Buyer / Planner

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  • Location:

    Phoenix, Arizona

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  • Salary:

    US$30.00 - US$35.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Debbie Dirago

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 + months

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Buyer / Planner - 3 + month

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Plans and organizes all elements of new product manufacturing and distribution related to the acquisition and movement of materials. Performs a wide variety of tasks relating to the incoming and outgoing of materials, products or equipment. Performs a wide variety of planning, scheduling, coordinating and reporting tasks in support of the manufacturing workflow.

You are responsible for


Interfaces with various internal departments to develop and implement policies and procedures.


Validates information entered into MRP system for NPI items are sufficient to allow flawless procurement/manufacturing.


Identify demand needs and ensure the system is appropriately flowing those demands to production and purchasing.


Manages vendor relationships for the transfer of new designs to suppliers and subcontractors.


Identify opportunities for inventory reductions through common components and MRP configurations.


Manage priorities of new products into production flow, working with Manufacturing and Production Planning.


Plans and manages the qualification of new vendors and subcontractors necessary to support prototypes and new products.


Monitor inventory transactions at warehouse facilities to assess receiving, storage, shipping, or inventory integrity.


Develops and reports Line of Balance reports for new products, through qualification.


Provide ongoing analyses in areas such as parts procurement, back orders, or delivery processes.


Recommend improvements to existing or planned logistics processes.


Review procedures, such as distribution or inventory management, to ensure maximum efficiency or minimum cost.

Buyer/ Planner - 3 + Months

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience
  • Knowledge manufacturing planning practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of electronics manufacturing.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Excellent customer services skills are required for contact with vendors and customers.
  • MRP system knowledge required.
  • Exercise good judgment regarding the appropriate quality and quantity of supplies and equipment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Oracle MRP/ERP
  • Experience with DPAS
  • Experience planning parts with space requirements a plus
  • Professional certification APICS CPIM

Buyer / Planner - 3 Months +

Monroe Staffing Services is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.