Buyer/Planner – Exempt

Website HarcoSemco

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Position Description:

The Buyer/Planner will work collaboratively with the Supply Chain to assist in daily activities to support Production.

Reports to: Supply Chain Manager
Location: Branford, CT

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
▪ Responsible for the timely release of work orders to the shop floor to meet customer requirements
▪ Generates load verses capacity reports at the start of each month for shop floor loading
▪ Review capacity planning and material requirements
▪ Manage and control MRB reviews if required
▪ Understand & control predetermined inventory targets for each month and maintain those targets
▪ Perform inventory transaction from the shop floor to maintain inventory integrity
▪ Supply all necessary data on Visual data entry forms specific to planning
▪ Responsible for ordering and maintaining control of all shop floor supplies and floor stock materials
▪ Coordinate any activity that affects stock sweeps due to material issues
▪ Interaction with supervisors, production managers & business unit managers on material status and production planning issues
▪ Responsible for interaction with Contract Administrators for material availability on new orders
▪ Manage aged work order reports and work order integrity on the shop floor
▪ Demonstrate proficiency with MS Software packages including but not limited to Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
▪ Ensure departmental compliance to all quality / operating policies, procedures and standards
▪ Maintain the supplier base
▪ Participate in training as required
▪ Must be a “US Person” as defined by US Govt. and able to work without restriction with ITAR related data
▪ Able to travel domestic and international up to 15%

Education and Experience:
▪ Bachelor’s degree in any related discipline required
▪ At least 5 – 10 years’ experience in international purchasing and/or procurement experience preferred
▪ Experience identifying, and sourcing materials based on blueprints and other technical documents
▪ Experience utilizing ERP software – Visual a plus

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
▪ Thorough knowledge of contract negotiation, project management, purchasing and supply chain management
▪ Excellent verbal, written, communication skills
▪ Ability to set priorities to meet internal & external customer demands
▪ Must be highly organized, a self-starter and able to work independently
▪ Must be able to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously

Physical Demands:
▪ Regularly required to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time
▪ Must be able to lift, push, or pull up to 20 lbs.

Work Environment:
▪ Work in an office and manufacturing environment

AAP/EEO Statement HarcoSemco provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants and employees are treated fairly during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.
Personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
*Subject to change with or without notice.

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