Buyer Analyst (Manufacturing) in Arlington, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/13/2021

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    Arlington, TX
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    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

We have an immediate temp-to-perm opportunity for a Buyer Analyst in Arlington, TX. Starting pay is $21/hr.

Summary: Manage raw material, component, and/or finished goods inventories to ensure maximum customer order fulfillment rates and minimum inventory investments, while minimizing production line interruptions and premium freight related to expediting materials. Support the sales forecast and master production schedule with timely, high-quality, best value raw materials, components, and finished goods.

  • Analyze latest sales forecast and MRP reports to determine material and product requirements for net independent/dependent demand.
  • Perform supplier cost and service benchmarking comparisons for supplier selection and consolidation and cost reduction opportunities, and then execute against these opportunities.
  • Perform analysis and make recommendations (on inventory levels, cost, forecast, supplier, and product consolidations, etc.), as required to meet the requirements of the position. Significant role in analysis, selection and negotiations for domestic raw material suppliers
  • Manage communications and relationships with all suppliers providing raw materials, components, and FG for company business.
  • Create purchase orders via Logility & Oracle and communicate with suppliers and overseas support office.
  • Expedite and de-expedite orders as required per the master production schedule and forecast changes to balance inventory levels to support of production line requirements and targeted inventory levels.
  • Develop reports in the data warehouse system (MicroStrategy) to provide quick product line overviews.

2 years' experience as Buyer Analyst or similar role required
Knowledge of Excel; Pivot Tables