Buyer Planner


  • Procures and plans all materials, products and services utilized throughout the company.
  • Works with Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering, etc. to identify suppliers who are able to provide products that meet AERCO’s quality standards and commercial requirements.
  • Develops processes which improve productivity and streamline activities of materials while increasing the efficiency of the team.
  • Maintains open communication and a strong functional relationship with all suppliers through verbal and written communications.
  • Assists all areas of production with the day-to-day needs related to part shortages or concerns needed to satisfy customers on time shipments
  • Maintains knowledge of AERCO’s processes, techniques, business strategy, new products, tools, equipment, etc.
  • Works closely with materials team members to develop supplier agreements which enhance the company initiatives and goals while creating a more robust business partnership.
  • Monitors and updates all purchase orders to ensure that all pricing, delivery dates, QTY’s, etc. are correct and current.
  • Negotiates improved lead times, cost reductions, kanban releases with suppliers while assisting the team with additional business objectives/initiatives set by management.
  • Works with Accounting and Receiving regarding all pricing, delivery and receipts issues. Follow through on root cause action items and creates a detailed spreadsheet to track and record all actions/issues.
  • Maintains the integrity of the material flow and execute at a high level.
  • Works with Materials team to setup and maintain the Kanban CAD system for Material releasing to suppliers and material flow to point of use.
  • Additional responsibilities and objective will be added as needed based on business and area needs.


  • Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Negotiation skills
  • Strong customer service skills and orientation
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and communication skills
  • Strong team player
  • Computer proficiency
  • Strong knowledge of lean manufacturing
  • Ability to communicate in English
  • Detail oriented, organized, analytical and self-motivated

  • Apply with Adecco

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