Senior Buyer/Planner

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Direct Hire

Post Date: 08/10/2017 Job ID: 14995 Industry: BUYER

Senior Buyer / Planner
Pittsburgh, PA

The Senior Buyer/Planner is responsible for planning all materials to support the manufacturing schedule and accomplish inventory goals. Responsible for assuring all materials needed for production and distribution are acquired on a timely basis and in accordance with company policies and procedures and inventory targets.

Qualifications of the Buyer / Planner

  • Bachelor's Degree plus 3 years experience in procurement.
  • Experience in ERP/MRP systems required
  • Strong computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office; particularly in Excel
  • Thorough understanding of the function of quality in an ISO manufacturing environment
  • Excellent negotiating skills
  • Demonstrated working knowledge for ISO-13485 as related to supplier controls

Additional Desired Qualifications Skills and Knowledge:

  • Experience with data/cost analytics
  • Experience developing cost standards, price negotiation, vendor selection, and maintenance of purchase order system 
  • 3+ years experience as a Sr. Buyer/Planner preferred
  • Understanding of planning systems, lead times, and manufacturing processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated problem solver & team player


Senior Buyer / Planner - 14995


Steve Less
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