BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Buyer/Planner in Grayson, Georgia
Job Description Summary
Job Description Summary
The Buyer/Planner is responsible for monitoring production plans and issuing required SAP Production Orders and Purchase Orders to meet firm planned demands. Balances order due dates in coordination with operations to assure product availability within prescribed inventory objectives. Communicates quantity and due date to suppliers. Performs all purchasing and related activities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Schedule manufacturing activity for assigned FERTS and HALBS to support production plan and balances work center loading.
Issues production orders for assigned FERTS and HALBS to meet the firm production plan.
Generates production requirements for assigned FERTS and HALBS thru firm planned orders and production orders to meet the production plan.
Reviews lot sizes, DFS, safety stock levels and replenishment lead times for compliance with inventory policy, dating restrictions and planned demand. Makes adjustments as required after review.
Monitors status of production orders, firmed planned orders, and planned orders to assure inventory and customer service objectives are met and initiates corrective procedures when problems are recognized.
Maintains dialogue with BDDS Demand Planning, Marketing and Customer Service regarding order status, plans, and general information regarding assigned products.
Schedules and purchases inventoried materials from suppliers to meet requirements of the production plan.
Monitors inventories to stay within defined inventory policies.
Coordinates corporate scrap control and reduction programs by assisting in recognizing, defining, and prioritizing opportunities for scrap reduction and elimination.
Writes and approves DI’s to accomplish all functional responsibilities.
Knowledge and Skills:
Must be able to type on computer keyboard for extended period of time without fatigue.
Must be able to endure prolonged setting.
Must be able to lift a minimum of 10 lbs. Education and Experience:
Associates Degree - Business Administration/Materials Planning with 5 years of related experience or High School Diploma with 10 years of related experience.
Minimum of three years experience in an ISO or GMP regulated industry.
CPIM and/or NAPM certification desirable.
Must possess good basic mathematical skills, i.e., addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentage, fractions.
Must possess good abstract problem solving abilities.
Expertise with Microsoft applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
Primary Work Location
USA GA - Grayson
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.