Mechanical Materials Buyer Planner

Job Details

Position ID: # EB-8551976158
Date Posted: 5/24/2023 3:53:18 PM
Location: San Francisco, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Min Years Experience Required: 5
Required Degree: Bachelors Degree
Salary (USD): $100,000 - $135,000

Job Description

Title: Buyer Planner (Level 2 or 3) - Mechanical
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Schedule: M-F Days – Hybrid schedule with 1 day/week in office
Compensation: $100k-$135k base salary, depending on experience/level
Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package. 90% of employee medical benefit cost (70% for dependents) is covered by the company, and essentially free Dental, Vision and Life Insurance. 2 weeks vacation first year, 3 weeks second year and uncapped after that. 12 paid Holidays, including company break from 12/24-1/1.
Vaccine Requirement: No company vaccine policy

Position Description: Seeking experienced Buyer Planners with strong tactical procurement experience and the ability to think/act strategically to identify gaps and improve procurement processes/procedures.
• Manage procure-to-pay process - RFQs, approvals, tracking POs, shipping
• From lead times and inventory, with input on business risks and use-of-capital, forecast and plan purchasing needs
• Set up and manage system data to optimize material replenishment schedules, inventory levels, safety stock levels and planning system parameters
• Providing data-driven status updates to support abnormality management
• Competitive bidding, sourcing new suppliers, DFM, Cost Modeling and Should cost analysis to support cost-reduction activities
• Act as primary interface on delivery status, issues, and problem resolution, and build effective supplier relationships
• Develop production volume manufacturing partners with the transition of new products
• Proactively collaborate with Production, Material Handling, and Engineers
• Drive planning processes and system improvements in partnership with IT and other business stakeholders
• Ensure on-time delivery to support revenue/shipment plan

• Minimum of Bachelor’s level of education - degree in Engineering, Business, Economics, Supply Chain or similar/related
• 10 years of experience (minimum 5 years) in production controls, material demand planning, or supply chain management environment
• Knowledge of mechanical components and manufacturing technologies - casting, forging, stamping, CNC machining, welding, assembly, tooling, sheet metal
• Detail-oriented and analytical
• Excellent communication and collaboration skills
• Excel and Google Workspace suite proficiency and experience with ERP packages

About the Company/Opportunity:
Our client is a late-stage Clean Energy startup backed by top-tier investors.
This is a tremendous and exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing team and company that is delivering a completely unique and game-changing technology. With a wide variety of commodities, components and technologies to be planned, executed, and tracked, you will utilize your organizational, communication, and technical skills to build strong relationships with internal customers and suppliers, analyze data, and improve systems, policies and procedures. If you are excited about working in a nimble, fast-paced environment that involves regular shop floor engagement and constant cross-functional engagement with production, NPI, engineering, logistics, material handling, and suppliers, look no further! As well, long-term career growth opportunities abound – from Senior Buyer Planner to Strategic Sourcing, Demand Planning and Supply Chain leadership roles.

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