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. Director of Materials. 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
Generate and issue purchase orders (PO) and maintain PO data
accuracy. 2. Monitor and control cost, schedule and scope of
assigned contracts to assure best quality at 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. 3. 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 supplier.
Communicate forecast/demand analysis internally and externally. 4 .
Manage all other aspects of the procurement process.
Manage consumables such as packaging and labeling Review and
negotiate to 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 1. BS/BA degree or equivalent
experience 2. Minimum 7 years of material planning experience
within a PCBA manufacturing environment 3. Document and
presentation software: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe
Acrobat 4. Document control software: Agile 5. Enterprise Resource
Planning software: Oracle 6. Data mining, analysis, and reporting
Company Description Originally established in 1991 and in the
heart of Silicon Valley, our demographic covers a wide range of
industrial applications that include, but are not limited to,
Aerospace, Automotive, Communication, and Embedded, Medical,
Enterprise, and Video Surveillance industries.
Unigen offers a time to market advantage to our customers by
providing NPI and best in class Contract Manufacturing Services
that allows them to design, build, ship, and service their
solutions worldwide. Unigen and its affiliates have 320,000+ square
feet of global facilities located in the USA, Vietnam, China, Hong
Kong, Taiwan, and Malaysia. We combine the advantages of a
vertically integrated model along with our low-cost manufacturing
base. We enable customers to optimize product life cycles, from
development through mass production to end of life. Unigen is
ISO-9001/ISO-14001/ ISO-13485 certified and provides a wide range
of supply chain offerings, NPI prototype build, and ODM and
Validation Test services to global Fortune 1000 companies.
We take pride in giving our customers the best possible
experience. Our teams in Newark and Vietnam will follow your order
from the time of receipt to the final shipment of the product. We
are committed to your success by making your requirements
accessible, cost-effective and on time every time.