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Company: Taylor-Dunn Manufacturing Co.
Location: Anaheim
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact this employer to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process. Buyer/Planner 30+ days ago Requisition ID: 1068 Salary Range: $70,000.00 To 85,000.00 Annually Waev Inc. is an electric mobility OEM founded in 2021 to manufacture, distribute, market, and support the GEM, Taylor-Dunn and Tiger brands. GEM was the first commercially-produced, street-legal low-speed vehicle in the United States. GEMs shuttle people and goods across city centers, residential communities, government campuses, colleges and universities, and other micro-environments. Founded in 1949, Taylor-Dunn burden carriers, personnel carriers, and stockchasers have been trusted solutions in a broad range of commercial environments and provide premium reliability, safety features, and all-electric efficiency for industrial grade applications. Tiger heavy-duty tow tractors have been towing cargo, baggage, parcel, and other equipment in ground support applications since 1981. Waev's headquarters and factory are located in Anaheim, California.JOB SUMMARYAs a Buyer Planner, you will manage the supply base to ensure that all suppliers meet our four sourcing priorities: Delivery, Quality, New Product Integration, and Cost Competitiveness. As well as, lead coordination of resources and schedules cross-functionally to support production vehicles. Working with the commodity team, you will execute according to established commodity strategy.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBLITIES:Leadership:

  • Lead coordination of resources between multiple departments to assist in the development, launch, production, and continuation support of production vehicles from multiple facilities.
  • Conduct business within established supplier relationships. -
  • Schedules each purchase order as needed to support the production schedule or requisition requirement, maintaining a minimum of inventory, while being responsive to manufacturing and other departments' needs.
  • Identify and communicate internally any supplier concerns or opportunities. Support cost recovery initiatives.
  • Support problem resolution discussions with suppliers and ensures the adequacy and timeliness of supplier correction action plans.
  • Coordinate the implementation of cost reduction projects and supplier consolidation.
  • Monitor cost, schedule, technical, and drawing release status of projects and lead corrective actions as required.
  • Enter cost changes, assign selected suppliers, and support sourcing projects.
  • Prepare and solicit requests for quotes and proposals based on the defined commodity strategy.
  • Coordinate and communicate new component releases and design changes with suppliers and engineering. -Sourcing Priority Management: -
    • Support part shortages and drive delivery issues from suppliers as needed.
    • Execute on approved cost reduction projects. Maintain and measure cost reduction projects. Work with suppliers to resolve price and invoice discrepancies.
    • Support supplier quality function in determining root cause, necessary containment and counter measure activities for quality related issues.
    • Monitor and drive supplier performance for assigned categories to ensure suppliers are meeting Waev requirements for quality and delivery.
    • Monitor supplier lead-times and production capacity improvement initiatives to ensure schedule flexibility.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
      • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration or equivalent working experience in the technical area is required.
      • 3+ years of purchasing or relevant experience (negotiating skills, materials planning, ERPs (SAP) data structure, MRP process and data flows)KNOWLEGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES -
        • Effective negotiation, decision making, flexibility, and problem-solving skills.
        • Excellent written & verbal communication within team and cross-functionally.
        • Ability to creatively source for alternate suppliers.
        • Highly organized and effective in managing multiple priorities and deadlines.
        • Ability to professionally represent Waev by developing productive working relationships with suppliers.
        • Capable of reading and interpreting engineering documentation and technical data.
        • Fundamental knowledge of KBM MRP and web-based business systems desired.
        • Knowledge of project management tools and ability to assist in tasks assigned by Project Managers.WORKING CONDITIONS
          • Environment: Fast-paced office/manufacturing/warehouse environmentEEO Statement
            Waev Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Taylor-Dunn Manufacturing Co., Anaheim , Buyer/Planner, Professions , Anaheim, California

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