United Technologies Corporation Buyer/Planner in Ashland, Massachusetts

Job ID: 71956BR

City: Ashland

State: Massachusetts

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

The Buyer / Planner role will be a customer-centric employee that will focus their include planning, purchasing and monitoring inventory for current products along with new product launches. They will manage daily order scheduling, collaborate with production, finance/accounting, and engineering departments to meet company objectives. They will also perform analysis of cost savings, monitor price changes, manage supplier relationships, negotiate and establish new suppliers as needed. They will use internal data via our ERP system and other applicable sources to improve overall factory performance through cost various reduction strategies.Incumbent---s responsibilities will generally focus on the following:--- Production Planning & Scheduling--- Purchasing material and sales order management --- Develop and manage parts/purchasing strategies via ERP system--- Managing supplier relations and pricing--- Material disposition via the ECO/ECI process--- Planning and scheduling activities within the Operations organization--- Generates material requirements based on manufacturing production schedules; reviews and processes purchase orders to meet the needs of production--- Adjusts due dates, quantities, and shipments as appropriate to meet production needs; ensures dates are communicated to and agreed with the supplier--- Participation in any corresponding meetings with an understanding of all ECO changes being implemented--- Quickly and pro-actively identifies any potential materials supply issues, communicates and seeks resolution--- Responsible for small projects or multiple tasks within functional discipline--- Makes significant contribution to their team by applying their knowledge of the discipline--- Works with moderate guidance on projects with short-term focus--- Has a solid understanding of the fundamentals of the discipline and role---continuing to develop specialized knowledge| --- Bachelor's degree --- CPIM Certification desired--- Must be able to work within a team atmosphere and contribute by applying their acquired functional knowledge to daily business demands--- Must be proficient in Excel and all Microsoft office products--- Working knowledge of JD Edwards preferred--- Eager to learn and multi-task in a high volume, time sensitive environment| 3---5 years--- experience in an operations planning/purchasing environment

Qualification: Must be able to work within a team atmosphere and contribute by applying their acquired functional knowledge to daily business demands--- Must be proficient in Excel and all Microsoft office products--- Working knowledge of JD Edwards preferred--- Eager to learn and multi-task in a high volume, time sensitive environment| 3---5 years--- experience in an operations planning/purchasing environment

Education: Bachelor's degree --- CPIM Certification desired

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

Must be able to work within a team atmosphere and contribute by applying their acquired functional knowledge to daily business demands--- Must be proficient in Excel and all Microsoft office products--- Working knowledge of JD Edwards preferred--- Eager to learn and multi-task in a high volume, time sensitive environment| 3---5 years--- experience in an operations planning/purchasing environment

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.