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Supply Chain Planner/Buyer

Pittsburgh, PA 15238

Posted: 03/20/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Procurement/Supply Chain Job Number: 550530 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target Pay Rate: 25-40.16/hr **salary will be commensurate with experience 


The role will support the purchasing of electrical and mechanical raw components to support Medical Device manufacturing.

  • Maintains and updates all reporting on critical parts suppliers
  • Tracking high priority order and coordinating with the multiple areas to ensure expeditious handling, ensuring proper escalation of issues if needed.
  • Develops and issues detailed product requirements for assigned suppliers, necessary to achieve customer delivery commitments and to maintain inventory targets, where applicable
  • Accountable for the analysis of supply shortfalls impacting internal and/or external customer requirements and ensure root cause identification and corrective action determination.
  • Demonstrates technical expertise to increase efficiency and flexibility of department
  • Leads supply activities and expedite with the appropriate departments as necessary to insure customer delivery commitments are met.
  • Review and disposition materials requested by internal customers, where applicable and monitor performance.
  • Responsible for and maintains SAP procurement parameters for assigned area of responsibility.
  • Prepare and issue reports related to supply activities and supplier delivery performance.
  • Interacts with supplier quality to drive resolution of supplier quality issues

  • BA/BS required in (Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, Mathematics, Business, Information Technology
  • 5+ years of total experience, including minimum of 2 years in a Product Supply discipline
  • Excellent presentation, training, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to influence other members of the organization to help achieve goals and increase performance
  • Ability to build relationships and partnerships within the organization
  • Ability to work on projects of low complexity with direction
  • Demonstrated problem solving abilities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools
  • Proficient in in the MM module of SAP and also has a general understanding of MRP
  • Strong Excel skills
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