Senior Buyer / Planner
Company: Surf Search Inc
Posted on: January 16, 2022
We are searching for a Senior Buyer / Planner for a rapidly
growing medical devices company. This company, in the
cardiovascular space, is expected to go public later this year. The
Senior Buyer / Planner will be responsible for production planning
and direct purchasing, assisting new product and sustaining teams
by creating and monitoring build plans, forecasting and attaining
raw materials, OEM parts, tooling, and services.
Candidates must be flexible and willing to adapt to a changing and
growing business, work both independently and in a team
Requirements for the Senior Buyer / Planner:
- Bachelor's Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or
- 5+ years' experience in purchasing, supply chain, inventory
management, and planning in manufacturing environment with a
portfolio experience with vendors and suppliers of various
- Strong communication skills oral and electronic, with ability
to work with internal organization and external vendors.
- Able to read and understand CAD drawing and component
specifications to relay sourcing information to the
- Experience with Excel and Microsoft AX (or comparable ERP)
- Experience with inventory analysis, projecting and maintaining
service levels, backorders, forecasting, backorders, inventory and
scheduling for a variety of raw commodities and finished
- Plastic, polymer, and molding supplier sourcing/relationship
- Electronic components and cables sourcing/relationships,
Senior Buyer Planner:
- Generate, track, and monitor purchase orders based on the
material requirements of the core teams and business needs while
keeping all applicable parties informed of status, problems and
- Generate sales order and maintain inventory for the finished
good products of external customers.
- Work with shipping/receiving to ensure all sourced components
are shipped and received based on purchase order/sales order.
- Maintain optimal inventory level and replenishment of
- Maintain accurate purchasing records and approved vendor list
- Be a Liaison partner for core teams and vendor
- Work closely with suppliers to source new and existing
- Find and source new vendors for core teams on a variety of raw
commodities for medical device including electronics, plastics,
polymers, cables and wires.
- Review and approve all raw material document change
- Work with Supplier Quality and R&D teams in vendor
management and communication.
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