Role details

Sr Buyer/Planner - Global Consumer Packaged Goods Company

Huntington Beach   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Experience in Consumer Packaged Goods, Cosmetics, Mass market retail
  • Materials Planning

About Our Client

Our client is a global cosmetics company.We are looking for a Sr Buyer / Planner to support departments with procurement needs by managing new launches, reorders, and other special projects in adherence with the monthly production plan and managing inventory levels.

Job Description

    • Validate executable plan with Contract Manufacturer on monthly basis
    • Collaborate with the Contract Manufacturer to sequence and manage the production within the month based on customer needs
    • Ongoing review of production plan against Contract Manufacturer capacity and supply chain
    • Create new item codes and bill of material, manage relevant master data
    • Manage timing and deliveries for product launches once concept is determined and schedules are finalized based on both Component Supplier and Contract Manufacturer
    • Manage scorecard performance and review with Contract Manufacturers
    • Evaluate ongoing order quantities to balance the best cost while managing target inventory levels
    • Proactively manage inventory to track Excess & Obsolete and report on a monthly basis
    • Resolve receiving discrepancies as needed prior to or after creating a receipt
    • Monitor finished goods in-transit and blocked invoices to ensure timely resolution of issues
    • Work with the Inventory Analyst to resolve any component shortages as needed
    • Aid in yearly physical inventory counting at every Contract Manufacturer
    • Issue any alerts to all internal stakeholders and drive resolution
    • Maintain and continue to build a healthy relationship with existing Contract Manufacturers as well as developing relationships with new Contract Manufacturers

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree required in Finance/Engineering/Supply Chain or similar discipline
  • 2-5 years buying and/or planning experience
  • Experience in Consumer Packaged Goods, Cosmetics, Mass market retail or similar environment is preferred
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Materials Requirement Planning
  • Ability to interface with local and corporate personnel at various organizational levels. This includes external suppliers.
  • SAP experience preferred, but not required

What's on Offer

Comprehensive salary + yearly bonus + full benefits + great company culture

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