Materials Buyer

Phoenix, AZ, US
Posted 1 weeks ago by FPC Savannah

Job Description

Job Overview

Responsible for all planning and purchasing activities for an area or product line, namely: MRP runs, work orders creation and timing (production sequencing), materials purchase orders creation and timing, materials shortages reductions/elimination, target inventory levels achievement, on-time and in-full delivery achievement, management of sales orders, work orders and purchase orders, cost reductions, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Oversee production work orders, MRP runs, including creation, timing and sequence of them while optimizing size of work orders to increase production efficiency and optimization of inventory levels.

• Oversee purchase orders, MRP runs to generate materials requirements and anticipate production needs to ensure sales orders fulfillment and achieve target inventory levels.

• Implement daily bucket scheduling to ensure optimization of production capacity and resources.

• Work with production department to eliminate constraints and balance production process throughout the operation to minimize/eliminate WIP levels while increasing speed to market.

• Act as liaison between Production Departments and Customer Service Department to ensure effective communication while prioritizing customer needs.

• Any other responsibility as assigned by leadership.


• Must demonstrate "hands-on" experience with all facets of MRP/ERP planning and purchasing systems/processes.

• Need to be a self-starter, highly organized and detail-oriented with strong commitment to accuracy.

• Responsive and reliable, with exceptional follow-through.

• Works with integrity and ethically.

• Meets productivity standards; completes tasks correctly and on time; uses time efficiently.

• Outstanding interpersonal skills


• BS / BA degree in Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain or related field.

• Med Device Experience Preferred

• Minimum of 3 years of experience in similar roles.

• APICS Certified desired.

• Lean manufacturing working knowledge

• Exceptional organizational skills required. Great communication skills-written and verbal.

• Strong analytical capabilities and proficiency in MS Excel – advanced level.

• Strong computer skills, working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, etc.

Recruiters Details

Phoenix, AZ, US
Job number:
Chris Gignac
Posted At:
1 weeks ago
Job Function:
Medical Devices & Diagnostics