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Buyer/Planner- Materials

Company: Quadion LLC / Minnesota Rubber & Plastics
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics is now a part of TRELLEBORG Sealing Solutions a world leader in the material compound development, engineering design and manufacturing of custom molded elastomeric and thermoplastic components and assemblies. Our global reputation for producing the tough parts, is matched by our commitment to quality, product performance and service support. It is likely you come in contact with our parts in your daily life without even knowing it. From the faucet in your home, transmission in your car or the medical device that may have saved your life, Minnesota Rubber and Plastics provides the critical sealing components to make these products perform the way you expect. We take pride in this everyday. This position requires planning, prioritizing, and coordinating the purchase and delivery of raw materials. The person in this role will have financial knowledge and manufacturing process acumen that will allow for effective supplier management, and the ability to engage and resolve quality issues associated with suppliers of the company. Scope of activities

  • Supplier Management
  • Purchasing & Planning of production materials and components Reporting lines
  • Reports to the Director of Global Supply Chain Key Relationships
  • Process Engineers, Schedulers, Quality Engineers, Customer Service & Logistics Main responsibilities
  • Run reports and research demand to create purchase orders for delivery to manufacturing plants.
  • Manage supplier to confirm delivery dates and to provide good quality parts.
  • Expedite purchase orders to meet customer demands.
  • Demand Planning Management in ERP system through the maintenance of data in ERP system as it relates to item set up, lead time, lot size, incremental orders quantities, quoted price and standard costs.
  • Communicate purchase order information to stakeholders.
  • Resolve discrepancies pertaining to, but not limited to the following: purchase orders, deliveries, invoices, RMA, and inventory transactions in collaboration with accounting and operations. QUALIFICATIONS Education/Training:
  • Four-year Bachelors degree or 5 years purchasing and planning experience, required
  • Certification with professional organization such as the ISM or ASCM, preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Experience purchasing resins, polymers, HNBR, Fluoro elastomer, EPDM, Carbon black, NBR, plasticizers preferred
  • Strong excel and organizational skills
  • Understanding of MRP and planning, routing, BOM and demand planning preferred
  • Possesses the ability to operate successfully in a matrix environment and work effectively across multiple groups and levels as a team
  • A flexible, dynamic, self-demanding and proactive individual; able to motivate him/herself and others; easily accepts constructive input from others and deals well with ambiguity
  • Bias for action and urgency to drive tangible impact to support our customers
  • Possesses integrity with the ability to deal openly and accept accountability to stakeholders Benefits
  • Outstanding medical, dental, and vision
  • Healthcare and dependent care FSA and HSA programs
  • Team shares/bonus/incentive opportunity
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training and development
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with generous company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Keywords: Quadion LLC / Minnesota Rubber & Plastics, Minneapolis , Buyer/Planner- Materials, Professions , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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