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Buyer/Planner

Berkeley, CA 94710

Posted: 01/23/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Other Job Number: 541787 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


Target Pay Rate: 30-46.42 **salary will be commensurate with experience

Job Description:


Responsible for ensuring material availability to support production schedules by managing material requirements planning, purchasing process and inventory management of raw materials.

Job Skills/Requirements:
  • Responsible for ensuring material availability to support production schedules by managing material requirements planning, purchasing process and inventory management of raw materials.
  • Develop knowledge in materials planning using SAP APO and P2R
  • Develop knowledge on the purchasing process including interactions with suppliers and resolution of issues relating to purchase orders
  • Develop knowledge on inventory management and optimization
  • SAP knowledge and experience
  • Analyze messages from and MRP system and place orders in a timely manner.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to evaluate and analyze data to enable decision-making or present clear recommendations to leadership.
  • Inquisitive and thorough in approach
  • Understanding of internal business structure
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively in cross functional teams
  • Bring ideas to management and be able to implement necessary process improvements
  • Manage suppliers to reduce costs, improve quality, control inventories and ensure timely flow of material
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Medium to high proficiency in MS Excel

Preferences:
  • More than a junior buyer planner
  • Advanced knowledge in SAP
  • High analytical skills, problem solving
  • Solid Communication skills
  • Experience with vendors both locally and international

Education:
  • Bachelor's degree and minimum 3 years' experience.
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