Beauty

Freelance
12-13-2017
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Job# 26551 BH# 339628
Contact# 5911738

Buyer/Planner

A leading beauty company based in Orange County is currently looking for a Buyer/Planner to assist their team!

POSITION PURPOSE

Optimize levels of inventory while managing the supply of components/raw materials/Finished Goods to support the production plan.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Define methods and supply parameters and communicate to Master Scheduling and the UP’s
  • Analyze and send monthly supply schedules to suppliers
  • Anticipate and inform on any supply issues to minimize impact
  • Work on medium term strategy with suppliers to ensure awareness of any capacity issues
  • Develop strong relationships with suppliers
    • Formalize working processes
    • Key indicators
    • Monitoring of supply performance
  • Develop logistics specifications per product
  • Initiate and drive improvement/agility projects
  • Manage the Days Of Supply parameters to ensure alignment with budget
  • Analyze and report monthly on excess and obsolete
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SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • Strong written/verbal, communication, and analytical skills
  • Demonstrate excellent business and personal ethics
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously.
  • Interface with plant and corporate personnel at various organizational levels and external suppliers.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

Education/Experience/ Licenses or Certificates:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or Supply Chain discipline preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a high performance manufacturing facility - cosmetics industry preferred.
  • APICS, CIPM, or NAPM, CPM certification preferred.
  • HS diploma required

SOFTWARE

  • SAP experience preferred
  • Advanced Excel strongly recommended (Pivot tables, VLOOKUPs)
  • Standard MS Office applications
  • Macola (preferred)