Sr Buyer/Planner - Manufacturing

Job Description

The Buyer-Planner is a key role in the strategic plan to gather data and conduct analysis to ensure the supply chain operations are stable and inventory levels are adequate to meet production lead-times. They will also champion the supply planning production components. An enthusiastic self-starter with a strong drive to improve existing processes and systems is highly desired. Excellent organizational skills and exceptional multitasking skills are a necessity.

At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. The Grand Prairie factory is focused on ensuring that zero harm is done to our employees and zero defects are created in our processes. We utilize lean principles and digital factory technology to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, self-direct their teams and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

What you will do:
• Develop production schedule and manufacturing plan consistent with finish product demand, resource availability and inventory level objectives
• Review MRP and generate or release orders to meet customer and forecast demand requirements and inventory plan.
• Analyzes and maintains material requirement: Issues all purchase orders requests, rescheduling for production materials & assemblies, tracks receipt, expedites and resolves issues.
• Track, monitor and expedite part shortages
• Integrates internal protocols (e.g., Just-in-time, Kanban) with vendor- and customer-related processes
• Supports customers’ business needs using standard processes where possible and customized solutions where necessary. Ability to communicate directly with customers in a professional manner.
• Resolves goods receipts transaction discrepancies
• Evaluate and report delivery reliability misses and negative availability impacts
• Assist in reserve calculation and scrap allotment
• Assist in COGI clearance
• Update ABC/XYZ analysis and forecast update in SAP monthly
• Interfaces with Quality and Engineering departments to resolve quality and rejected material problems

What you will need:
• Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or a related field
• Experience working in a Manufacturing environment
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to draw information from various sources, analyze, and provide a recommendation
• Strong planning, & organizational skills
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral & written)
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, with excellent Excel skills
• Self-starter with the ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing priorities
• Where permitted by applicable law, Siemens may require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 based on job requirements, and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reason.

What will set you ahead of the pack:
• SAP experience
• 3-5 years Supply Chain Planning experience

Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization.

• Competitive salary based on qualifications
• Health, dental, and vision plans with options
• Matching 401(k)
• Competitive paid time off plan, holidays, and floating holidays
• Paid parental leave


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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