Job Title:  Buyer Planner


Goleta, CA, US, 93117

Business Unit:  FMH Aerospace
Posting Date:  Feb 7, 2024
Job Description: 

Position Summary:

Under general direction of the Supply Chain Manager, performs a variety of procurement and Planning functions involved in the acquisition of materials and services through partnering with Suppliers using LEAN Principles.


How You Will Do It

  • Prepares purchase orders in accordance to MRP
  • Create Release and Print Work Orders in accordance to MRP
  • Analyze BOM’s for accuracy
  • Works closely with Engineering on changes to drawings and specifications and follows up with suppliers to revise and amend purchase orders.
  • Following LEAN Principles to continually improve operations in a Team environment to streamline processes and work cooperatively and jointly with the Supply Chain team.
  • Apply the latest planning and information management tools, search out and leverage best-practices, and participate in ongoing skills training.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with existing suppliers; evaluate and select new vendors. Work with suppliers to reduce order quantities while increasing order frequency to help with working capital and reduce risk on obsolescence issues. Proactively improve supplier On Tim Delivery (OTD).
  • Maintaining Purchasing and Planning related ERP Parameters
  • Participate in the Material Review Board (MRB) process and have responsibility for material quality, supply chain quality, and delivery performance
  •  Prepare requests for proposal and purchase order specifications clearly and concisely.


What We Look For

  • Bachelor’s degree in materials management, business, or logistics preferred, or job-related training with a minimum of three years of experience
  • Preferred Qualifications: APICS, ISM Certification
  • Experience with Oracle 
  • Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of data management, manufacturing forecasting, production planning, project management, and purchasing.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in and be challenged by a team-based environment, which places a high degree of emphasis on accountability for customer service levels, inventory management, cost




Salary Minimum:  $70,000
Salary Maximum:  $90,000
Incentive:  No

Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting.  The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

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