Supply Chain Buyer/Planner

  • Job Reference: 473428536-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Avery Dennison
  • Location: Mentor, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Management & Supervisors, Restaurant & Service
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Description Avery Dennison is seeking a Supply Chain Buyer/Planner to join our Reflective Solutions business located at our Painesville, OH site. As the Supply Chain Buyer/Planner, you will use your skills and experience to become an integral member of our Reflectives Global Supply Chain team. This key role will supervise and handle the Painesville plant material flow to support Operations by buying, planning, implementing and supervising the overall supply chain strategy to increase efficiency and production for the Reflective sheeting business. This role will have regular cross functional collaboration with Operations, Customer Service, and R&D. Key Accountabilities Raw materials planning & purchasing and Inventory management: Drive materials replenishment plan to minimize cost and handle inventory to optimum levels without impacting customer service level. Prioritize external customer and global regional internal orders based on requested order dates, production campaigns, and manufacturing capacity. Create and maintain supplier stocking strategies and/or VMI programs. Participates in the Painesville plant physical inventory process, when needed. Supplier management: Build and maintain good relationships and lasting partnerships with the global supply base. Collaborate with Global Procurement to maintain supplier pricing tables. Establish and maintain suppliers and parts in the system. Engage suppliers through regular supplier meetings and create supplier performance scorecards. Gain insights into industry trends and supplier operations. Back up at the site level to production scheduling and other planner/buyer for other portfolios. Projects: Initiate or lead efforts in projects on planning optimization, inventory reduction, service improvement and supply chain processes. Conduct root cause analysis. Support product transitions and new product introductions. Qualifications Education & Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering, System Engineering, Operations Management, or Supply Chain Management. At least 3 years relevant experience in manufacturing, planning, scheduling or purchasing. APICS, CPM, or equivalent certifications in supply planning and inventory management preferred Knowledge & Skills Good working knowledge of Supply / Demand Planning, MRP and ERP concepts. Excellent analytical skills with problem solving abilities. Strong knowledge of manufacturing and supply chain processes. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, critical thinking skills. Familiar with process documentation and improvement. Ability to use ELS problem solving tools to identify root cause. (A3 Thinking) Personal Attributes: Proactive and collaborative style with a sense of ownership in performance and service related issues. Ability to work under pressure and ambiguity. Ability to work well with all levels of management and employees. Self motivated and result oriented with minimal supervision. Adaptable, flexible, a fast learner and a problem solver. Excellent teammate with a positive "can do" demeanor. Excellent project management skills with ability to prioritize challenging initiatives PIQ Additional Information Who we are Our Story: Avery dennison is everywhere you look: We not only embrace change… we drive it. Our culture is innovative and collaborative - where bold ideas turn into action. We are committed to workplace diversity, both for employees and for the business. We are a force for good, embedded in industries and communities worldwide. We are challenging ourselves and others to reach higher and think bigger to improve the quality of all life. Avery Dennison is a great place to work for everyone. We offer: Structured learning and development Mentoring program Competitive total rewards Commitment to Sustainability At Avery Dennison we do what we love and we love what we do. We look forward to receiving your application. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. If you require accommodations to view or apply for a job, alternative methods are available to submit an application. Please contact or to discuss reasonable accommodations. PandoLogic. Keywords: Supply Chain Planner, Location: Mentor, OH - 44060