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Buyer/Planner

Company: JBT Corporation
Location: Riverside
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

JBT Diversified Food & Health is a prime solutions and equipment provider within the fruit and vegetable industry segment. From preparation to preservation, conveying and packaging, our comprehensive range of technologies captures the freshness, taste, texture, appearance and nutritional value of fresh and processed fruit and vegetable products, and we have a fantastic opportunity for a Buyer/Planner to join our team!This position is to support our food grade chemical and label product lines. The ideal candidate will have the ability to take ownership of their day-to-day responsibilities, work cross-functionally when needed and effectively communicate as any issues arise. Experience in chemicals, food processing equipment or FDA requirements is highly desirable. Also, having a background in working with international suppliers as well as a working knowledge of international ocean and air freight will help in your success.Continuous improvement of supplier performance in the areas of quality, delivery and paperwork accuracy by evaluating performance results and generating corrective action plans to suppliers.Responsible for the sourcing of new and existing components and services in support of supplier base management strategies.Responsible for annual and on-going price negotiations in support of product line cost control strategies.communicate and resolve material non-conformances with suppliers as required.Resolve any Accounts Payable invoicing issues.Manage AFE's for the purchasing/planning department.Prepare and analyze monthly PPV report - SOX requirement.Prepare monthly open PO report for SOX requirement.Perform MRP exception analysis on a weekly basis.Effectively manage inventory in support of budget and inventory turn objectives.Analyze and disposition excess and obsolete inventories.Responsible for the on-going and annual development of standard costs for assigned components and equipment.Evaluate annually, establish and maintain operating system inventory modifiers.Monitor customer order shipment requirements on a weekly basis to assure those commitments are met.Support the Manufacturing Floor, as needed, to improve the product quality, manufacturing methods and material flow.Support the service and engineering organizations in the area of resolving quality issues and/or developing product line improvements.Monitor and process engineering changes to assure proper implementation.Meet all monthly safety requirements as established by the HSE Department.Attend all required site Safety Training sessions or complete and submit make-up materials to HSE.Comply with all safety policies and guidelines.5+ years Buyer experience required.Bachelor Degree, APICS or CPM preferred.Excellent written and communication skills.Complete working knowledge of fully integrated business systems.Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & Power Point).JD Edwards experience a plus.Understanding of Lean/Six Sigma methodology.Experience with Kanban, reorder point or min/max inventory strategies.Ability to identify deficiencies in a process and put together a continuous improvement plan.Working knowledge of KPI's including price, OTD, quality, inventory and safety.History of building great relationships within the organization as well as with suppliers.Experience in price negotiations and have the ability to hold suppliers accountable for ship/on dock dates.Ability to travel on occasion.BENEFITSJBT Corporation offers the growth potential of a company with a developing technology that is unique in its field, plus frequent company-sponsored events and a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage and 401(k) plan.

Keywords: JBT Corporation, Riverside , Buyer/Planner, Other , Riverside, California

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