Blacksburg, VA 24060

Posted: 06/13/2024 Job Category: Administrative Job Number: 180349 Pay Rate: $29.00 - $33.00

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

The role of the Buyer/Planner is to work within the organization s various business units to identify proper material demand per master schedule, and confirm it is purchased and delivered in a timely manner from approved suppliers, while ensuring high quality, cost effectiveness, and minimum order quantities. The business units involved include, but are not limited to, Quality, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Production Control.

The right candidate will possess transformative knowledge of all supply chain activities, including conversion of raw materials and components into a finished product that is delivered to the end customer. Additional beneficial knowledge includes sourcing, negotiation, and supplier review.

Job Responsibilities

This role reports directly to the Supply Chain Manager.

This role is responsible for supply chain activities related to the procurement, maintenance and sustainability of the flow of material to manufacturing and/or Moog s offshore contract manufacturers.

Define specifications in terms of optimal quantity on-hand, in-transit, and on-order to ensure flow, cost and delivery metrics are met.

Select suppliers according to the type of product, quality provided by the supplier and the possibility of a long-term partnership.

Negotiate contacts that include costs, warranties, delivery, handling and penalties for late delivery or cost overruns.

Manage the purchasing cycle, from purchase order to consumption.

Monitor supplier performance, providing feedback on KPIs, and ensuring proper and effective communication.

Navigate ERP to effectively and efficiently plan material orders and issue purchase orders and maintain and update the data contained within.

Maintain internal records and system data fields for pricing, lead-times, vendor performance data, etc.

Provide cost data for sales proposals.

Become familiar with technical drawings, material specifications, BOMs, manufacturing routings and secondary operations.

Challenge the status quo and demonstrate a propensity of action, leading to the most effective execution of your duties.

Be comfortable working collaboratively in a fast paced and changing environment.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Bachelor s degree in a business-related discipline from an accredited institution and 3 years of experience in a manufacturing; or an Associate s degree in a business-related discipline and 5 years of supply chain experience.

The ability to understand and use ERP to manage and control demand and purchasing requirements on a timely and accurate manner.

Must have strong organizational skills relative to production and material control, as well as excellent mathematical and analytical skills.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to build and improve trusting relationships with suppliers.

This position requires access to United States Export Controlled information.

For more information, please email us at recruiters@cenergyintl.Com

Pay Range:

The pay range for this position is $29.00-33.00 per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.

Please Note:

Must have a valid driver s license and current state required minimum vehicle insurance coverage to drive onto Client and Company property.


The benefits available with this position include:

  • Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)

  • Continuous Employment Development and Learning

  • Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement

  • 401K

  • Aetna Group Medical Coverage & Kaiser for California only

  • Dental Insurance Coverage

  • Vision Insurance Coverage

  • Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

  • Long Term Disability

  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability

  • Direct Deposit

  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned company that has provided stellar support to our clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward-thinking atmosphere.

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