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Buyer Planner

Location: Saint Louis, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Supply Chain

Position Summary:

Plans industrial capacities for semi-finished goods (SFG) and finished goods (FG) and/or procures raw material (RM) and components in order to meet Customer Service Requirements, planned inventory levels and scrap targets.

 

Primary Duties:

  1. Understands current demands and updates relevant items and planning parameters within SAP/DDMRP (and other IS if applicable).
  2. Analyzes commercial and non-commercial demand for RM and/or SFG and FG, on firm and planned horizons, including products during their phase IN and phase OUT stages.
  3. Determines all manufacturing capacities (production bottlenecks, QC, critical suppliers…), identifies, addresses and communicates gaps within the Supply & Operations Planning process.
  4. Determines and shares monthly and weekly production schedules, issues procurement orders and effectively liaises with suppliers to ensure conformance to plan.
  5. Follows up manufacturing daily activities and anticipates Customer back orders; identifies and addresses gaps to plan and reschedules accordingly.
  6. Maintains current knowledge of business practices. Adopts and shares planning best practices

 

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree required
  2. Ideally at least 3 years of relative work experience analyzing, planning, and communicating manufacturing capacities and productions schedules.
  3. Requires strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Package; proficiency in  SAP (Supply and Manufacturing) is strongly desired.  DDMRP experience preferred.

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