Fristam Pumps USA, a leading manufacturer of pumps and mixers for the food, dairy and pharmaceutical industries located in Middleton, WI has an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated, customer-focused individual as a Buyer/Production Planner. This position will be responsible for scheduling and procuring for specific manufacturing activities, ensuring the meeting of customer on-time requirements, in accordance with company policies and procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Schedules job orders to meet production requirements based on material and manufacturing resource availability.
• Communicates directly with suppliers to place routine purchase orders, acknowledge and expedite delivery of goods as appropriate.
• Assists with managing suppliers and materials to meet quality, delivery, and cost savings objectives; participates in risk analysis and comparison of potential suppliers. Measures and reports on delivery performance of suppliers.
• Analyzes, adjusts, and optimizes product and component inventory levels to coincide with forecasted demand. Proactively identifies, communicates, and assists with resolving issues in a timely manner.
The qualified candidate will possess strong organizational and negotiation skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, effective problem solving skills and knowledge and understanding of Lean Manufacturing concepts. A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related discipline or equivalent related experience. A minimum of five (5) years of experience in materials expediting, procurement, or production management preferably in a manufacturing environment using and ERP/MRP tool. Previous scheduling experience desired. Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite.
We offer an excellent working environment and a generous benefits package. Please send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fristam Pumps is an Equal Opportunity Employer.