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Senior Planner Buyer

Company: Avionic Instruments LLC
Location: San Carlos
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

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 goals.

Key Responsibilities:

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 issues.

Monitors purchase price variance monthly through the use of departmental reports.

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.

Required Capabilities:

Analyze Pricing

Negotiation Skills - Discreet order pricing and long term agreements.


Make/Buy decisions

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 experience required

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 plus.

Experience in purchasing metals and chemicals a plus.

Military/Aerospace experiences a plus.

Familiar with Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOP) processes

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 apply



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