Senior Planner Buyer
Company: Avionic Instruments LLC
Location: San Carlos
Posted on: June 24, 2022
Sr. Buyer Planner
Acme Aerospace, Inc. is a leading manufacturer that designs and
manufactures custom batteries and battery control electronic
systems for military and commercial aircraft applications.
We are currently seeking a skilled, experienced individual who is
accountable for the material management function relating to the
procurement of materials and planning of production jobs to meet
company objectives and customer requirements.
This position is also responsible for developing and updating the
production plan to support customer requirements through
coordination with the sales and manufacturing functions of the
company. In addition, is responsible for purchasing and negotiating
materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors. Familiar with a
variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies
on extensive experience and judgment to plan an accomplish
Analyze new material requirements and/or changes and procure parts
or change delivery as directed by a MRP II business system.
Responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment,
and supplies from vendors.
Effectively resolves material delivery issues that may have a
negative effect on the production schedule.
Identify annual material cost savings opportunities and drive
projects to realize those savings.
Interfaces with supplier to communicate their quality and delivery
performance monthly; through internal departmental reports.
Optimizes the unit price, ordering cost relationship by applying
EOQ theory to the MRP.
Updates the business system to ensure unit price and lead times are
current by part number.
Provide a master schedule that supports the business plan and sales
forecast. Cuts discrete jobs to support production schedules.
Monitor and work with engineering departments on part obsolescence
Monitors purchase price variance monthly through the use of
Supplies current material pricing for product cost estimating
purposes as needed.
Utilize cost reduction measures to negotiate purchase price
agreements and contracts with supplier
Assures that effective root cause corrective action is taken by
supplier on non-conforming products or services.
Reads and understands Bills of Material.
Maintains optimum inventory levels to ensure on-time deliveries to
meet customer requirements while minimizing working capital
requirements and the need for premium transportation charges.
Negotiation Skills - Discreet order pricing and long term
Exhibits a high level on integrity, sound business ethics and
follow through on commitments
Desired Background and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent
5 years of work experience minimum.
Experience with Epicor and/or ERP system.
Experience in Production Planning.
Basic technical knowledge of procurement responsibilities,
background in procurement of electrical and mechanical components a
Experience in purchasing metals and chemicals a plus.
Military/Aerospace experiences a plus.
Familiar with Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOP)
Acme Aerospace Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages
the application of female, minority, disabled and veteran
candidates. - candidates must e able to perform essential
responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodations. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identify, or national origin.
Must be authorized to work in the US. ITAR restrictions may
Interested candidates should submit their resume to.
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