166082,  Buyer/Planner-FL -

Category: ADM
Job Title: Buyer/Planner-FL
Region: FL-Florida
City: St Petersburg
State: FL
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 7 months
Description: Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer/Planner in St Petersburg, FL.

Under general supervision, responsible for planning, purchasing and expediting varied materials, components, equipment and services necessary for the operation of the organization. Exercises working knowledge of materials and sources of supply to make purchases at a price consistent with quality and quantity. Must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The duties and responsibilities may change from time to time without notice and include but are not limited to the duties described below.

Major functions:
Plans, purchases and expedites varied assignments regarding material, equipment and services.
• Performs an active role in the Vendor Selection and Assessment process. Seeks new sources of supply, perform periodic performance evaluations; generates on-time delivery reports.
• Meets with key suppliers, and document performance results in accordance with internal operating procedures.
• Identifies and pursues cost reduction opportunities to lower cost of goods procured.
• Analyzes purchase price variances and assist in the development of standard product costs.
• Assists in the creation and maintenance of the Part Maintenance file in the manufacturing database.
• Coordinates Engineering Change Order (ECO) activity that affects current inventory or open orders for assigned commodities as indicated on approved ECO’s.
• Requests and evaluates vendor corrective action reports. Coordinates the return of rejected material.

Education/Experience/Licenses etc.:
Degree in Business Administration, a related field, or equivalent experience. Three (3) to five (5) years of related experience. Minimum of two (2) years experience working with MRP, preferably in a high technology environment.

Must have established negotiation and sourcing skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications along with excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills are required for effective interface with all internal and external contacts. Must have organizational and negotiating skills. CPIM or CPM certification preferred.

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Rochelle Anderson at
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x280 or (800) 927-9318 x280

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