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Buyer Planners oversee a company's vendor relationships. Usual responsibilities of a Buyer Planner include placing work and purchase orders, identifying quality products at lowest prices, negotiating with vendors, preventing material shortages, and supporting other departments. Candidates interested in a Buyer Planner position should highlight in their resumes procurement experience, excellent networking and negotiation skills, communication, time management, and computer competencies. Successful resume samples make display of at least a Bachelor's Degree in a business-related area.

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Buyer Planner

Negotiated Stocking programs, time scales with supplier to meet strict dead lines.

  • Established and implemented Min LOT levels to mitigate and minimize 0 BIN, Expediting cost and optimize inventory turns by 20%
  • Synchronized and coordinated Field Service activity needs with Vendor's Operations to meet supporting requirements.
  • Enforced Purchasing methods in coordination with Customer Forecast and Planning Strategy to meet Min/Max inventory levels.
  • Successfully negotiated quarterly cost reduction for all active high usage items by 3%, leading overall 40% cost improvement.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
2

Buyer Planner

Reviewed system reports to plan for jobs slated for assembly and managed associated purchase orders required to fill component demands

  • Released, prioritized and procured parts for outside assembly of printed circuit board kits through the stock room and contract manufacturer
  • Reviewed shortage parts for jobs and responded to sales coordinators and production manager on status and availability
  • Created daily and weekly reports and schedules to build jobs based on customer orders
  • Attended and reported at weekly hand shake meetings with the production supervisor and production
  • Participated in supplier audits
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Business Communications
Business Communication Coursework
3

Senior Buyer Planner

Senior Buyer Planner for Electronics, PCB and Passives

  • Insured BOM integrity for consigned as well as turnkey kits
  • Weekly MRP review for Purchase parts and Manufactured assemblies
  • Production Planner for Logging and Keeper tool for Oil Industry
  • Reviewed repair data to establish planning BOM'S to drive MRP
  • Worked with Engineering, Program Manager and Sales on the purchase and availability of required material for pilots kits as well as established programs
  • Sent out first articles request, RFQ on new buys.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
4

Senior Buyer Planner

Manage site MRO procurement

  • Manage assigned production commodities including software and upgrades
  • Manage Corporate Express E Way Program
  • Participated in training and transition from Manman to SAP
  • Audit purchase requisitons for adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Managed MRO approved supplier database per company procedure
Candidate Info
37
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
5

Sr. Buyer Planner

Since I started with Baxter my responsibilities have increased. My latest role added is of production Planner.

  • With the launch of a new product line that has continually grown for over 2 years analyze capacity and make recommendations to management based on current state and future demand. Take part on S&OP meetings, provide status of plant operations, present production plans to Marketing and Planning.
  • Over 90% of production of manufacturing cell is on automated equipment, to minimize change- over time, an analysis of the physical properties of each product was performed. Weekly schedule uses these parameters, allowing resources reach their standard production rates.
  • Manage Finished Goods inventory for products assigned to support service level goals.
  • Knowledge gained while working with engineering on validations, new product development and quality improvements, has allowed me to take part of a new manufacturing plant and our new manufacturing cell start-ups. Taking part on projects to design equipment and resources layouts to facilitate flow of materials and communication.
  • Monitor supplier's delivery and quality performance, price variance, carrier performance. Identify and drive process improvement initiatives.
  • Resolve supplier's quality issues. Negotiate with suppliers on rejected materials final disposition; return to vendor, reworks and associated costs.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BBA
Management
6

Buyer Planner III

Manage and maintain the master production schedule using Epicor MRP system. Create purchase orders, blankets and vendor consignment programs designed to lower cost and improve delivery efficiencies.

  • Analyze history and forecast to provide best cost alternatives to current programs.
  • Work with engineering and quality to resolve quality issues in a timely manner. Liaison with supplier to facilitate engineering changes and upgrades.
  • Provide training and information to other team members especially in regard to MRP program function.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Business Management And Communications
7

Buyer Planner

  • Sourcing, quoting, and procurement of materials from a diverse range of industries for new builds & repairs (Original Equipment Manufacturers, aftermarket suppliers, raw materials, custom fabricators, electrical & lighting industries, welding gases and materials, logistics, etc.)
  • Wholesale and retail parts sales
  • Use of engineering software for part identification and comparability
  • Utilization of in-house AS400 system for inventory assessment and replenishment, purchase orders, histories, and demands
  • Construction of Excel spreadsheets for quotes and orders of complex builds, shop tools & supplies, and service repair estimates
  • Shipping and receiving
  • Fork truck operator
  • Providing assistance and support to other company locations
  • Development and maintaining of the department 5-S sustain schedule
  • Gathering and submitting proper information for new Morgan vendors
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Voc
Vocational Degree
Management
8

Buyer Planner

  • Establishes and maintains production, material, inventory and purchase plan to support master schedule
  • Maintains product availability dates for customer service order promising
  • Executes replenishment orders and changes based on MRP
  • Maintains open line of communication with suppliers to ensure on time delivery
  • Maintain current supplier delivery schedule
  • Releases shop orders based on MRP
  • Monitors WIP queues and analyzes feedback from the shop floor and takes corrective action as required
  • Monitors discrepant inventory and takes corrective action as required
  • Establishes and maintains a plan for every part (PFEP)
  • Insures availability of purchased materials
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job

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