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Buyer/Planner

Requisition ID:  21321
Job Location(s): 

Minneapolis, MN, US

Job Description

Danfoss Power Solutions seeks a Buyer/Planner to join the Electronic Components business unit in Plymouth, MN to accurately purchase components, plan and create the production schedule to meet customer delivery expectations.

The Buyer/Planner works in a collaborative, cross functional environment to ensure inventory integrity, schedule accuracy and managing suppliers. Participate in continuous improvement projects to improve cost, inventory levels and supply chain performance.

Job Responsibilities

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

  • Manage and prioritize the daily, weekly and monthly production planning processes for assigned products while proactively anticipating supply risks, initiating and communicating necessary actions to optimize delivery performance                                                                                                 
  • Maintain material stability within capacity requirements and minimize inventory levels utilizing planning concepts, inventory management and lean tools
  • Maintain master data in SAP as required to support the supply chain process            
  • Develop and maintain metric reports for key performance parameters including inventory analysis, schedule adherence, on time delivery performance and special assignments
  • Complete and analyze monthly E&O materials report and initiating steps to minimize financial and/or operations impact of carrying excess, obsolete, and/or expired materials
  • Prepare and issue purchase orders, expedite deliveries, participate and conduct regular meetings with suppliers. Work with accounts receivable and suppliers to resolve purchase order receiving, invoicing, and reconciliation activities
  • Develop and maintain internal systems to ensure compliance with quality standards.  Implement corrective actions as assigned
  • Travel approximately 10%

Background & Skills

The ideal candidate possesses these skills. 

  • Bachelor Degree in business, operations or materials management
  • Minimum 7 years of experience purchasing or planning experience, including internships
  • Experience with inventory management, purchasing and/or supply chain
  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office and MRP/ERP experience; prior experience with SAP a plus
  • Experience working in a global supply chain environment
  • Proven analytical, problem solving and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and execute within tight timelines with high attention to detail
  • Supply chain accreditation CPSM, CPIM, CPM or other

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: Minneapolis