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Supply Chain Buyer/ Planner



Meyer DC, is expanding and growing. We are a Northeast Ohio based company with over 75 years as a national distributor and industry leader in health and wellness product distribution. We are committed to fostering an environment that creates continuous learning opportunities and encourages professional development and growth. We are driven by our core values and exceptional customer service.


We are currently looking for a Supply Chain?Buyer/Planner. The buyer planner will be responsible for managing externally sourced goods for inventory optimization, customer order fulfillment and cost reductions. This role also manages demand planning addresses supplier performance issues, including on time delivery and packaging. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational, analytical and negotiation skills as well as verbal and written communication skills. They must be able to meet deadlines and thrive in a fast paced environment.


Responsibilities:


? ?Interact with suppliers to communicate delivery expectations, forecasts, lead time management, and material expedites or delays as well as drive cost reduction and improvement opportunities.


? ?Evaluate forecasts to improve inventory positions and drive key performance metrics


o ?Inventory turns


o ?Line fill and order fill rates


o ?Customer backorders


? ?Interact with Sales and Operations teams to manage orders and improve effective delivery


? ?Coordinate supply requirements with operations and quality assurance to accurately ensure adequate supply and efficient supply/inventory levels


? ?Purchase supplies and equipment by establishing minimum and maximum inventory levels and reorder quantities that ensures appropriate stock levels are available to meet Sales demand


? ?Establish and/or improve procedures to verify incoming shipments, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories. Assist in maintaining the Supply Chain planning systems?


? ?Assist Supply Chain by expediting orders, confirming orders, coordinating returns to vendors communicating discrepancies to vendors.


? ?Assist in the set up of new SKU?s, rationalization of expiring SKU?s as well as the maintenance of the existing SKU base


? ?Model, analyze, and recommend changes to existing forecasts


? ?Gather and analyze data related to all Supply Chain projects


? ?Create ad hoc reporting and analysis as required by the needs of the business


? ?Work closely with Sales and Supply Chain to proactively meet changing demands


Requirements:


? ?3-5years experience in Supply Chain


? ?Experience with ORACLE and planning software


? ?Advanced knowledge of Excel


? ?Microsoft Word products


We offer:


? ?Competitive salary and bonus


? ?Career path planning and growth opportunities


? ?Opportunities to participate in committees related to company culture, environmental sustainability and charity work


? ?On site fitness center, personal training, health risk assessments and walking trail


? ?Paid days for charity participation


? ?Comprehensive benefits package


? ?Mountain Climber program








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