Senior Buyer / Planner Job In Port Clinton, Ohio

Published 2021-11-25
Expires 2021-12-25
ID #763117629
80000 US$
Senior Buyer / Planner Job In Port Clinton, Ohio
United States, Ohio, Port Clinton,
Published November 25, 2021

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Senior buyer / planner

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The Senior Buyer/Planner is responsible for purchasing, planning and managing the inventory of all purchased & manufactured parts in a timely and efficient manner. This includes forecasting monthly, quarterly and annual quantities for all parts and negotiating with vendors for the best price and delivery that will ultimately meet the customers needs. The Buyer/Planner must be able to identify and report operational deficiencies as well as come up with solutions to resolve them. This position requires collaboration, negotiation, attention-to-detail and organization skills all with the customers needs in mind. A personal sense of urgency and responsibility is required.


Utilize Master Production Schedule (MPS) & Workbench Demand in Syteline (ERP System) to determine what purchased and manufactured parts need ordered or released from a Blanket Purchase Order.

Generate Purchase Orders to Suppliers and manage open Purchase Orders for on-time deliveries per the commitment.

Execute delivery pull-ins, pushouts or cancellations per MSP requirements.

Forecast and negotiate price on high volume items; Issue Blanket Purchase Orders to lock in price.

Resolve discrepancies with logistics, pricing and accounting issues with Supplier. Lead effort to resolve quality issues. Coordinate the return of the material to the Supplier if appropriate.

Drive Suppliers to meet the delivery and quality goals by influencing them to develop sound corrective action plans for improvement. Develop a supply chain that minimizes inventory while maintaining product availability.

Maintain adequate inventories of purchased and manufactured material to satisfy the company Master Production Schedule (MPS). Manage inventory to assure the best allocation of company resources to achieve MPS and minimize obsolete inventory.

Ensure the lowest possible cost in the market. Develop and execute price reduction plans meeting department goals. Make recommendations on the appropriate supply chain to minimize costs.

Contribute to Process Improvement within the organization. Execute inventory plan in strategic alignment with the overall business plan and focus of the company.

Interfaces with customers to define project material requirements well in advance of need and establish demand using the MPS system.

Assist with cycle counting material when needed to verify system inventory levels.


Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Works well in group problem solving situations.

Teamwork - Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.

Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.

Initiative - Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities appropriately; Uses time efficiently.

Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Participates in meetings. Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Aligns work with strategic goals.

Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.


Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University; and 3+ years of production buying and planning experience.

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    Osi Staffing Services Inc
    Registered on October 7, 2017


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