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Buyer / Planner

Jobot Santa Barbara, CA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
This Jobot Job is hosted by: Tony Svare
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A bit about us:

Technology leader in atomic force microscopy for both materials and bioscience research.

Why join us?

Great Benefits, Work Culture, Exciting Work

Job Details

Manage and execute purchasing for the entire manufacturing operation, including but not limited to parts (generic, custom, and machined), hardware, production tools, lab equipment and facility supplies in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Monitor inventory and assembly jobs to ensure revenue is delivered on time and within budget. Manage and complete daily transactions, BOM maintenance and other materials management tasks as required.
Utilize ERP to generate reports, drive appropriate production decisions and avoid any shortages/shutdowns in the production line. Address issues as they arise in a quick and thoughtful manner to minimize disruption to the production team.
Liaise with vendors to ensure drawing revisions are up to date and all incoming parts are in line with our high quality standards. Drive ongoing negotiations to optimize product margins while upholding quality.
Contribute expertise and continuous improvement principles to help in our transition towards lean manufacturing, particularly by implementing procurement best practice and methodology, process efficiency and compliance.

Successful candidates will have:
Proven experience in a buyer/planner role or similar, ideally in a high tech manufacturing environment with an understanding of PCB, machined parts and other technical purchasing requirements.
Excellent knowledge of production planning and quality control principles.
Proficiency with an ERP system (we use Infor Cloud Suite Industrial CSI) and the ability to leverage technology and other tools to reach the best and most efficient solutions to problems as they arise.
An organized and proactive approach to problem-solving, and the ability to thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced, deadline driven environment; outstanding ability to communicate and negotiate effectively under pressure.

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