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Jr Buyer

Date Posted: 4/4/2023

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Job Description

Issues Purchase Orders for mechanical, electro-mechanical, and/or fabricated (raw and semi-finished materials) components used in the manufacturing of industrial sheet metal fabricating equipment.

Responsible to maintain accurate inventory of required components.
Manage and adjust supplier lead times.
Sends requests for quotations and reports as needed to ensure timely delivery of goods and services.
Resolves all discrepancies between vendor invoicing and purchase orders.
Coordinates the return of goods to the vendor when necessary. Creates PO's and enters transactions in ERP system.
Maintains records and files. Works under close supervision of department Lead or Supervisor.

* Review production schedule and place orders to ensure material availability for Production Departments
* Communicate any problems or issues in material availability to Lead or Supervisor
* Obtain quotes from vendors to determine the best pricing and delivery to meet company needs
* Prepare and enter Purchase Orders
* Document and communicate purchase orders or purchase order changes to suppliers.
* Assist in resolution of any discrepancies with suppliers, Production and Accounting as necessary
* Able to multitask and meet deadlines
* Adjust Bill of Material for ECNs and schedule changes, supplier and plant capacities, and manufacturing efficiencies.
* Assist in identifying and resolving inventory discrepancies to ensure inventory accuracy.
* Generate open order reports and follow up with Suppliers to get committed delivery dates
* Be aware and communicate significant supplier situations that may impact objectives and supply.
* Resolve any discrepancies with quantity, delivery, cost and quality.
* Manage assigned supplier base.
* Plan and prioritize deliveries.
* Participate in company initiatives and contribute to continuous process improvements.
* Communicate quality issues to suppliers and coordinate resolutions of the issues with suppliers.

* Prepare special reports, as needed.
* Maintain files and records
* Support Planning and Production Operations in procuring other materials or supplies

* Production Control Supervisor

* Some purchasing experience preferred, 1-2 years.

* Computer knowledge (MS Excel proficiency. MS Word.)
* Good communication skills (verbal and written), detailed-oriented.
* Knowledge of MRP, Kanban. ISO and SAP experience a plus.

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Brea, CA
  • Job Type:Admin - Clerical
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:4/4/2023
  • Contact: Bertie Mura (714) 255-8703
  • Pay Range: $22.00 - $24.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JO-2303-195477