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Buyer / Planner

Company: Sensors, Inc.
Location: Saline
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Buyer/Planner Who we are Sensors, Inc., a global developer, and manufacturer of vehicle emissions measurement systems and gas analyzers for diagnostic and regulatory applications is accepting resumes for an immediate opening. Over the past 50+ years, Sensors has built its reputation worldwide in the design and manufacture of high-quality vehicle emission analyzers. Today we are a leading manufacturer of both Inspection and Maintenance (I/M) analyzers and laboratory-grade, portable emissions measurement systems (PEMS) used worldwide in various applications from research to regulatory compliance testing. Governmental agencies using our products include US EPA, CARB, JRC in Europe, NTSEL in Japan, EPD in Hong Kong, and NIER in India. Using proprietary analytical techniques, Sensors products accurately measure CO, CO2, NO, NO2, THC, NMHC, Particulate Mass, and Particulate Number under harsh, real-world conditions that often exclude other alternatives. Due to continued business growth, we have an immediate opening for an experienced Buyer. You will be joining a Global Leader in the Emissions and Testing Industry. Role and Responsibilities The Buyer is responsible for procuring materials, components, equipment, and services in a cost-effective and timely manner; along with reporting our ability to meet material need dates. This position works closely with the Materials Director, Master Scheduler, Receiving, and Accounting Departments. Responsibilities consist of all tasks related to the procurement process, which includes, but is not limited to, the following: • Procuring components • Data entry and maintaining of purchase orders • Corresponding and negotiating pricing and delivery dates with suppliers • Tracking and monitoring supplier performance against key measurements • Minimizing excess material exposure and liability • Balancing the cost of procurement with inventory investment levels • Submitting Purchase Price Variances (PPV) to the purchasing manager • Negotiating fair market pricing and continuously monitoring • Expediting and verifying the material pipeline to assure MRP requirements are met • Strives to identify and implement continuous process improvements Requirements • At least 3 years previous experience in a purchasing role • Must have excellent relationship building, written and verbal communication, and negotiation skills • Excellent computer skills: MS Excel (Advanced), Word, and Outlook • Prior experience or at least familiarity with MRP/ERP • Ability to analyze and present information to report at the management level • Must be detail-oriented, organized, resourceful, and creative • Posses the ability to bounce between projects and tasks effectively • Ability to work independently and productively Assets include • A Bachelor's Degree or prior electronics/JIT/lean manufacturing experience is a plus • Manufacturing business experience • DataFlo experience is helpful • History of conscientiousness and integrity Sensors offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefit package and the opportunity to grow. Sensors, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran, and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. Web Id: 0010195179
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Keywords: Sensors, Inc., Detroit , Buyer / Planner, Other , Saline, Michigan

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