Supply Chain Buyer

Tanner, AL

Posted: 10/24/2022 Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -112022-15826

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  • Title: Buyer
  • Location: Tanner, AL
  • Industry: Defense
  • Salary: $65,000 and up based on experience
  • Schedule: 1st shift M-F (8 hours)
  • Employment Type: Direct Placement
This position is responsible for supporting company delivery and inventory turns objectives through:
  • Timely and competitive procurement of raw materials & subcontract services
  • Timely job scheduling and release that support production capacity constraints and customer delivery expectations
  • Regular monitoring of open order status to identify potential delivery risks and recommend countermeasures
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Monitors short and long term material requirement needs, develops and implements effective plans to assure material availability using SAP to manage and action daily ERP messages
  • Ensures that SAP reflects the most up-to-date delivery schedule from suppliers with no due dates in the past, Manage PO Confirmation, Statistical Dates and Delivery Dates in SAP
  • Controls the flow of material from the supplier and on the production floor
  • Monitors supplier on time delivery performance and escalates as necessary to commodity manager if chronic delivery issues are identified
  • Manages non-conforming material (return material, identify replacement, cost of quality etc.)
  • Immediately communicates product revision changes to supplier
  • Responsible for making what, when, and how much decisions regarding material procurement and production
  • Sends open order report to supplier weekly to ensure current schedule is accurate
  • Monitors supplier shortages, shortage analysis and communication to appropriate team(s) as necessary
  • Monitors supplier quality levels and escalates as necessary to commodity manager if chronic delivery issues are identified
  • Initiates actions as necessary for the participation of Engineering, Manufacturing and Quality Assurance to resolve day-to-day supplier concerns
  • Active role in maintaining inventories at minimal levels
  • Takes a proactive role in continuous improvement of SAP parameters
  • Engages with supervisors & managers in decreasing or adjusting stock quantities as appropriate
  • Daily expediting to ensure high service levels to our customers
  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Adheres to all quality and safety standards

  • 3-5 years of Buying/Purchasing/Supply Chain experience
  • 3+ Years of SAP experience
  • Strong Excel experience with Pivot Tables and VLOOKUP
  • 2+ years of experience buying multiple items through multiple vendors
  • Bachelor degree in Business/Operations or Supply Chain preferred

SRG offers flexible staffing solutions with a national presence. We provide contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire and executive search services. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the Staffing industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to match professionals rapidly and precisely to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.

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