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Purchasing Specialist (Buyer)

Company: Mobis US Alabama
Location: Mc Calla
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY The Purchasing Specialist is responsible for ensuring the production line has a continuous supply of needed parts by monitoring inventory levels and purchasing processes, providing information to suppliers, working on trial builds and Purchase Orders (POs), maintaining purchasing information, providing information for status reports, and analyzing part requirements. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (To perform within this position successfully, the incumbent must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.) LP/CKD Purchasing Initial point of contact for Supplier supply chain Monitor Material Requirements Planning (MRP) process and daily requirement changes Monitor supply chain and shortage in NAFTA area Maintain EDI process (MUA Supplier) and conduct contingency plan when trouble with Supply chain (Material Release, Supplier ASN, Prepayment advice) Work with Production Control on all trial builds and issue Purchase Orders (POs) to support the programs ensuring timely delivery and correct Engineering Change parts Ensure accuracy of POs by maintaining SAP Material Master Data Maintain scheduling agreements, source lists, inventory, and other SAP functions Compile information such as material inventories, materials used, or customer information so that status reports can be completed Conduct and maintain inventory accuracy through cycle counts and quarterly inventories Provide requirements and inventory assessments to Suppliers to ensure efficient operations of all applicable module processes Manage daily and monthly inventory levels and Engineering Change Order schedule Analyze and comprehend all part requirements in accordance with the specifications, frequency of use, outside variables, and packaging in order to maintain a minimum stock level in a timely manner Communication with CKD control team members in German Enter manual purchase orders as needed for new model year trial events Collaborate with Production Control, Logistics, QC/SQE on issues as they arise Communicate with suppliers on any current issues and changes (EC, packaging, payments, etc.) Monitor SAP for GR (Goods Receipt)/ GI (Goods Issue)/ Backlog status Monitor all pricing changes and process retroactive adjustments Review invoices and packing slips for accuracy Collect and maintain Material index in ERP or manual Document & Analyze material movement and use Complete supplier cum verification process and claim with the supplier monthly Minimize inventory levels on balance out parts and when appropriate, submit an obsolescence claim Maintain Material index system data accuracy (System vs Actual) Material consumption tracking for material closing and inventory accuracy (weekly, Monthly) Maintain Supplier portal system contents Follow up with IT team for SAP system improvement in user stand point Close out OS&D items in SAP so they can be charged back to the responsible party Prepare and send back damaged parts to the correct local supplier Dispose of all items damaged by workers using approved methods Make daily OS&D approval forms to be signed by Quality Control and Production departments All other duties as assigned Supervisory Responsibilities : NoBASIC QUALIFICATIONS (The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required and preferred for this position.) Required Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Management or Accounting Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Strong sense of responsibility Solid Accounting/Finance/Mathematical skills Strong written and verbal communication skills Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment Preferred Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management or Industrial System Engineering Experienced in automotive assembly/manufacturing material field Import/Export/Customs/Duty experience Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations: None Working Conditions: Office setting, some walking within and between buildings75% in office environment, 25% in production environmentTravel to supplier as neededWeekend overtime to support inventory audit when neededWorking late as needed to accomplish objectives (in case of supply chain trouble)Job Type: Full-timePay: $52,848.00 - $56,328.00 per yearBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Relocation assistance Vision insuranceSchedule: 10 hour shift 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to Friday Overtime

Keywords: Mobis US Alabama, Birmingham , Purchasing Specialist (Buyer), Professions , Mc Calla, Alabama

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