Buyer/Planner

Moleaer (Latin for tiny air) is a start-up technology company that integrates nano scale materials into proprietary technologies to develop highly efficient and simple solutions for transferring gas into liquids. 

Moleaer is looking for a Buyer/Planner to join our team to source/buy raw materials for building Nanobubble Generators as well as planning the manufacturing floor based off of MRP and material availability.  The Buyer/Planner will be working in a dynamic fast-paced and often uncertain environment where there are NPI buying/build requests, as well as scheduling the low volume, medium variation product mix manufacturing floor. 

Buyer Duties:

  • Generates, adjusts and expedites purchase orders based on the MRP
  • Issue requests for quotes/proposals (RFQ/RFP) and select best source consistent with cost, quality and delivery requirements for electronic and mechanical components
  • Ability to evaluate bid responses, negotiate price, delivery schedules, and place purchase orders
  • Work with suppliers on rejected material and
  • Identify, develop and manage effective relationships with existing and potential suppliers of goods/services
  • Act as liaison between suppliers and departments to resolve procurement related problems.
  • Monitor supplier performance and take corrective action as necessary.
  • Resolve invoice issues
  • Generate on-going cost savings and participates with product development teams for sourcing material
  • Perform other procurement tasks and projects as assigned

Planner Duties:

  • Develop the production plan to satisfy customer demand while carrying minimum effective inventory
  • Analyze and identify risks associated with the Production Plan, including manufacturing lead times
  • Coordinate with Sales/Customer Service to ensure specific customer requirements are accurately captured on Work Orders and communicated to the production team
  • Keeps Sales/Customer Service/Production team updated on status of orders
  • Provides weekly production plan consistent with the company capacity and sales forecast
  • Proactively identify potential production problems
  • Maintain Inventory levels consistent with production requirements and targeted inventory
  • Ensures accuracy of inventory counts by reviewing material in system and identifies discrepancies in inventory taking corrective action to guard against inconsistencies in the future

Qualifications:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Supply Chain operations with advanced analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Previous MRP/ERP planning experience
  • APICS certification preferred
  • Strong computer proficiency (Project, MRP, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MRP)
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Coordinate product scheduling by creating and maintaining computerized schedule for products, receiving input from staff indicating customer orders or forecasts for planned inventory items
  • Plans ordering of raw materials by driving MRP requirements for raw material and executes purchase order release to supplier
  • Ensures material availability by interacting with appropriate personnel, obtaining material by manufacturing start date by expediting, use of shortage reports and open order reports

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