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23 Aug 2021

Temporary Buyer (21-22207) Wichita, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Wichita, KS
3 Months

This role is responsible for supplier scheduling and monitoring delivery for purchased parts, interaction with suppliers in his/her area of responsibility, monitoring that appropriate inventory levels are maintained, and tracking supplier performance.

How you will do it
• Establishes and maintains replenishment signals to assure a smooth flow of materials.
• Coordinates with Suppliers to assure that materials are on site in a timely manner to facilitate accurate and adequate parts availability to meet customer demands.
• Manage consignment programs for materials and blanket purchasing agreements for commodity items.
• Monitor, track and report on supplier compliance to delivery due dates, identify risks to late delivery, handle escalations with suppliers according to JCI procedure.
• Maintains effective working relationship and communication with all departments.
• Collaborates with Product Management, Engineering, and Production Planning in new product introductions and planned product discontinuations in order to minimize obsolescence and maximize customer’s delivery expectations.
• Collaborates with Procurement PBU Buyers to ensure Pricing is maintained accurately in SAP.
• Collaborates with AP to ensure resolution of invoice discrepancies.

What we look for
Required Qualifications

• Associates Degree and relevant experience and or at least 2+ years of relevant experience in a similar role may be considered in lieu of degree.
• Knowledge of manufacturing processes a plus
• Knowledge of SAP a plus

Preferred Qualifications
• Two (1) to four (2) years materials or accounting experience in purchasing or logistics.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Suite Applications (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) as well as Internet software and E-mail is required.
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to multitask and perform in a high paced environment
• Willing to pursue APICS CPIM, or CSCP Certification.

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Job Types: Temporary.

Job expires in 20 days.

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