Procurement Planner

Procurement Planner

Work Location: Fremont

Job type:

Posted: 09/18/2017

Salary: DOE

Job Description

The Procurement Planner’s primary functions are to support and help achieve the goals of the Production & Procurement department and lead efforts to improve and streamline current Procurement practices.

Job Responsibilities

·         Ensure material availability including resolution of shortage issues

·         Demand planning, order generating and delivery tracking

·         Stock monitoring and management

·         Planning of transports and time windows

·         Tracking of deadlines in terms of change management

·         Communication with customer and supplier

·         Tracking and documenting of supplier delivery performance

·         Management of critical situations in terms of procurement of parts

·         Monitor supplier performance

·         Support of the container management process

·         Initiating and support of cycle counts if stock discrepancies appear

·         Ability to understand complex requirement schedules

·         Ability to escalate to senior personnel at suppliers

Job Requirements

·         Negotiation in price and technical requests

·         Mentoring / Coaching

·         3-5 years experiences in Procurement Planning

·         College degree or equivalent

·         Experience in the field of material planning / administration and logistics

·         Experience in the automotive industry resp. in supplier branching

·         Good knowledge in Microsoft-Office-Application (especially MS Excel)

·         Good understanding / experience in ERP- and MRP-Systems

·         FMEA

·         Transport Norms

·         Good Communication and written skills