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Planner/Buyer Analyst

Draper, UT 84020

Posted: 06/13/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Professional Services Job Number: 607985 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target PR Range: 27-37/hr
*Depending on experience


The main function of a buyer is to purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. A typical buyer is responsible for buying goods and services for use by their company or organization. A purchasing agent is responsible for the purchase of machinery, equipment, parts, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment.

Job Responsibilities:
    • Develop the Manufacturing Production Plan from the Master Production Schedule and or Project Team (R&D/Clinical) requirements with increased complexity and volume and with higher level of autonomy. Development includes the following:
  • Manage issues preventing execution of the MPS and production plan. Issues include but are not limited to non conforming materials or processes, material or equipment availability, completing unplanned requirements from R&D
  • Analyze resource availability, develop short and mid range capacity plans with manufacturing teams, and lead teams to ensure plans are met
  • Generate work orders using the Manufacturing Enterprise system
  • Manage work order progress, including working with production and other supporting departments (e.g., quality, microbiology, engineering) to ensure production plans are met

  • Experience working in a medical device and/or regulated industry
  • Proven expertise in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience ERP (e.g JDE) preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and relationship management skills with ability to drive achievement of objectives
  • APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society) certification preferred
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Full knowledge of material requirements planning (MRP) and inventory management programs (e.g, JIT/Kanban, Min/Max)
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to work in a team environment, including inter-departmental teams, key contact representing the organization on contracts or projects, and vendors/suppliers
  • Ability to interact with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations

  • Bachelor's degree in finance or a related business field required.
  • 2-4 years finance related experience required.
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