Houston, TX 77032

Posted: 05/03/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Purchasing Job Number: 52694 Pay Rate: $50,000.00 - $65,000.00

Job Description

Direct Hire
Salary: $50K - $65K annually


The primary objective of the Buyer/Planner is planning and maintaining a material procurement process which establishes and achieves the least total cost, best quality, and timely delivery for material purchases from domestic and international suppliers to ensure customer needs are satisfied.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Complete the purchase of production and/or non-production materials according to schedules or purchase requisitions and coordinate suppliers to meet Company s goals regarding quality, delivery, and cost
Plan/schedule suppliers/sub-contractors to maintain uninterrupted flow of materials including raw materials, components, sub-components, and services from internal, domestic, and international suppliers
Raise purchase orders to ensure timely delivery of components in line with materials and production planning requirements
Identify, notify, and manage potential shortages by planning and expediting internally and externally
Coordinate all planning and scheduling activities to achieve customer delivery requirements
Continuously work to minimize items on back orders from domestic and international suppliers
Expedite and reschedule open purchase orders to suit planning/production/customer service requirements by negotiating with suppliers for delaying or bringing forward, cancelling, reducing, or minimizing ordered quantities to minimize impact on inventory holding
Liaise with freight forwarders for all coming materials from overseas suppliers and maintain in-transit report for accurate online information for Customer Service
Manage inventory levels to optimum levels to achieve balance between customer service and working capital (over stock v/s stock outs)
Improve systems and processes to deliver greater efficiency and effectiveness of service for company and customers
Liaise with field and internal staff in relation to purchasing requests and keep them informed on technical details, price and availability
Support management team with all required reporting of data analysis and prepare reports, in clear and concise communication methods

Role Requirements:

o High school diploma or equivalent

o 5 years minimum Industrial Purchasing experience
o Experience with ERP systems such as M3, SAP or Oracle
o Previous Hydraulics experience preferred
o Broad distribution/manufacturing knowledge
o Experience negotiating supply priorities of raw materials
o Understanding of freight forwarding processes
o Experience dealing with freight forwards, customs agents, and suppliers

o Advanced communication skills, verbal and written
o Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, emphasis on Excel
o Ability to multi-task and handle competing deadlines
o Ability to work effectively as part of a team
o Excellent time management and planning skills

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Kristina Kubitza
Sr. Operations Manager, TSC CSP Certified

Hi, I'm Kristina proud member of TPI Staffing Since 2010!

We have offices throughout Texas, I specialize in recruiting our Office/Professional placements throughout the Texas Region.

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