Contract position: A Manufacturing Buyer/Planner is needed for a company that manufactures products for locomotives, freight cars and passenger transit vehicles, and builds new locomotives up to 4,000 horsepower in the San Fernando, CA area. This position will manage inventory to appropriate levels based on system information and procurement decisions. No per diem available. Some travel may be anticipated. Responsibilities for the Buyer
Requirements for the Buyer
- Provide availability of respective products to internal customers that meet their need at the lowest total cost. Forecast quantity and timing of needed products to the respective supplier.
- Assist in Request for Quote or product bids, including preparation, analysis, evaluation and implementation.
- High school diploma or an Associate's degree in Materials Management or Procurement preferred. Must have at least 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
- Experience with ERP Systems and Microsoft Office (Preferred Oracle). Exceptional planning and organizational skill. Knowledge of Procurement Principles.
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