/product level revisions, interacting/coordinating with suppliers on a variety of topics, and supporting other business functions as required.
  • Place purchase orders with suppliers for the procurement of production material as required by utilizing the forecast and production schedule
  • Monitor status of open purchase orders to ensure on-time delivery of all materials / goods, including timely resolution, communication and mitigation of future potential problems
  • Expedite or defer orders as required based on schedule/inventory changes
  • Determine and establish optimal inventory levels based on forecast, demand variation and material lead times
Requirements for the Buyer

  • BS/BA in Supply Chain, Business, and Logistics (Preferred)
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a buyer/planner/material scheduler role working for a direct manufacturer
  • Expert applied knowledge of forecasting, MRP, transportation, supply chain, inventory management and warehousing disciplines
Benefits

  • Dental, Medical, Vacation, & Sick Pay

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