Materials Planner / Buyer for expanding, growing m
Job Opportunity at Gallman Consulting

Posted on Dec 6

http://www.gallman-consulting.com    803-744-3304

Location: Camden, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4147799

Materials Planner / Buyer                                                 CAMDEN SC
  • 50 plus years as a provider to the automotive and engine industry – filtration and fluid management products
  • State of the art products individually tailored to customer needs (OEM and aftermarket)
  • Global Company - International presence at 9 locations in Europe, North America, South America and Asia / This location is the corporate and main manufacturing location in the US
  • Growing Company with expanding product line
  • Competitive Salary and Bonus Eligible
  • Group Medical Plan (Blue Cross Blue Shield) / Dental plus Voluntary Vision and FSA
  • Basic Life / AD&D coverage
  • LTD and STD coverage
  • 401K Plan as well as a Bonus Program based on Company Performance, Quality and Productivity
  • PTO / Paid Holidays
  • Relocation Package
Responsible for planning and coordinating the process of purchasing materials from foreign suppliers for production. Responsible for production scheduling, plans and forecasts the need of materials to meet customer orders.  Aids in the development of policies and procedures in the areas of procurement and inventory control.  Expected to play a key role in the management of inventory.  Communicates with Suppliers to ensure on-time delivery and manages the delivery of appropriate quantity levels based on the increase or decrease of customer demand.   Reports to the Supply Chain Manager.
  • Conduct cycle counts on required materials as scheduled
  • Research reasons behind inventory discrepancies and aid in the corrective actions of the root causes
  • Must consider best price, quality, and reliability when purchasing products
  • Arranges the safe transport of materials
  • Ensures materials and parts in the supply chain meet the minimum requirements for quality assurance standards
  • Places purchase orders
  • Aids in the development of procedures in the areas of inventory control, receiving, storage and distribution of materials throughout the plant
  • Interface directly with all departments in regard to materials that have been requested to ascertain specifications and needs
  • Maintains adequate supply levels through the supply chain
  • Follows established safe practices for receiving hazardous substances
  • Send invoices, receive invoice payments, record on spreadsheet and deposit weekly invoice payments.
  • Customer contact in issues/questions arising from shipments or invoices, resolve problems
  • Assist internal sales team (Chicago) as needed
  • Be a conduit of information between Camden and Chicago
  • Inventory assistance as needed
  • Arrange freight pick-ups and get freight quotes for salespeople
  • Track shipments for customers and sales people 
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain, engineering, logistics or other applicable discipline preferred
  • 5 years manufacturing, supply chain, and/or logistics
  • SAP Experience
  • Experience in Lean / 5s environment
  • Strong communication skills- written, verbal/interpersonal, phone, & electronic
  • Strong Organization skills and demonstrated management skills
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