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Supply Chain / Production Control / Buyer

Location : Rochester, NY
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Supply Chain / Production Control / Buyer


Summary: Manages Supply Chain activities in the New York location coordinating functions of Supply Chain, Buying, Production and Inventory Control. Serve as a liaison among various departments to manage forecast for material planning while considering current inventory, obsolescence, lead times, product life cycles, production capacity and customer service.  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Identify and implement system and process improvements within the supply chain to enable

overall business process improvement.

* Further develop existing forecast and supply programs to improve current days of inventory and cash cycle.

* Analyze inventory levels and product demands to determine reorder levels and safety stocks that will ensure product availability and minimize inventory costs.

* Execute master schedule and procurement plan based on history, seasonality and sales opportunities.

* Proactively review material supply and demand to determine push/pull actions appropriate to

impact manufacturing MPS and supply MRP exception messages.

* Coordinate and plan materials requirements for new product introductions, including review of

new BOM’s and cut-in dates for build verification and production units.

* Assess impact to materials availability and production schedule from customer sales opportunities that may be affecting demand for product over and above the plan.

* Review material shortages, stock outages, and safety stock levels while working with Suppliers, Purchasing and Manufacturing to meet customer requirements. Propose changes

when needed to assist in the resolution.

* Assist in the resolution of MRP and planning discrepancies.

* Work cooperatively to implement innovative inventory efficiency programs.

* Key user responsibility in Epicor. Responsible for data collection and migration. Upon implementation take ownership of training direct reports and serve as a resource for the facility.

* Responsible for all data collection, monitoring and reporting to effectively and efficiently reduce inventory carrying levels while creating industry leading delivery performance.

* Manage, train and develop direct reports.

* Work closely with Buyers, Inventory Analyst and Suppliers to determine the appropriate levels of safety stock for finished goods and components to minimize lead times.

Required Qualifications :

Education and/or Experience:                                                  

* Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain in related discipline or equivalent experience preferred. Graduate Degree is a plus.

* 5-7 years of experience with Supply Chain and Buying.

* Experience with SIOP and S&OP Planning.


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