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Buyer / Planner

Posted on: Thursday, November 13, 2014
Organization: Carestream
Location: Rochester, NY

Providing purchasing support at an intermediate level by:

  • Communicating material requirements to suppliers through material forecasts, purchase orders, expedites, GR/IR reconciliation and other communications
  • Working with Engineering and other Buyer Planners on engineering change process and establishing effectivity dates. 
  • Collaborating with Manufacturing/Operations on determining supply risks and mitigation plans. Determining root cause to line outs and development of containment plans.
  • Translating MRP to purchasing requirements. Communicating supply readiness, risks and issues to stakeholders
  • Analyzing MRP data, and other relevant factors to assess supply risks.
  • Ensuring that kanban signals and MRP reflect shifts in demand requirements.
  • Identifies key risks to supply chain and impacts to supply continuity.
  • Runs routine MRP and detailed reports to determine purchasing actions to take. Analyzes data and provides daily updates on supply status and line outs to stakeholders.
  • Resolving supply issues through expediting with suppliers, negotiating with Service Parts Planning, working with Engineering to determine alternative supply solutions.

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