• Location
    Southern Pines , North Carolina
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Supply / Material
  • Job type

Adecco is assisting a local client and recruiting for a Buyer in Southern Pines, NC.

Position: Buyer
Job Location: Southern Pines, NC
Job Duration: 12 Months
Shift: Mon – Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

To Apply: Apply Online by selecting “Apply Now” or email your resume directly to the recruiter:
Arielle Thurston at: (

Job Summary:
The production scheduler is responsible for establishing, reviewing and maintaining the production schedule in alignment with the Master Production Schedule. Establishing the production plan will involve working closely with operations leaders, and others to coordinate manufacturing plans that achieve the company objectives relative to customer service, efficient resource/capacity utilization and inventory investment.

•Establishes production manufacturing priorities for the customer demands consistent with master scheduling requirements, inventory objectives, and service level goals.
•Review and updates changes to item attributes, routings, planning parameters, lead times, safety stock, and shrinkage rates and other system parameters to drive MRP correctly.
•Coordinates Kanban and material requirements.
•Establishes new product group schedules with requirement of the manufacturing build schedule
•Establishes/Implements Engineering Change Orders (ECO), Special Factory Orders (SFO), Deviation Request to determine effectivity dates, and proper part disposition.
•Implements production tools for building to actual customer demands, Kanbans, prioritizing builds, expediting and automating transactions per Lean concepts.
•Manages aftermarket planning.
•Manages rejected and rework product planning.
•Coordinates manufacturing activities and monitors schedule performance against plan to maintain priorities and meet established schedules. Meets daily with cross-functional team to resolve delayed customer shipments, component shortages, overtime, priorities, and identified problems.
•Works the critical shortage reports on a daily basis and updates the appropriate cause codes for service level reporting. Identifies and resolves problems.
•Initiates prioritization of customer demands as a result of changes in plans or customer requirement.
•Ability to effectively make complex decisions with limited time and information and can determine decision making criteria based on priorities.
•Ability to collaborate effectively across multiple disciplines.
•Strong analytical capabilities.
•Strong interpersonal skills and independent problem resolution.
•Data access/retrieval skills with experience in data analysis, data manipulation using MS Excel and/or other tools as provided.
•Working knowledge of ERP system
•BS/BA degree in business or related field preferred. High school diploma required.
•Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
•APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) preferred.
•Experience with rate based or flow line (non-MRP) and job shop manufacturing environments.
•Experience in operations, inventory management, MRP and lean manufacturing processes.
•Experience with visual management systems

1) Previous Production Planning Experience. 2) Ability to manage multiple priorities 3) Strong Problem Solving and PC skills (primarily Excel), Good Communication skills and ability to contribute on both a team and individual basis.

Candidates interested in this position you should apply immediately. Please click on the “Apply Now” button to fill out your application. If you have any questions, you can contact Arielle Thurston by email at

Important information: This position is being recruited for by Adecco’s National Recruitment Center, not your local Adecco Branch Office. To be considered for this position, you must use the “apply now” button to submit your resume. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position listed above. For other opportunities available at Adecco go to
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