Buyer
Purchasing & Sourcing
Full Time
Louisville, Ky
2019-03-29

The Buyer is an instrumental member of the Supply Chain team and is positioned to support our supply chain, manufacturing and operational objectives for consistent material availability while optimizing inventory performance relative to net working capital. This position is responsible for developing and executing material supply plans in alignment with the master production schedule and customer specific requirements. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain strong collaboration with key suppliers to plan and execute the on time delivery of high quality components and materials.                                                                  
  • Review daily planning tools to ensure the dynamic, real time needs of the production floor are satisfied.
  • Maintain ERP system planning parameters to support effective inventory management and material release planning.
  • Work closely with Quality and Engineering to resolve material quality or performance issues.
  • Collaborate with Supply Chain colleagues to resolve supplier performance issues.
  • Develop a good relationship with key peers (Quality, Operations and Engineering etc.)

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor Degree in Business or Engineering
  • 3-5 years progressive Purchasing and Materials Management experience including supplier management, purchase order placement, MRP/inventory analysis, expediting
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project)
  • ISM/APICS certification preferred