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Buyer/Planner, Production Control Specialist

Job ID: 5000255

SalaryApproximate Hours Per Week
EmployerDate Posted
Parker Hannifin
Elgin, Illinois United States
July 09, 2014
Position TypeApplications Accepted Until
Non-Degreed PositionsNovember 09, 2014
Manages all division inventory relating to records and tracking of materials. Writes production schedules based on customer orders and line capacity. Determines and oversees production and shipment goals. Communicates and coordinates with logistics and procurement when inventory levels drop below production needs.

Adheres to the inventory reduction program by consistently evaluating inventory levels to prevent and/or identify excess.

Utilizing schedules developed by Division Production Control Manager and/or the Material Planning Manager, track sequence and lead times of manufacturing operations.

Performs the required system transactions needed to support the receipt, storage and transferring of material.

Purchases parts, equipment, and materials by preparing request for quotations and submitting purchase orders with approved suppliers. Issues purchase orders and agreements that accurately reflect price, schedule, terms, and conditions as negotiated with suppliers. Maintains accurate lead times for assigned commodities.

Evaluates bids for standard and non-standard items. Selects suppliers for lower cost items or items of limited scope and complexity and negotiates price, delivery, quality and service. Develops alternate sources of supply by identifying and researching prospective suppliers.

Monitors and evaluates supplier performance. Advises appropriate personnel of impending supplier failure to fulfill contractual agreements that may delay production or delivery.

Participates in continuous improvement activities and provides suggestions for cost reduction and improved efficiency.

Minimum 2-4 years experience in inventory and product control.
Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, or materials management with a certification in supply chain management preferred.

How to Apply
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