Job Listing Description


PDS Tech is seeking a Buyer/Planner in Olathe, KS:

Responsibilities include: 

• Acting as a liaison between Sourcing and all other interfacing organizations to plan, coordinate and implement strategies for all Supply Chain activities related to fulfilling manufacturing and aftermarket requirements. 

• Due to interface with global suppliers (time zone differences), the desirable candidate will need to be flexible on the hours worked. 

• This individual plans, schedules, and administrates purchase orders to ensure quality hardware is delivered on time. 

• Maintains proper inventory levels per order policy. Interacts with personnel throughout the site with frequent outside contacts to discuss/negotiate difficult technical problems. 

• Incumbent works under general direction with specified suppliers and hardware. Plans and schedules purchase orders in accordance with the production requirements as shown in the SAP ERP system. 

• Manages inventory to a specified inventory plan as required to support the production schedule 

• Researches and provides constant feedback to department and management relative to material shortages and supplier’s capacity and capabilities. 

• Demonstrates an active commitment to continuous improvement in the areas of Quality, Cost, Delivery and Lead Time. 

• Have effective interpersonal and communication skills with all levels of employees and management. High degree of confidence, objectivity, tact, diplomacy and ethical conduct is essential. 

• Demonstrated ability in negotiations, planning and hardware administration procedures 


Basic Qualifications: 

• Bachelor's degree in business or technical field recommended with minimum 2 years of purchasing. 6 years buying experience in lieu of a degree. 

Additional Qualifications: 

• Project Management Experience 

• Must be proficient in MRP (SAP experience a plus). 

• Six Sigma Certification a plus. 

• Aerospace Experience 

• Experience in an automated EDI environment is preferred. 

• Knowledge of production control and material manufacturing methods is highly desired. 

• Prior experience in manufacturing. 

• Ability to multi-task projects and assess priorities in a complex and demanding environment. 

• Ability to handle multiple customers/priorities with minimal supervision under challenging conditions 

• Demonstrated experience and leadership in order management and logistics. 

• Possesses excellent verbal and written communication & presentation skills. 

• Proficient in MS Office Applications 

• Prior experience in E-Auction Marketplace 

Job Number: 1810082201
Job Location: Olathe, KS
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 03/16/2018
Attention: Marjorie Santiago-Marquez
Address: 11828 W CENTRAL STE 100
City, State: WICHITA, KS 67212-5129
Phone: 316/729-1800
800 Phone: 800/333-8644
Fax Phone: 316/729-1857

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