Description This position is responsible for maintaining system generated spare parts orders and procuring spare parts from internal and external suppliers, while respecting prescribed inventory levels.
Production Buyers order / release parts, change part orders and expedite as required to ensure parts are available for operations as they are needed. Responsibilities
Develops the Weekly Schedule
Runs the order recommendation, reviews and releases orders accordingly
Reviews daily receivers in order to release or stage incoming product appropriately
Expedites open POs to ensure timely delivery
Quotes assemblies and production orders based on bills of materials.
Enters / updates part item information into the mainframe system Item Balance / Master for new parts
Maintains electronic records for Purchasing and Production as required
Proactively communicates with assigned suppliers on a regular basis. Purchases Orders, coordinates logistics and scheduling as required.
Reviews PO discrepancies to resolve open issues
Issues formal spare part Request for Quotation to qualified suppliers. Prepares and forwards drawing packages and / or specification requirements
Reviews the overdue order report, inquiries about part order / release status and counts on-hand and available parts
Monitors part receipts and expedites in-plant part movement as required
Obtains supplier delivery information using Overdue order report and Open order report, and monitors supplier performance
Monitors and communicates defective or unacceptable goods or services with quality control personnel. Initiates and follows through on proactive action.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Operations, or Supply Chain
MRP or ERP experience
Experience in demand planning, supply chain, inventory management experience is an advantage.
Inventory control experience
Excellent problem solving & decision making
Good Microsoft Excel skills
Effective communication skills, both written and oral; English is a must
Good analytical skills, with planning and / or project management experience
Positive attitude and a team player, good customer centric attitude