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Company: Unigen
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: Buyer

Job Overview:

Buyer analyzes and makes purchase decisions, coordinates purchasing activities with internal groups and suppliers, and is responsible for procurement business system data input and integrity and cost control in purchasing. Reports to the Senior Director of Global Supply Chain Operations located at the Unigen Headquarters in Newark, CA.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  1. Purchase materials, using engineering and production schedules to maintain inventory at planned levels;
  • Collect quotations,
  • Examine bids and make awards,
  • Manage inventory according to established guidelines and targets,
  • Generate and issue purchase orders (PO) and maintain PO data accuracy,
  1. Monitor and control cost, schedule, and scope of assigned contracts to assure the best quality at the best value;
  • Coordinate excess for Part Number Change (PNC) and/or negotiate buy-back to supplier,
  • Manage RFQ for new business and revise existing OEM/CM price monthly/quarterly,
  • Manage key component replacement and new revision, shortage allocation, and risk-buy,
  • Recommend to management, cost-saving proposals including make-versus-buy analysis and alternative sourcing,
  1. Monitor, coordinate, and communicate the movement of materials through the production cycle to determine required materials purchases;
  • Review product roadmap quarterly with engineers and suppliers, coordinate SPCN, EOL process, and LTB activities,
  • Analyze floor stock min/max program to address shortages with suppliers,
  • Communicate forecast/demand analysis internally and externally,
  1. Manage all other aspects of the procurement process;
  • Manage consumables such as packaging and labeling,
  • Review and negotiate expedite freight charges,
  • Follow up with Accounts Payable to resolve payment issues,

Perform other duties and tasks related to the Buyer as assigned

Key Requirements and Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 7 years of material planning experience within a PCBA manufacturing environment

Keywords: Unigen, Newark , Buyer, Other , Newark, California

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