Operational Buyer

  • HUBNER Manufacturing Corporation
  • Mount Pleasant, SC, USA
  • Apr 14, 2021
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

  • Responsible for the execution of all day-to-day Procurement activities for the production of folding bellows and series level articulation systems
  • Managing (Process, Change, Confirm, Cancel) Purchase orders for the following direct and indirect commodities in ERP System:
  • Capital investments
  • Chemicals
  • Contracting Services such as powder coating and anodizing
  • Metal and machining products
  • Non-inventory items
  • Office supplies
  • Professional Services
  • Rubber parts
  • Enforcing MRP strategy that guarantees no stock-outs but also minimizes inventory levels.  Implementing lean manufacturing and just-in-time inventory methodologies.  Specific job responsibilities include:
    • Optimizing MRP parameters and making adjustments when necessary to safety-stock, reorder levels, carrying costs, lead & lag times.
    • Performing purchase order confirmation verifications as well as processing in ERP System
    • Rating suppliers for on-time delivery performance.
  • Providing interface support on production planning and inventory reconciliation
  • Daily Tracking of deliveries from international and domestic vendors

Educational Level for Position:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Prior experience as a Buyer preferred.  (Verifiable experience may substitute for formal education.)
  • Familiarity with SAP ERP/MRP applications desired
  • CPM certification desired.
  • German language would be a plus

Special Skills/Qualifications Needed:

  • Ability to handle urgent topics under pressure and shifting priorities quickly.
  • Ability to learn and utilize custom software relevant to Material Planning for Production and Manufacturing.
  • Familiarity with standard Office Technologies, including but not limited to Microsoft Office.
  • Familiar with company policies, procedures and instructions.