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A-Line Staffing Solutions
Zelienople, PA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description




  • This person is responsible to plan all materials to support the manufacturing schedule and accomplish inventory goals.
  • Responsible for assuring all materials needed for production and distribution are acquired on a timely basis and in accordance with company policies and procedures and inventory targets.


  • Determines component requirements from the MRP generation run. bull Plans and procures all items for the production schedule while adhering to established inventory goals.
  • Support the following activities the generation and publishing reports as follows:
    • Inventory Levels and Forecasts Monthly
    • PPV Purchase Price Variance Actuals and Forecast Monthly
    • Supplier Scorecards Quarterly bull
  • Communicates with vendors to obtain information critical to the procurement/sourcing process price delivery invoicing problems expediting etc.
  • Corresponds tactfully with sources or potential sources of supplies to overcome any misunderstanding complaints etc. or to secure further pertinent information regarding purchased materials.
  • Issues purchase orders to suppliers establishes appropriate material delivery requirements payment terms and ensures proper maintenance of open purchase orders.
  • Processes both MRO and MRP purchase orders.
  • Supports purchasing activities for the plant.
  • Participates in inventory reconciliation including cycle counting and yearly physical inventories.
  • Maintains and supports the development of the systems for production planning purchasing and inventory control/warehousing via established MRP system.
  • Works on special reports/projects as required by Management.
  • Responsible for drafting and routing procurement specification changes and updates via established document control system when applicable.
  • Proactively reports product and material availability issues - assists in the development and implementation of mitigation plans related to these issues.
  • Participates in daily production meetings.
  • Reviews account payable invoice discrepancies which the Accounts Payable Department refers for approval particularly where the price or other item does not agree with the purchase order as needed.
  • Adheres to and performs according to SOPs and policies governing the various plant functions.
  • Complies with cGMP Quality Standards and established policies and/or procedures.
  • Identifies develops and implements CIPs Cost Improvement Projects and PPV Purchase Price Variance opportunities in order to meet annual variance goals.
  • Completes special projects and assignments as requested by Materials Manager and Plant Manager.
  • Maintains Company objectives of inventory levels quality levels pricing controls and inventory availability to support the master schedule.
  • Ability to achieve inventory and cost objectives while best utilizing personnel and equipment resources.
  • Ability to provide material availability to the shop floor when required. bull Interpersonal skills.
    Back order Management.
  • Timely and accurate reporting of Production and other critical data to management.
  • Effective communications verbal and written.
  • Plant variance goal execution especially PPV and CIP goals bull BS in business or related field preferred.


  • This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in a related area plus three years experience in procurement/planning or equivalency.
  • 3 years experience as a Buyer/Planner preferred.
  • Requires demonstrated communication human relation and negotiating skills understanding of planning systems lead times and manufacturing processes.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge for ISO-13485 as related to supplier controls. The incumbent must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the duties and responsibilities.
  • Experience in ERP/MRP systems required.
  • Strong computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word PowerPoint etc
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel. bull Must understand the function of quality in an ISO manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with data/cost analytics a plus.
  • Experience developing cost standards price negotiation vendor selection and maintenance of purchase order system a plus.

A-Line Staffing Solutions


Zelienople, PA



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