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Buyer/Planner

at Millennium Health

Posted: 8/10/2019
Job Status: Full-Time/Regular
Job Reference #: 2484

Job Description

Tracking Code
2441
Job Description

Buyer/Planner-San Diego

WHO WE ARE - Millennium Health is a leading health solutions company that delivers accurate, timely, clinically actionable information to inform the right treatment decisions for each patient. Millennium Health offers a comprehensive suite of services including Millennium PGT and Millennium UDT, which can be used to better tailor patient care. More information can be found at www.millenniumhealth.com.

The Buyer/Planner is responsible for purchasing and planning of supplies & services using scheduling techniques and materials requirement planning for the Production and Sales.

  • Create and maintain forecast and plan assigned commodities at the SKU level.
  • Place purchase orders with suppliers for the procurement of material, parts, services as required by forecast and the production schedule.
  • Manage suppliers to reduce costs, improve quality, control inventories and ensure timely flow of material.
  • Proactively report material availability issues.
  • Monitor status of open purchase orders to ensure on-time delivery of all materials, including timely resolution, communication and mitigation of future potential problems.
  • Expedite or defer orders as required based on schedule/inventory changes
  • Determine and establish optimal inventory levels based on forecast, demand variation and material lead times.
  • Coordinate material flows and the introduction of new suppliers and/or materials
  • Manage the company flow or materials between warehouse locations
  • Manage and resolve issues regarding PO to invoice discrepancies, returns and quality problems with suppliers
  • Setup & maintain material master system planning parameters (re-order level, MOQ, lead time, safety stocks)
  • Collaborate with internal customers and provide a high level of customer service, including recommending solutions, resources, and alternative supply options
  • Inventory adjustments and reconciliations
  • Obtain internal approvals, prepare and enter PO in Great Plains for confirmed/approved orders. Document and communicate PO to suppliers.
  • Verify receipt of material on POs and enter receipts in Great Plains.
  • Conduct frequent partial physical inventory audits to verify accuracy of computer and workbooks records; coordinate a complete count of all physical inventory monthly.
  • Ensure and promote compliance to Company and Procurement policies and procedures
  • Provide back-up support for supply chain functions including shipping, receiving, material handling and other duties as assigned
Required Skills

  • Strong sense of urgency & attention to detail
  • Excellent organization, communication and follow-up skills
  • Ability to self-direct and take constructive action in ambiguous situations
  • Analytical with a methodical approach to problem solving
  • Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (oral & written)
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing priorities
  • Experience buying chemical raw materials preferable.
  • Working knowledge of systems preferably Great Plains.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to details.
Required Experience
  • BS/BA in Supply Chain, Business, Logistics and/or equivalent work experience
  • 5-7 years of experience in a buyer/planner/material scheduler role working for a direct manufacturer (required)
  • Expert applied knowledge of forecasting, MRP, supply chain, inventory management and warehousing disciplines
  • Proficient with MS Office – advanced skills with MS Excel

Millennium Health offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package.

Millennium Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and E-Verify participant. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status

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Job Location
San Diego, California, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular