Production Buyer/Planner $32 - $40/hr
Los Angeles, CA 90022 US
Benefits: vision, dental, medical, 401k, PTO, holiday, tuition pay.
Responsible for: Carries out planning, scheduling, and ordering for assigned product lines. Work involves coordination and liaison with various manufacturing and related functions and outside vendors. Prepares schedules for products, parts and components and performs related functions. Sources suppliers for new product as well as establishing new supplies for existing products
Bachelor s degree in a technical field and three or more years production planning experience, or the equivalent.
APICS certification, MRP, AS400, and/or MAPICS experience a plus
Prepare production plans and schedule parts and units to meet an established delivery dates utilizing manufacturing information systems.
Schedule parts or components for production for assigned product lines or designated orders.
Update schedules periodically and reschedule where necessary.
Keep current on manufacturing cycles and anticipated customer requirements, recommend combining jobs and increasing quantities where indicated to affect economics.
Act to ensure item availability, work with Production Control to drive requirements for purchased parts and the release purchase orders per MRP system.
Check for sources, prices, or negotiate for prices and sources when necessary.
Monitors and manages supplier performance, ensuring that company goals pertaining to quality, delivery and costs are met.
Develops and presents price/cost analysis and communicates benefits.
Integrates suppliers with our technical teams when needed fir product lines.
Prepare requests for quotation; negotiate with suppliers; select the appropriate supplier and commit purchase-requisitioned requirements.
Prepare purchase order and amendments, including all technical and commercial requirements; follow-up and ensure requirements are met.
Review and recommend disposition of all invoice discrepancies; work with suppliers for proper disposition of rejected, cancelled, and surplus materials.
Develop and evaluate and utilize the capabilities of new sources of supply.
Initiate requests for cycle counts and inventory adjustments where required.
Carry out special projects related to production control as assigned.
Must have good oral, written communications and have a high level of moral and ethical codes.