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Plant Buyer

Unique Fabricating, Inc. Louisville, KY

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Overview: The Plant Buyer is responsible for planning and scheduling the flow of products through the production cycle. Provides timely planning and scheduling of manufacturing work orders and raw materials to the manufacturing floor in order to achieve both internal financial goals and customer delivery dates.

The Plant Buyer reports directly to the Production Control Manager.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Daily review of PRP and schedule/issue production work orders per customer forecasts, orders or releases
  • Daily review of MRP and issue purchase order releases for all raw materials, packaging, and MRO supplies needed to support production schedule. Promptly review order confirmations/acknowledgements for discrepancies. Maintenance PO accordingly.
  • Clearly communicate and coordinate with both internal and external customers for all relative matters, to ensure timely ordering and delivery of material and supplies. Coordinate expedites as needed.
  • Attend and contribute to various meetings.
  • Work closely with Customer Service, Production, Quality and Warehouse depts.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Production Control Manager.
  • Maintain sufficient inventory levels as directed by supervision.
  • Work efficiently to prevent and/or minimize obsolescence.
  • Work efficiently to prevent and/or minimize excessive freight.
  • Review Late PO reporting daily and follow-up with supplier for prompt disposition.

Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent (Associates/Bachelors degree preferred)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to multitask
  • Good computer skills (proficient in Microsoft Office)
  • Good oral & written communication skills
  • Strong organizational & interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to perform duties with periods of bending, stooping, lifting (up to 50 lbs) and extended periods of standing
  • Knowledge of / experience in Die Cutting & Laminating operations a plus

 

Company Description
Unique Fabricating was founded in 1975 supporting automotive OEMs and their Tier One suppliers, with non-metallic die-cut parts delivering solutions for acoustic, air/water sealing, and BSR applications.

Today we have expanded our leadership position into additional markets: appliance/ commercial HVAC, medical and consumer/off-road offering a wide range of engineered molded and die-cut component options. These unique technologies are available from an unmatched North American manufacturing footprint which includes locations in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Our influential presence in multiple markets makes us a destination for suppliers looking to introduce innovative/lower cost value added materials.

We will continue to invest in our mission to eclipse customer expectations including; delivering a cost competitive/quality part every time, access to engineering support throughout your organization, on-time and complete delivery performance, and production facility assembly assistance, all directed at providing customers with the Unique Advantage.

Unique Fabricating is committed to building our company with integrity.

Unique Fabricating, Inc.

Why Work Here?
Growing Company, Very Good Work Environment.

Unique Fabricating was founded in 1975 supporting automotive OEMs and their Tier One suppliers, with non-metallic die-cut parts delivering solutions for acoustic, air/water sealing, and BSR applications. Today we have expanded our leadership position into additional markets: appliance/ commercial HVAC, medical and consumer/off-road offering a wide range of engineered molded and die-cut component options. These unique technologies are available from an unmatched North American manufacturing footprint which includes locations in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Our influential presence in multiple markets makes us a destination for suppliers looking to introduce innovative/lower cost value added materials. We will continue to invest in our mission to eclipse customer expectations including; delivering a cost competitive/quality part every time, access to engineering support throughout your organization, on-time and complete delivery performance, and production facility assembly assistance, all directed at providing customers with the Unique Advantage. Unique Fabricating is committed to building our company with integrity.

Address

1001 West Oak Street

Louisville, KY
40210 USA

Industry

Business

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