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Materials Buyer/Planner Specialist

Company: Baker Hughes
Location: Billerica
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

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The Materials Buyer/Planner Specialist will be responsible for all day to day activities focused on the procurement, planning and delivery of assigned material and suppliers. This includes but is not limited to completing all MRP requirements, NCRs, MRB issues. In this role, you will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term and long-term planning.

As a Materials Buyer/Planner Specialist, you will be responsible for:

  • Interfacing with Production, Planning, Sourcing and suppliers to schedule the receipt of material to meet production demands
  • Scheduling materials, updating delivery dates, procurement follow-up and expediting suppliers
  • Evaluating and driving resolution on all manufacturing material quality and supply issues
  • Working with the sales and operations team to convert the demand plans into physical orders. Understands business trends, opportunities and how they impact the demand forecast.
  • Analyzing incoming demand: identifies order exceptions, misalignment with product rationalization strategy and opportunities to utilize existing inventory
  • Planning and schedules order timelines to be consistent with customer requirements while minimizing inventory and shipping costs
  • Working with the Product Line/Sales/Service Delivery to prioritize deliver dates as needed (push outs, pull-ins)
  • Performing various material management analysis such as statistical material consumption and forecasts, aged inventory, aged PO, in-transit material analysis, safety stock, etc.
  • Implementing inventory stocking strategies
  • Monitoring levels of safety stock, global and ageing inventory and works with regions and manufacturing plants to address accordingly
  • Assisting with product life cycle management for new and obsolete products to ensure they are incorporated into the S&OP process
  • Assisting in driving product line make to stock (MTS), make to order (MTO), configure to order (CTO) and engineer to order (ETO) standards are implemented in the S&OP process
  • Evaluating current and anticipated requirements, determining potential risks and managing suppliers to meet business needs
  • Determining overdue risks as it relates to parts, identifying key drivers and managing plans to mitigate those risks

    To be successful in this role you will:
    • Have a bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management or related field or equivalent experience (8+ years' experience)
    • Have experience in order management, inventory optimization and management, asset utilization and management
    • Have intermediate knowledge of SAP and MRP functionality
    • Have strategic thinking with tactical execution with a sense of urgency
    • Be able to work with and influence stakeholders

      Desired Characteristics (not required but preferred)
      • Certifications; APICS Certification

        Work in a way that works for you

        We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:
        • Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive

          Working with us

          Our people are at the heart of what we do at Baker Hughes. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

          Working for you

          Our inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we have to push the boundaries today. We prioritize rewarding those who embrace change with a package that reflects how much we value their input. Join us, and you can expect:
          • Contemporary work-life balance policies and wellbeing activities
          • Comprehensive private medical care options
          • Safety net of life insurance and disability programs
          • Tailored financial programs
          • Additional elected or voluntary benefits

            About Us

            With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner, and more efficient.

            Join Us

            Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will energize and inspire you!

            As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities in which we operate, this role requires full vaccination for COVID-19 prior to beginning work.About Us:
            With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.

            Join Us:
            Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values innovation and progress? Join us and become part of a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Let's come together and take energy forward.

            Baker Hughes Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Keywords: Baker Hughes, Billerica , Materials Buyer/Planner Specialist, Other , Billerica, Massachusetts

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