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Senior Manufacturing Buyer Planner

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
  • Sector: Management
  • Date posted: 13/09/2017
  • Job reference: J374017A

Senior Manufacturing Buyer Planner

Chesterfield

1 Month Contract

Open Rates

Responsibilities:

  • Issue purchase orders or replenishment call-offs for direct materials.
  • Provide requirements forecasts to suppliers as required
  • Maintain the planning data fields in the ERP system to ensure accurate minimum inventory levels are maintained, while ensuring inventory goals are met. Use Honeywell PFEP process to set the minimum inventory level requirements.
  • Run and review the ERP action report, obtain approvals as required and enter PO's or replenishment call-offs into the ERP system and send to suppliers via e-mail.
  • Manage supplier Kanban or VMI systems and communicate requirements to the supplier
  • Manage purchase orders, due dates and raw material inventory levels
  • Receive supplier acknowledgements and ensure the PO due dates are accurately maintained in the ERP system. Run the Supplier Open PO report for key suppliers as required.
  • Push-in and pull-out Purchase Order due dates, as needed, to prevent production disruptions, delays, downtime and excess inventory.
  • Resolve Supplier delivery problems (late and early receipts) in an aggressive and timely manner and escalate for assistance as required.
  • Assist and support management of Inactive, Obsolete and Excess inventories.
  • Support supplier quality problem resolution
  • Return defective material to suppliers and issue PO's to replace non-conforming material.

Qualifications and Abilities:

  • Thorough understanding of materials planning and Supply Chain activities
  • Extensive experience in a Planning/Materials role
  • Demonstrated success in driving inventory management
  • Experience with the SAP System an advantage or similar systems
  • Microsoft Office skills: good working knowledge of Excel
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Effective communication skills (orally and in writing)