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Buyer Planner

Company: Johnson Controls International
Location: Wichita
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

Day-to-Day: As a Buyer Planner for our client's plant in Wichita, you will be responsible for the materials plan and execution for all new products, as well as the material depletion plan for all sunset products. This will involve working with the site materials and production teams to ensure minimal obsolete inventory impact from sunset products, and on-time delivery to the product launch schedule for new products.

Develop a robust project plan for each specific new product introduction as it relates to the procurement, and execution of the materials through the operation.

Monitor, track and report on adherence to the project plan through clear assignment of actions with owners and dates.

Monitor and track inventory levels of raw, WIP, and finished goods for incoming and exiting products.

Coordinate with engineering, materials, and manufacturing to strategically utilize all materials that are marked for obsolescence natural depletion or active substitution.

Coordinates with Manufacturing, Production Schedulers, Quality and Engineering to assure that materials are on site in a timely manner to facilitate speedy and accurate parts availability to meet customer demands.

Maintains Replenishment signals to assure a smooth flow of materials to the Manufacturing floor and enable Operational efficiency.

Develops the handover process from a product being introduced to running in full production.

Manage consignment programs for materials and purchasing agreements for commodity items.

Maintains effective working relationship and communication with all departments.

Operates within budget and contributes to the overall need for being cost competitive.


Bachelor's degree

APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) certification

Minimum of one (1) year of SAP experience within materials

Experience with inventory forecasting, developing supplier schedules and reducing scheduling variances

Associate degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum of six (6) years of scheduling or planning experience in a warehouse, purchasing or logistics role

Experience utilizing a SAP

Proficiency using MS Office Suite

Strong project management skills

Keywords: Johnson Controls International, Wichita , Buyer Planner, Other , Wichita, Kansas

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