Materials Buyer/Planner

  • location: Austell, GA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $55,000 - $65,000 per year

job description

Materials Buyer/Planner

Are you an articulate and motivated individual who loves working in a fast paced environment? If so, we are looking for a multifaceted individual who can successfully multi-task the day to day responsibilities of a Materials Buyer/Planner. We are looking for someone who is experienced in material buying, has great computer skills, and has exemplary attention to detail. If this sounds like you, apply now!  


  • Determine best inventory policies by product category. Administer system metrics by product category. Communicate policies throughout organization. Facilitate system maintenance of the same.
  • Determine best statistical forecasting method by category addressing demand characteristics such as seasonality and product life cycle. Communicate policies throughout organization. Facilitate system maintenance of the same.
  • Interface with customer-side teams utilizing telephone, Intranet, email, and bi-weekly planning meeting to collect and analyze sales forecast, business intelligence, marketing planning, and POS data. Utilize data to set forecast models and generate operations supply plan. Facilitate system updates of operations supply plan.
  • Monitor performance to plan to identify sales demand to forecast variance. Rationalize findings, gain consensus, and facilitate revision of operations supply plan.

  • Verbal Communication
  • Excel (2 years of experience is required)
  • Written Communication
  • Multi-tasking
  • Materials Management
  • Associates
  • Years of experience: 2 years
  • Experience level:Experienced
Shift: First

Working hours: 8 AM - 5 PM

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