Warehouse Buyer/Planner Odessa,TX

Victaulic, the world leader in mechanical pipe joining systems, with 13 manufacturing facilities and 28 branches worldwide, has an immediate need for a Warehouse Buyer/Planner for our Odessa Texas Branch facility.   

Odessa, Texas

Victaulic

Patented in 1919, Victaulic is the originator and world's leading producer of mechanical pipe joining solutions. Used in the most demanding markets, Victaulic innovative piping technologies and services put people to work faster while increasing safety, ensuring reliability and maximizing efficiency. The company has 14 manufacturing facilities and 29 branches worldwide with 3,600 employees who speak 43 languages across the globe. With over 1900 global patents, Victaulic solutions are at work in more than 140 countries across diverse business lines including oil and gas, chemical, mining, power generation, water and wastewater treatment, military and marine, as well as commercial building and fire protection. http://www.victaulic.com

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Associate

Overview: <br /> <p><strong>Founded in 1925 and based in Easton, PA Victaulic is the world's largest ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of Mechanical Pipe Joining Products, couplings fitting and valves.&nbsp; Victaulic products are used around the globe in various piping applications, including commercial projects, industrial manufacturing facilities, municipal water/wastewater treatment systems, mining and oil field operations. We have 13 manufacturing facilities and 28 Branches worldwide. </strong></p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong><u>Warehouse Buyer / Planner - ODESSA, TX</u></strong><strong><u><br /></u></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>Responsibilities:<br /><br /></u></strong>1. Efficiently planning / managing of the assigned group of items and suppliers to deliver the best inventory turns while maintaining a high level of customer service.<br /><br />2. Uses available inventory replenishment methods and practices to insure minimum Dead and Slow and scrap Inventory and maximum availability of inventory for active items. Including strategic inventory hedge builds and New Product Introduction support.&nbsp;<br /><br />3. Develops and manages the various data-bases to insure systems work smoothly.&nbsp;<br />&bull; Kanban<br />&bull; MRP<br />&bull; Safety Stock<br />&bull; BPCS/CIC/BPA/Routers<br />&bull; Lead-times<br /><br />4. Is proficient in Expediting suppliers and logistics and is familiar with Impact order management. Escalates when necessary.<br /><br />5. Knows how to practice Lead-Time suppression and alert to removing waste from the process (lean).<br /><br />6. Can manage tactical duties with Suppliers and report out on Supplier Performance.<br /><br />7. Is Customer Service driven.<br /><br />8. Knows how to establish safety stock positions, best stocking locations and to re-size Kanbans<br /><br />9. Knows how to resolve problems and discrepancies with quality, delivery dates, quantity and invoicing of purchased commodities - 360 degree material planning.<br /><br />10. Owns the tactical day-to-day supplier relationship.<br /><br />11. Is skilled at harvesting and shepherding new cost-down and new sources to deliver savings to the company. Pushing this information to the necessary owners (ex. Commodity Managers, Regional Sourcing Managers) and monitoring to completion or exhaustion.<br /><br />12. Participate in and use Quality Improvement Process in resolving problems in the work environment.<br /><br />13. Works well in a team environment &ndash; knows several problem solving techniques.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Requirements: <p><strong><u>Qualifications:&nbsp;</u></strong>(Education, Experience, Personal Attributes)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ol> <li>Minimum Associates Degree (2yr).</li> <li>CPIM certification &nbsp;preferred.</li> <li>Minimum 3 years of experience in Purchasing, Material Control or Related Fields.</li> <li>Strong analytical problem solving ability.</li> <li>Good oral and written communications skills.</li> <li>Willing to make infrequent overnight travel.</li> </ol>