Buyer/Planner (099-13)

Req Code: 
Supply Chain
Job Location: 
Rock Hill, SC
Job Summary: 

The Buyer/Planner is responsible for execution of all assigned parts; procurement, inventory control, and related issues such as price, quality and on-time delivery.

  • Purchase Order Processing – Place purchase orders with suppliers as required
  • Price and quality - Meet established price, quality and on-time delivery objectives; resolve quality and quantity discrepancies and perform other duties as required
  • Supply management - Develop working relationship with suppliers
  • Maintain all MRP parameters and jobs in Oracle
  • Manage inventory of parts and finished goods, including performing physical counts and reconciliation
  • Systems maintenance – Ensure current and accurate information regarding parts, suppliers, and shipment status is input and reflected in the installed ERP system (Oracle)

Education & Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; high school diploma required
  • APICS CPIM or CPM certification desired

Two to three years’ related work experience, preferably for a light electrical and/or mechanical assembly operation

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Skills in negotiating pricing for goods and services
  • Inventory management experience
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, familiarity with financial reports, and legal documents; ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community; ability to effectively communicate with suppliers
  • Effectively collect and analyze data using a variety of mathematical techniques including basic algebra, statistics and probability
  • Good working knowledge of Oracle, Microsoft Office tools