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JRG Partners
Malvern, PA
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LocationPA, Malvern

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The Buyer/Planner is a key role within our strategic plan for Supply Chain management and as such is an onsite position at our R&D and high tech production site. Excellent organizational skills, a high sense of urgency, and exceptional critical thinking and analysis skills are a necessity.

Key objectives will be achieving/improving/exceeding targeted customer service levels through production planning, managing inventory levels and accuracy, product life cycle management, and managing supply and demand within the Global Supply Chain.

Position Responsibilities


  • Plan and execute procurement of raw materials, services and supplies from domestic and international suppliers

  • Maintain strong working relationships and communications with internal manufacturing personnel and key external suppliers to ensure on-time delivery

  • Coordinate inventory planning and replenishment of raw materials and components

  • Collaborate with German colleagues for long term planning and short-term material expedites

  • Provide regular forecasting to suppliers

  • Maintain purchase order status and shipment tracking information in SAP


  • Work with a team of buyer/planners to optimize the production schedule of a diverse group of products across 8 manufacturing lines and 3 shifts.

  • Proactively report production capacity and material availability issues and provide swift resolution with root cause analysis.

  • Coordinate with all departments to ensure a smooth phase in and phase out process of new materials through the ECN/ECR process

  • Revise essential system planning data to ensure our SAP ERP system is effectively planning future requirements

  • Inventory Management: Support reporting, inventory parameters, counting, reduction, safety stock percentage measurements, and Product Life Cycle management

  • Provide analytical support and operational analysis for the organization

  • Complete special projects and other assignments as requested

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Customer OTD

  • Supplier OTD

  • Material Shortages

Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or Business - equivalent professional experience will be considered.
  • 1-3 years Supply Chain experience (planning and/or procurement)
  • Team player with strong interpersonal and communications skills (oral & written)
  • Ability to independently establish and develop beneficial internal and external relationships
  • Self-starter that can work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing priorities
  • Experience supporting component needs of manufacturing operations with complex assemblies is preferred
  • Working knowledge of an ERP system - SAP preferred
  • Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to perform a total cost analysis
  • Effective supplier relationship management and negotiation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel reporting and analysis
  • Domestic & International travel 5-10% per year
  • We are unable to provide sponsorship for work authorization for this position at this time
  • Ability to work onsite in Malvern, PA

Company Description

We have earned the distinguished Top Employers certification for 2020 in North America for our outstanding people practices.We are a subsidiary of a electronic gmbh, a global company with over 8,100 employees in 95 countries serving 161,000 customers worldwide. Our core business is the development and production of sensors and controls for industrial automation and process applications.

“Exceptional success can only be achieved when the employees believe in the company and when they know that they are treated in a fair and honest way”Our philosophy

We are a privately-owned company whose success can be attributed to three guiding principles: Employees First, Customer Loyalty, and Safe Growth. With a supportive and collaborative culture, we welcome new ideas and fosters honest communication and trust. Distinguished by their individual capabilities and contributions, every employee plays a role in the success of our business, so that we may provide innovative solutions to meet and exceed our customers' business needs.We are dedicated to ensuring employees ae engaged, enabled, and empowered to realize their full potential in a positive, diverse, and inclusive work environment with meaning and a shared sense of purpose.

“ We have amazing products, but best of all we have amazing people. This is a core value of our success.” – Roger Varma, CEO.

We are a Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or handicap, marital or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state or local law.


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JRG Partners


Malvern, PA