Buyer Planner

Responsibilities:
•    Monitor and maintain inventory levels to insure availability of raw materials and components.
•    Identify material sources which provide the best overall quality, price, lead time, delivery and service.
•    Experience in developing and monitoring daily production schedules while maintaining adequate inventory levels.
•    Timely communication and coordination of all material deliveries to insure the production schedule is not interrupted.
•    Maintain our system daily with timely receipts of materials, invoice tracking, reconciliation and resolution of discrepancies.
•    Responsible for purchasing raw wood and job specific wood materials to support the weekly production schedules for a furniture manufacturer.
•    Maintain supplier relationships to ensure the optimal overall costs to the business. Monitor market pricing to insure a proactive purchase approach to control price, delivery, quality, lead time and service are critical success factors.

Requirements:
•    5 years’ experience in a purchasing and planning function within a wood manufacturing environment. Prefer furniture experience.
•    Experience with SAP work system or equivalent type of MRP system
•    Experience in negotiating contracts with supplier
•    Excellent verbal and communication skills

Location:Manassas, VA

Open date:04/01/2016

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