Opa-Locka, FL 33056
Aerospace and Defense Technical is hiring a Buyer Associate
The Buyer Associate assists in conducting distribution and network studies to maximize the efficiency of MRO operations
Analyzes distribution and storage of goods to minimize costs and maximize profitability, and forecasts inventory levels requirements in order to achieve desired delivery times and order fill rates.
Manages various consigned materials programs and serves as the business unit point of contact between the service centers and the consignee
Maintain team metrics to assist in the daily management/performance of the team (OTD report weekly, Open PO report, Open PR Report) Complete OTD updates in the system, work with suppliers on delivery assurance/expediting, coordinate with program planners to ensure OTD Support data cleanup activities for system accuracy.
Coordinate with planners on scrap rates to ensure demand/forecasting is communicated to supply base (safety stock, min/max recommendations)
Develops and maintains various measures and metrics to monitor inventory levels and identify trends
Coordinates movement of inventory within the service center network as needed
Assists with implementation, improvement, and maintenance of the inventory module of the business system
Develops and improves inventory procedures, reporting mechanisms, and training modules
Develops and implements new inventory stocking methods (i.e. Kanban, POU, consignment)
Maintains all system supply chain setups
Places material orders
Monitors order status and follows up on past due orders
Performs other duties as assigned
3+ years’ experience
Demonstrated analytical ability
Excellent communication skills
Ability to interface with all levels of personnel
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
Ability to make decisions that impact strategic goals concerning inventory, WIP, and throughput
Working knowledge of planning business system operation, SAP, and query report write
US Citizenship required
HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.
Patrick Brickhouse is a Sr. Technical Recruiter specializing in the Aerospace industry. Patrick's best advice to candidates is to "remember to always be honest about your skill sets. Be confident. Be yourself." He enjoys placing people in jobs they love and where they can grow.