Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you enjoy working with purchasing and operations? Maybe a role as a Production Buyer Planner with ASSA ABLOY is the role for you.
Located in Berlin, CT, this role reports to the Profit Center Manager and is part of a team of Buyer Planners supporting ASSA ABLOY brands produced and distributed from our Berlin, Connecticut plant
This position is responsible for the purchase of a combination of the following: fabricated parts, subcontract manufacturing, production tooling, equipment services and supplies, raw material, office furniture and equipment and other maintenance, repair and operating supplies.
Responsible for the procurement of materials and supplies as established by production requirements.
Work closely with factory floor to ensure parts availability for daily production
Reduce cost in the procurement of materials and services through value analysis, effective negotiation techniques, and sourcing strategies.
Prepare necessary purchase orders and documentation to ensure required material and services are provided as required.
Maintain records indicating possible materials and substitute source of supply, price and quantity available to insure efficient procurement of materials and supplies.
Analyze planning and manufacturing product schedules to ensure customer orders are delivered on time.
Develop supplier relationships that provide new ideas, solutions, and resources.
Bachelor degree in Business Administration or related field required
Experience with MRP system
Experience with LEAN principles and application
At least 3-5 years of supply management experience in a high volume factory environment, with proven negotiation skills.
Good communications skills
Analytical and problem solving skills
Strong Microsoft Excel skills
Proficiency in Outlook, Word and Powerpoint
Let's open the doors to the future - together!
Working for ASSA ABLOY means that you will be part of a dynamic environment, developing innovative solutions to improve our customers' lives. As the global leader in door opening solutions we are using the latest technologies to open doors to events, hospitals, education, homes, hotels, airports and businesses. Joining ASSA ABLOY means being part of a fast-moving company with many opportunities.
ASSA ABLOY is a world-leader in total door opening solutions. The Americas division is responsible for North and South America and employs approximately 9,000. The divisional management is located in New Haven, CT.