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Buyer II

Company: Broan
Location: Hartford
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities: * Manage material supply to ensure consistent production of manufactured goods to meet customer demand. Ensure purchase orders meet customer requirements and expectations including weekend overtime as needed. * Ensure that order policies and MRP system settings are synchronized with actual practice and consistent with the company's inventory objectives. * MRP system setting are consistent across multiple software programs including ASI, GAINS, Agile and WMS. * Follow all safety policies and be an advocate for safety. * Create new component purchase orders including expedite, defer or cancel existing purchase orders based on forecast or changes in actual demand. * Create and manage purchase orders for expense items such as tooling, etc. * Drive improvements to meet KPI's by determining root cause and counter measures. * Assist in the implementation of lean management fundamentals relevant to purchasing. To include MDI (Managing for Daily Improvement), SW (Standard Work), etc. * Assist in resolving problems related to purchase orders, invoices and receiving issues. * Provide timely information to Planners, Operations and Customer Service on component availability. Use Severe Stock Out process. * Review MCR's (Material Condition Report) and communicate with suppliers for timely replenishment of components. * Partner cross-functionally with other departments to ensure alignment of New Product Development (NPD), Engineering Change Orders (ECO), track implementation dates, PPAP status and communicate supplier requirements. * Report out on inventory reports with goals. Including but not limited to Days on Hand, Last Used, Inventory $. * Communicate monthly forecasts to suppliers. * Reviewing and disposition component data cleanliness related to planning in GAINS including obsolete components, old purchase orders (+60 days), quarterly lead time and safety stock reviews, etc. * Actively manage and measure supplier deliveries to achieve 98% on time performance. Escalate to Commodity Manager when supplier does not periodically perform to standards. * Other duties as assigned Job Requirements: * Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Management or relevant field. * The ideal candidate will possess significant expertise and experience in the area of inventory planning and high-volume operations. Minimum of 2-5 years material/supply chain planning experience in a Lean manufacturing environment. * Strong understanding of Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and Engineering BOM's. * Must possess strong analytical skills, attention to detail, high energy and capable of driving change. * Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). * Strong communication skills and ability to work with people in one-on-one and in team settings. * Flexible and capable of dealing with multiple priorities with competing deadlines. Physical Requirements: * Work in an office environment using a computer for extended periods of time. * Ability to travel throughout the plant to perform duties as needed.

Keywords: Broan, Milwaukee , Buyer II, Other , Hartford, Wisconsin

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