Purchasing Operator 2

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    Sacramento, United States

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  • Contact:

    Sonu Chouhan

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Planner / Supplier order Management Position Overview Siemens Mobility Inc., Rolling Stock Division produces light rail vehicles, electric and diesel locomotives, and passenger coaches. Buyer Planner 3 is a key member of the Order Management team and manages the critical and complex suppliers to ensure on time delivery of open purchase orders to support production demand. Responsibilities * Ensure continuous supply of required materials and communicate any supply problems which may pose a risk or impact on business operations * Analyze purchase requisitions and review for accuracy and completion * Escalate the approval process for urgent order placement * Review replenishment reports daily * Contact suppliers to resolve price, delivery or invoice issues * Communicate with various departments to resolve demand requirements * Lead purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning, sourcing and engineering departments to solve complicated material supply issues * Communicate between departments for allocation of excess materials to projects * Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures. * Interpret internal / external business challenges and recommend best practices to improve products, processes or services Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience * Minimum 5 years of experience in procurement / SCM in a manufacturing environment * Associate degree in a related discipline business, manufacturing, or engineering degree is preferred * Proficient in MRP tools such as JDE or SAP * Proficient MS Excel skills. Well versed other MS Office products (Word, PP & Outlook). * Experience in an engineer-to-order manufacturing environment * Strong negotiating skills Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience * Strong technical knowledge and understanding of procurement, inventory control, and process control. * Results-orientated with the ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines * Tenacious and assertive driver who escalates in supplier organization as well as internally * Ability to understand, evaluate & monitor supplier capacity * Analytical, numerically astute with proven problem solving abilities * Strong written & oral communication and interpersonal skills. * Highly skilled at building and maintaining effective and productive relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers * Ability to lead others to solve complex problems and use sophisticated analytical thinking to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions * Keen attention to detail and accuracy * ISO 9000 experience. TS16949 and AS9100 a plus