Buyer/Planner - G00513
GDKN Corporation - Phoenix, AZ

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*****Description:
The VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory) Specialist will coordinate with various functions and the external supply base to decrease Client's inventory requirements while increasing the value-added services of our Suppliers. The VMI Specialist will identify opportunities and develop/increase Supplier contributions that result in Vendor Owned Inventory, Pull Systems, and even Turn-Key solutions as appropriate to meet the site's goals and objectives. The Supply Specialist is a link between Global Sourcing and local Operations.

******Essential functions:
  • Lead Supplier Replenishment Solutions (SRS) implementation efforts by coordinating the activities of local and site leadership, personnel, and contractors
  • Expand VMI program
  • Organize and maintain metrics around key processes to drive efficiencies into our operations relative to procurement activities
  • Benchmark internal and external SRS implementations and processes
  • Work with suppliers to negotiate, create, and sign SRS/Pull contracts and contract addendums to increase our kanban penetration within the market
  • Review Site purchase parts to determine appropriate replenishment strategy
  • Monitoring Trigger Failure resolution
  • Coordinate the final VMI/Pull parts list with the CM for contract updates
  • Coordinate stocking levels, ABC classifications, and implementation dates with suppliers
  • Coordinate part implementation with site material masters and contract administrators
  • Track and monitor parts implemented
  • Capture saves per Aero Savings workbook segregated by VMI / Pull / Dist
  • Flow savings to Aero AOP register
  • Update Pull Master File with parts on VMI / Pull / IPS / Dist / Drop Ship
  • Make presentations and educate suppliers on VMI/Pull Process
*****Tactical functions:
  • Daily Tier SRS Accountability Meetings
  • Weekly Standup SRS Inventory Reviews
  • Weekly Standard Work Reports
  • SRS Data Management
  • Bin Recalculations (Webplan)
  • Contract Report (Business Objects)
  • SRS Material Master History snapshot (SAP)
  • Monthly Inventory save Analysis (SAP, Excel, Access)
  • Implement Kanban to achieve $1M+ Working Capital Save
  • Audit Support, Preparations, and Presentations
  • Strategic mindset and extraordinary bias for action
  • Bias for digitization to improve competitiveness and speed
******Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in business, engineering, supply chain or related discipline; and 2 years in at least one or more areas of Purchasing, Process Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Quality Engineering, Sourcing, Scheduling, MRP or Inventory Management
  • Associates Degree in business, engineering, supply chain or related discipline; and 4 years in at least one or more areas of Purchasing, Process Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Quality Engineering, Sourcing, Scheduling, MRP or Inventory Management
  • Minimum 3 years experience procurement technology and tools including ERP related Materials Management functionality
  • 5 years experience with Microsoft Excel required (pivot tables, V-Lookups)
  • US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident required for import/export restrictions
****Additional Qualifications:
  • SAP strongly desired
  • VMI/Pull Experience
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook) and other computer systems
  • Experience presenting to various stakeholders
  • Business Objects experience preferred
  • Continuous Improvement experience desired
  • Six Sigma Greenbelt or Lean Expert preferred
Please get a copy of the diploma/GED for educational verification or possible waiver if needed for HIRERIGHT process.
  • At this time, this is a contract position for 6 months but Client can extend upto 24 months if needed.
CANDIDATES MUST BE OF U.S. CITIZENSHIP

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