Buyer/Planner

10/25/14

  • Location
    • Scottsdale, AZ
  • Description
    • Responsible for reviewing Sales demands, including forecast and/or customer orders, and ensuring the production and Sales/Ops coordination is achieved to fulfill the demand. Responsible for purchasing products and materials, maintaining vendor relationships, and working with Sales for BOS and Projects management.  

  • Requirements
      • Support Sales by monitoring demand, production plans and output, and coordinate Sales/Ops function to ensure sales commitments are met.
      • Supervise KSI Purchasing activities and staff.
      • Support KSI business process improvement, with strong PVPS project focus.
      • Production Order coordinator for PVPS and MyGen BOMs.
      • Procures standard and one off materials and products at the lowest possible cost for KSI.
      • Maintains SAP part number files, descriptions, costs, vendor records, vendor literature, etc.  Negotiates discounts and terms of payment.
      • Provides sales personnel cost quotes and cost verifications for non-standard and new products.
      • Places and tracks project drop-ship orders and notifies appropriate departments of fulfillment.
      • Distributes new product information/literature, as it becomes available.        
      • Prepare daily MSP and ASP trackers.
      • Update Power Point presentation on VNC.
  • Qualifications
      • Bachelors’ degree in Material Management, Accounting or related discipline.
      • Minimum of 2 years experience in a Purchasing role.
      • Microsoft Office suite experience required and SAP experience preferred.
      • Effective communication skills to facilitate team work and effect customer satisfaction with internal and external customers.
      • Must be organized/detail orientated with knowledge of planning and purchasing function and sources of suppliers.
      • Excellent project, analytical and problem solving skills.
      • Process oriented, proactive, customer service driven problem solver, who is energized in a changing fast paced environment
  • How to Apply