Buyer/Planner

  • location: Manchester, NH
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $68,000 - $80,000 per year
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Buyer/Planner

Our client, in the Manchester, NH areas is seeking an experienced Buyer/Planner. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of Buying/Planning experience in a manufacturing environment. You would work directly with production, materials and purchasing to ensure work orders sufficient to maintain the production forecasts.

Responsibilities:
* Create work orders for the plant needs, taking into account inventory levels, customer requirements and machine capacity to stay within the production forecast.
* Lead and coordinate daily production order reviews.
* Perform regular material coverage analysis to identify, prevent and resolve any material shortages.
* Daily use of ERP/MRP systems to provide schedule visibility and priority for production.
* Monitor production process to ensure that execution is occurring as planned.
* Drive actions to address and resolve aging orders and potential late issues.
* Develop and audit processes within production to streamline ERP transactions, minimize operator confusion, and reduce transaction errors.
* Analyze reports, measurements and external benchmarks to identify opportunities for continuous improvement in manufacturing areas.
* Create shop floor visibility of orders moving throughout manufacturing.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
* 5+ years' experience in production planning in the manufacturing arena
* Must be able to manage multiple, complex tasks and deal easily with pressure on a day in and day out basis
* Established as experienced in effective material planning and resource system
* Experience in MRP
* Experienced negotiator in managing vendors and suppliers assuring best price, quality to specification and on-time delivery
* Understanding of appropriate product specifications
* APICS certification desirable.

Qualifications:
For immediate consideration, please call Francis at 603/623-1181 or email francis.rowley@randstadusa.com.

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