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Buyer/Planner

Requisition ID:  22039
Job Location(s): 

Easley, SC, US

Job Description

The Buyer/Planner is responsible for performing, reviewing, and maintaining all planning, scheduling, and order releasing activities for their individually assigned products to ensure that customer delivery commitments are met.  These parts include master scheduled parts, assembled end items, machined components, and purchased parts. The Buyer/Planner is responsible for performing, reviewing, and maintaining all planning, scheduling, and order releasing activities for their individually assigned products to ensure that customer delivery commitments are met.  These parts include master scheduled parts, assembled end items, machined components, and purchased parts.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following.

  • Review Material Requirements Planning (MRP) for purchased part requirements and release purchase orders, as required.
  • Ensure material availability and supplier capacity to support production needs. Identify and resolve short term material shortages as required.
  • Manage supplier delivery schedules.
  • Resolve ASN and PO discrepancies.
  • Develop and utilize various reports to manage open purchase orders (move-in/move-out) as business demands require.
  • Evaluate the supply base for potential delivery problems. Take actions to solve and/or mitigate the issues.
  • Implement and utilize advanced procurement methods such as consignment, stocking programs, and milk-runs.
  • Manage inventory levels to achieve/maintain budgeted levels.
  • Review inventories for Excess and Obsolescence.
  • Maintain planning parameters including safety stocks, MOQs, etc.
  • Work closely with Production, Engineering, Quality, and Strategic Procurement to resolve issues, as required.
  • Review and process Engineering changes and new product releases, as required.
  • Establish procedures and work instructions for each job function within tactical purchasing. Train others as required.

Background & Skills

The ideal candidate possesses these skills. 

  • 4 Year Degree from an accredited university is preferred.
  • Two to four years’ experience in Production Planning/Scheduling, Purchasing and/or Customer Service in a formal MRP environment.
  • APICS Certification is preferred.
  • Must have good oral and written communications skills.
  • SAP experience.
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel).

 

Work Environment:

While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately high. 

 

Environmental Statement:

Must understand, comply with, and communicate to team members, all environmental, heath, and safety legislation and regulation relevant to areas of responsibility.  Must also train team members with regard to these regulations where applicable.

 

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 


Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina