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Buyer / Planner 1

Company: Ametek, Inc.
Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Ametek, Inc.

Your Impact:We are looking for enthusiastic talent to join our team as a Buyer / Planner, eager to learn the business and develop and grow within our organization. In this role, you will be responsible for all purchasing activities associated with supporting production and after sales service and parts requirements for an assigned product line. Specifically, you will take ownership for fulfillment of all Purchase Orders based on Atlas' master production schedule including the line management of independent customer demands.We offer a hybrid work schedule sharing the week from our Mt. Prospect office and work-from-home. Key Responsibilities:

  • Create, release, and monitor purchase orders, expediting and rescheduling as needed, to meet production schedules and customer requests while achieving on-time shipment and inventory investment objectives
  • Manage supplier relationships for assigned suppliers including quality issues, benchmarking, pricing, corrective action, performance reporting, etc.
  • Identify and drive continuous improvement projects, efficiencies and strategies in accordance with budget goals by partnering with internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage inventory investment in accordance with business objectives.
  • Manage, implement, and communicate engineering changes with production team and suppliers.
  • Define and maintain purchasing / planning parameters for assigned items in ERP system Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in business or operations management or equivalent experience
    • 4+ years of related experience and/or training
    • Practical knowledge of leading-edge purchasing strategies
    • Experience maintaining managing supply relationships in an ISO0001 certified company
    • Strong drive for continuous process and productivity improvement
    • Demonstrated negotiation skills and ability to develop successful relationships with internal and external customers
    • Sourcing/purchasing/quality certification such as (CPM, CPIM, CIRM, CQE, CSCP) desirable
    • Proficient in MS Office applications and strong understanding of MRP systems and their operation
    • Advanced MS Excel proficiency preferred Why Atlas?For more than 100 years, Atlas has been a leader in materials durability testing, offering a complete line of weathering testing instrumentation, laboratory, and outdoor testing services. Headquartered in Mount Prospect, IL, Atlas employs over 250 colleagues around the world and operates major facilities in the US and Germany. Acquired by AMETEK in 2010, Atlas Material Testing is a business unit within AMETEK's Measurement, Communication and Testing Division. We service several markets including automotive, paint and coatings, plastics and additives, textiles, pharmaceutical and consumer products, architecture, aerospace, photovoltaics, and packaging. Atlas offers a competitive benefits package that encompasses Health Vision and Dental Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401(k) plus matching, Flexible Spending Account, Life, Supplemental Life, and Disability Insurance, Referral Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Discount and Professional Development.Website:

Keywords: Ametek, Inc., Mount Prospect , Buyer / Planner 1, Other , Mount Prospect, Illinois

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