Sr. Buyer/Planner

  • location: Minneapolis, MN
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $15.72 - $26.67 per hour

job description

Sr. Buyer/Planner

job summary:
A Sr. Buyer/Planner is needed for the world's largest standalone medical technology development company in the Brooklyn Center, MN area. In this role, you will participate and/or lead Sourcing strategic activities, especially those involving product life cycle and supplier management including but not limited to: product/part phase in-phase, Last time buy/Strategic and excess & obsolete processes, local sourcing related initiatives, supplier delivery performance and inventory management.

location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
job type: Contract
salary: $15.72 - 26.67 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Maintain and promote strong relationships with suppliers, Supplier Quality Engineering, Manufacturing, Planning, Finance, Quality, Commodity Management and any other internal customers.
  • Liaison with the Commodity Management and Sourcing Engineering Teams in the development of commodity strategies, inputs and discussions about supplier score card and performance reviews (Quarterly Business Reviews).
  • Participate in supplier visits and audits to drive continuous improvement activities (Cost of Poor Supplier Quality Support)
  • Use problem solving techniques/methodologies to identify supplier delivery root cause and achieve resolution of production continuity events (support sCAPA when necessary)
  • Knowledge of the quality system and responsible for following all applicable procedures
  • Site support for regulatory body audits
  • Daily stand up at Site production and Tier meetings. Attend other Staff meetings as needed
  • Prioritize for expediting and coordinate with planning and receiving inbound daily receipts including incoming inspection
  • Performs special projects as assigned including but not limited to: Lifecycle Management, material cost reduction initiatives (Price Point Variance), consignment agreements, KPI tracking and other projects within the business unit
  • Cash Flow Initiatives: Support the Last time buy/Strategic and excess & obsolete process and follow-up scrap disposition at sites and monitor, implement consignment agreements and leverage Cardiovascular group to limit inventory costs
Education Required:

  • Bachelors
Years' Experience Required: .

  • 5+ years
Top Needs:

  • JDE Experience
  • Perseverance and active problem solving
  • Fast learner with excellent communication skills

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
  • Supply Chain
  • Scheduling
  • Planning
  • JDE
  • Buyer

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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