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Buyer/Planner

Summary/Objective

DD DANNAR, LLC, is an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) of a mobile, off-road energy platform that is the first in a new class of hybrid-electric work vehicles. We are looking for a Buyer/Planner to assist the purchasing department. This position will support manufacturing to purchase components, monitor inventories and usage patterns to cover stock shortages and avoid excess & obsolete inventory.

FLSA Classification:

Exempt

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Review MRP (material requirements planning) to determine what components need to be ordered and place Purchase Orders (PO’s) as needed.
  • Add programs (i.e. VMI, Stocking Programs, Kanban) where possible to reduce potential shortages, limit liability of inventory, and reduce system maintenance required to monitor such items.
  • Identify areas of risk in Supply Chain and take actions to mitigate stock outages.
  • Monitor inventory turns and stock usage to reduce amount of Excess & Obsolete (E&O) items.
  • Cost reduction and lead time compression initiatives.
  • Monitor supplier performance to identify and address under performance, high risk activities, financial stress, and/or inventory shortages. Work to develop suppliers where possible.
  • Identify new suppliers and manage assigned supplier relationships.
    System maintenance.

Competencies:

  • Follow Honor Built Philosophy – Honor is how we approach all facets of our organization, as well as our community and customer partnerships.
  • Honed negotiating skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced MS Office skills

Travel required:

  • Less than 5%

Required education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, or related field
  • 5+ years experience in purchasing
  • Strong negotiating experience
  • Six Sigma Training – Yellow belt minimum

Preferred education and experience:

  • Master’s degree in business, or related field
  • CPSM or CSCP certification.
  • Experience in locating suppliers

Work authorization/security clearance requirements:

Authorized to work in United States.

Other duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.   Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

DANNAR is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.

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Contact

DD DANNAR, LLC 4620 W. Bethel Ave., Ste. 1 Muncie, IN 47304 and San Clemente, CA 765-216-7191

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