Sr Purchaser

CA - Harbor City

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1. General Overview:
Manage all aspects of purchasing.
2. Role and Responsibilities
  1. Run Daily Full Scheduler and Full MRP per procedure.
  2. Run MRP Reports and purchase materials in support of production schedule for Outside Processing and Supporting Components per procedure.
  3. Manage your suppliers to assure on time delivery and consistent quality.
  4. Negotiate with your suppliers to ensure optimal pricing.
  5. Negotiate Terms with your suppliers.
  6. Source and Certify new suppliers.
  7. Expedite delayed orders.
  8. Resolves issues related to inventory returns, and replacements.
  9. Negotiate best vendor terms, pricing and delivery based on specific budget and schedule requirements.
  10. Support the Engineering Team with sourcing of new components and Tooling/molds.
  11. Purchase all molds and tooling for new programs
  12. Manage inventory to maintain optimal stock levels and to ensure accurate accounting.
  13. Manage Cycle Counts per procedure.
  14. Manage Safety Stock levels per procedure.
  15. Manage Monthly Part Maintenance Update.
  16. Maintain accurate forecasts from sales team and share with purchasing team.
  17. Create and manage reporting to charge customer back for inventory on hand after end of life of programs.
  18. Weekly review of aging inventory to determine if we can charge back customer, return to vendor, sell to third party or scrap parts.
  19. Manage Supplier Quality Certificates.
  20. Manage Supplier USMCA Certificates.
Normal Work Hours: From: 7:00 am To: 4:00 pm
Normal Work Week: From: Monday To: Friday

Qualifications and Education Requirements: General knowledge of purchasing policies, processes, and procedures
High School Diploma
APICS/PMP Bachelors or Associates in Business Admin
Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering Preferred Skills : Min. 5 years' experience in Purchasing with automotive industry
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
Proficiency in Google (Sheets, Gmail, Drive, etc)
A thorough understanding of Procurement/Sourcing methodologies.
Strong negotiation skills. Sound time-management and organizational skills.
ERP / MRP Knowledge
Excellent communication skills
Excellent math skills
Raw material knowledge (Resin)
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