• Location
    Minden, Nevada
  • Job type
  • Category
    Call Center & Customer Service

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an exciting Buyer role in Minden, NV!  Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!

Looking for a temp to fill a need for a cross-functional Buyer/Planner. Should have 2-3 years of experience in a procurement role, and should functionally understand the buying process. SAP experience preferred.

Role Summary/Purpose The Planner/Buyer will be responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity. In this role, you will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Essential Responsibilities In the role of Planner/Buyer you, will:
• Interface with production, sales, purchasing and suppliers in order to schedule the receipt of raw material to meet production demand
• Be responsible for raw material scheduling, updating database, editing routine documents, procurement follow up and expediting management
• Have strong negotiating skills and experience contacting suppliers/vendors regarding contract fulfillment and term issues.
• Establish plant production schedules, WIP job management and maintain inventory database / cost structure
• Write, manage, and update the production control data and working rules and drive cost and cycle time reduction with supplier base using Six Sigma methodology
• Evaluate and drive resolution on all manufacturing material quality and supply issues
• Assist in the development and implementation of the e-sourcing plan to reduce cost and cycle time
• Assure that the shop has the necessary materials, configuration records, manpower, and tooling to meet required production levels
• Identify and react to material plans that do not meet customer requirements
• Monitor implementation of corrective action plans
• Prepare and implement work orders and plans as required
• Be responsible for assigned commodities to meet the requirements of the business
• Perform some or all of the required functions from initiation of intent to purchase to satisfactory delivery of material or service
• Solicit and evaluate proposals employing appropriate negotiation, cost and price analysis techniques, together with the effective utilization of available expertise from supporting organizations; implement purchase contracts with sound purchasing practices and applicable company and government regulations
• Evaluate current and anticipated requirements, determine potential sources, and stimulate competition
• Be responsible for all accounts payable issues pertaining to purchasing deck
• Execute Non-conformance return to vendors and support all material changes in plant

Qualifications/Requirements • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college

Desired Characteristics • Experience utilizing planning systems
• Experience in production control or planning, supervision, sourcing and/or material control environment
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and establish effective work priorities
• Ability to work effectively in all environments
• Strong analytical and organizational skills
• Six Sigma training
• Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills


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