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Title: Buyer/Planner
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Relocation Assistance: No

The Buyer Planner is responsible for providing strong leadership managing continuity of supply of raw materials, sub-contract and finished goods to ensure inventory goals are met for current and new products. This individual must have proven ability to understand and interpret forecasts, actual demand reports, manage the supply chain and reporting status to manufacturing. In addition, the Buyer Planner will need to utilize our MRP program to maximize customer fill rates and improve the quality of the assigned vendor base.

Works with outside vendors to maximize quality, minimize delivery times and reduce costs
Expedites the filling of orders by suppliers to meet production
Substitutes items within pre-approved guidelines
Maximizes production capacity by establishing, adjusting and monitoring production schedules consistent with master schedules
Revises and reschedules orders to meet production requirement; identifies, locates and evaluates alternate sources of supply to facilitate cost competitiveness
Provides coordination and communication of all changes to the production schedule to supply chain partners, particularly in manufacturing, purchasing, distribution and sales
Recommends new developments in materials and supplies and on improving quality and cost of purchases
Develops, runs and analyzes reports from database
Analyzes costed bill of materials, when required
Handles special projects, as assigned


Bachelors Degree, preferred
APICS Certification, a plus
5 years experience in a lean factory environment, preferably one that produces electrical consumer products
Ability to review electrical diagrams and schematics
Ability to speak, read and write in multiple languages, a plus
Proficient computer skills with a solid understanding of Microsoft Office software

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