Local Dayton engineering and manufacturing company looking for a Sr. Buyer/Planner to join our Procurement team. Attention to quality and detail are the key attributes for this position, this position will also have the primary responsibility of ensuring material availability to support the production schedule. BS/BA in Supply Chain, Business, Logistics or 2 years experience in a buyer/planner/material scheduler role required.
Location: Dayton, OH
The Buyer is responsible for procurement of material within assigned commodity class to support a fast paced man-ufacturing environment. This includes but is not limited to processing material requirements, identifying suppliers, price negotiations of assigned material and meeting production delivery schedules. The Buyer will be the expert in their commodity class and will update the Supply Chain Manager regarding potential impacts on price and lead times for required materials and make recommendations to mitigate risk to material flow.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Identify procurement requirements from PO Suggestions and system demand for Inventory and Job mate-rials.
Preparing and submitting RFQ to vendors. Analyze supplier proposals, negotiate price/lead time and terms and conditions.
Prepare forecasts for assigned commodities to develop procurement strategy.
Solicit quotations, negotiate price, provide analysis and execute procurement strategy for assign commodi-ties.
Establish and maintain vendor relationships while ensuring best pricing, delivery and quality.
Coordinates activities with Program Managers and Engineering to resolve technical issues or problems that suppliers may have with engineering information.
Issue Purchase Orders to selected supplier, ensuring all required documentation and technical data is sent to supplier. Confirm issued Purchase Order via Supplier Order Acknowledgements.
Review Open PO reports and update ERP system as required.
Other duties as assigned.
Team player with strong professional inter-personal skills for effective communication with vendors, clients and related departmental personnel
Ability to work independently and resolve practical problems.
Must be analytical and detail orientated.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to work well under fast paced environment. Accuracy and atten-tion to detail.
Ability to work under pressure.
This position will work in both office and shop environments. In the shop you will be exposed to airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and machines and material handling vehicles. PPE is required in the shop area.
While performing duties of this job, the employee is required to have good hearing and sight. You will need to be able to walk the shop floor and be able to lift up to 20 pounds.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Normal days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8AM to 5P
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor degree in business or a related discipline. Experience can be substituted for education.
Procurement experience in a manufacturing environment. A minimum of 5 to 10 years as a buyer.
Ability to work with a wide range of technical, manufacturing, management personnel and business own-ers.
Preferred Education and Experience
Advanced knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications specifically Excel.
ERP Systems experience a must. Experience with Epicor Vantage preferred
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)
Gem City Engineering and Manufacturing provides equal opportunity(EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veter-an status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. In addition, Gem City Engineering and Manufacturing will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.