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Senior Buyer / Planner

Company: Surf Search Inc
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

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 environment.

Requirements for the Senior Buyer / Planner:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or related field
  • 5+ years' experience in purchasing, supply chain, inventory management, and planning in manufacturing environment with a portfolio experience with vendors and suppliers of various commodities.
  • 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 vendor/supplier.
  • Experience with Excel and Microsoft AX (or comparable ERP) system.
  • Experience with inventory analysis, projecting and maintaining service levels, backorders, forecasting, backorders, inventory and scheduling for a variety of raw commodities and finished goods.
  • Plastic, polymer, and molding supplier sourcing/relationship experience, preferred
  • Electronic components and cables sourcing/relationships, preferred
    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 delays.
    • 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 inventory.
    • Maintain accurate purchasing records and approved vendor list (AVL).
    • Be a Liaison partner for core teams and vendor communication.
    • Work closely with suppliers to source new and existing components.
    • 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 orders.
    • Work with Supplier Quality and R&D teams in vendor management and communication.

Keywords: Surf Search Inc, San Diego , Senior Buyer / Planner, Other , Carlsbad, California

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