Senior Buyer Planner

RainBird   •  

Azusa, CA

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 201 days ago

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  • Oversee the Cycle Count Program to ensure the accuracy of perpetual inventories
  • Coordination of outbound shipments to customers by working with the logistics group
  • Schedule local production per the master production schedule
  • Continually work to improve quality, delivery and costs through designated programs.
  • Responsible for initial set-up phase of PeopleSoft by creating BOM’s, routers, transfer attributes, etc.
  • Assure that problems relating to delivery, quality or pricing are promptly conveyed to the Material Manager
  • Review invoices for purchased commodities as required by Accounts Payable
  • Assure that documentation is correct
  • Resolve discrepancy problems with Accounts Payable in a timely manner
  • Expertise managing high exposure projects, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Experience in manufacturing planning capacity
  • Ability to read and understand MRP reports, stock status reports, material variance reports, assembly and machining load reports, and customer order shortage report


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a Business related field
  • At least 5 years’ experience in purchasing, sourcing, materials management, planning and/or operations
  • Demonstrated leadership, and negotiation skills
  • Successful track record of achievements
  • Previous experience managing a warehouse
  • Ability to learn quickly and willingness to take on new challenges,
  • Skilled in PC applications and ERP systems experience (strong digital spreadsheet skills – Excel)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Skillful managing sense of urgency
  • Team oriented individual

Desired Qualifications:

  • MBA or other advanced degree
  • Experience working in a build-to-order manufacturing environment
  • Fully bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Experience working with engineering changes and design on NPD projects
  • ERP Oracle, PeopleSoft Manufacturing experience
  • Lean manufacturing or Lean six sigmaexperience
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