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Buyer/Planner

Location: OXNARD, CA, United States
Job Family : Procurement
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Jan 13, 2021
Job ID: 19791

Job Description
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With annual sales of $14.3 billion in fiscal year 2019, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 63 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. The Bioscience & Water Filtration Division headquartered in Oxnard, California is looking for a full time Buyer/Planner.

Buyer-Planner responsibilities include but are not limited to:  Managing Parker procurement of materials and services to support quality, delivery and cost requirements. Requires application of basic purchasing principles, theories and concepts.  Ensuring timely acquisitions of product or service from known sources of supply.  Planning, scheduling and monitoring the efficient movement of materials through the production cycle to ensure the shipment of products as scheduled to maximize on time delivery.  Resolving issues in the areas of requisition accuracy and completeness, on-time delivery and supplier payment.  Maximize inventory turns while minimizing cost of freight, cost of quality and lead time

 Purchases parts, equipment, and materials by preparing request for quotations and submitting purchase orders with approved suppliers. Issues purchase orders and agreements that accurately reflect price, schedule, terms, and conditions as negotiated with suppliers.  Plans, schedules and manages production capacity load to ensure maximum on-time delivery.  Responsible for maintenance and accuracy of open purchase orders, quotes, work orders and part master data. Maintains accurate lead times for assigned commodities.  Monitors and evaluates production execution to plan and supplier performance. Advises appropriate personnel of production issues or impending supplier failure to fulfil contractual agreements that may delay production or delivery.  Resolves shipment quality discrepancies by mediating supplier/manufacturing issues. Facilitates the resolution of issues by arranging and participating in conferences between suppliers and company personnel.  Negotiates and settles damage claims, rejections, losses, return of materials, over-shipments, cancellations and engineering changes with suppliers.  Provides parts, equipment, and materials information by answering questions and requests. Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.  Maintains a variety of schedules, records, and reports pertaining to the tracking of materials through the production cycle and availability of production resources.  Assists in executing requisite system transactions needed to support the receipt, storage and transferring of material.  Responsible for inventory levels. Generates tracking reports and performs data entry as required.  Participates in continuous improvement activities and provides suggestions for cost reduction and efficiency improvements.  Participates in developing alternate sources of supply by identifying and researching prospective suppliers.  Participates in supplier site visits and evaluates them as to production capability, performance, delivery, and other key business criteria. May complete supplier certification as part of a technical and/or quality team.  Complies with federal, state, and aerospace industry regulations; ensures adherence to requirements and advises management on needed actions. Complies with Government/Commercial Practices Manual (GPM/CPM) policies and procedures.

Buyer-Planner responsibilities include but are not limited to:  Managing Parker procurement of materials and services to support quality, delivery and cost requirements. Requires application of basic purchasing principles, theories and concepts.  Ensuring timely acquisitions of product or service from known sources of supply.  Planning, scheduling and monitoring the efficient movement of materials through the production cycle to ensure the shipment of products as scheduled to maximize on time delivery.  Resolving issues in the areas of requisition accuracy and completeness, on-time delivery and supplier payment.  Maximize inventory turns while minimizing cost of freight, cost of quality and lead time

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions. (“Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor”) If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf and http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf
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