Job Description

Our client is seeking an experienced Buyer/Planner to lead Supply Chain Management operations at their facility in the Pottstown, PA area.  As a manufacturer of consumer products with a variety of offerings, we are looking for someone to accelerate the company’s continued growth!

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Track orders of products and raw materials; this includes invoice approval for import containers, receipt in system, preparation of transfer orders, etc.
  • Review and approve import invoices from brokers and suppliers; this involves summarizing costs of imported items.
  • Monitor confirmations of issued Purchase Orders [PO’s].
  • Maintain monthly cost summaries of raw materials, especially with major chemical purchases.
  • Review receipts against the ERP/MRP system to find errors.
  • Update freight costs in system prior to cost rolls.
  • Order non-inventory items as needed (e.g. office supplies, etc.).
  • Review the MRP/ERP system and standardize the ordering of repetitive items (routine items that are easier to monitor) / the process of placing PO’s with suppliers.
  • Begin learning more complex ordering processes.
  • Travel to our corporate office, as needed.
  • Other duties may be assigned, as needed.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Finance or Accounting).
  • 3 years of professional experience working in Supply Chain Management (e.g. Procurement / Purchasing, Inventory Planning, etc.) in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience working with a manufacturer of consumer products / Consumer Packaged Goods [CPG] is a plus!
  • Experience working with importing products and/or raw materials is a plus!
  • Proven ability to work with technical tools / systems; hands-on experience working with ERP or MRP systems (especially Infor) is strongly preferred!
  • Strong attention-to-detail; experience with problem-resolution, trend analysis, and process improvement are strongly preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

Application Instructions

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