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Buyer/Planner

Company: California Faucets Inc.
Location: Huntington Beach
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description California Faucets is looking to bring on a Buyer/Planner. This role is based on site in our Huntington Beach, CA facility. The hours for this position will be Monday through Friday, full-time from 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Join the California Faucets Team!For over 30 years, California Faucets continues to dominate the industry in providing custom made manufactured bath and kitchen products out of our factory in Huntington Beach, California. Founded in 1988, California Faucets began with a simple premise: to deliver high-quality and customizable decorative faucets in a timely manner, while providing unparalleled customer service. Thirty years later, these principles remain the core of our company culture. We sell primarily through plumbing showrooms and specifiers such as architects and contractors, and offer both stock and highly customizable products. That makes our supply chain, as well as our manufacturing environment, a bit more complex than most, but we don't believe in mass-produced products. If we had to describe our company culture in one word it would be "yes." "Yes" to allowing customers to mix and match any handle with any spout in any finish. "Yes" to quick delivery. And, most importantly, "Yes" to unparalleled customer service. By joining our team, you'll help us ensure that we maintain the culture that makes "Yes" possible. In the spirit of "Yes", your great ideas will be warmly welcomed. From our products to our people, we're truly unmatched! If you're looking for a fast paced, innovative and welcoming workplace, then a career with our company is right for you.What's in it for you!

  • 100% Employer-Paid Medical + Dental + Vision Insurance options for employees
  • 401(K) Plan with company match
  • Profit Sharing plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Basic Life and AD&D/Long Term Disability
  • Paid time off
  • Discounts on theme parks, movie tickets, sports, hotels and more
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Employee Assistance ProgramAdditional voluntary benefits are also offered! Come be a part of something great!Job Description/Essential Duties: Reporting to the Purchasing and Planning Manager, the Buyer/Planner will support our purchasing department with the selection and procurement of products. This position is responsible for demand planning/forecast, supply planning, vendor relationship management, and inventory management.The duties of this key role in the purchasing department will focus on:
    • Forecasting/Demand Planning: Own and manage the SKU level forecast to improve the forecast accuracy.
    • Supply Planning: Release purchase orders to drive the right supply to support the business need. Manage the ETA of POs in the ERP system.
    • Inventory management: Continue to improve the inventory turn without a risk to supply.
    • Supplier relationship management: Manage the supplier performance and negotiations to obtain the best cost value from the suppliers.
    • New Product Launch: Collaborate with cross-functional teams (Engineering, Marketing, and Operations), to ensure the new product launch achieves the targeted timeline. Manage the product transition to avoid the inventory exposure.
    • Reporting: Create reports to enhance the efficiency of the workflow.
    • Performing additional assignments per supervisor's direction, not limited to the list above.Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. The Following Personal Attributes/Skills are Required:
      • Analytical skill and attention to detail – capable of analyzing and interpreting data
      • Comfortable with working in a fast-paced environment
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management
      • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams – Engineering, Marketing, Finance, Operations, and so forth
      • Ability to interact professionally with all levels in the organization
      • Have strong problem-solving attitude
      • Comfortable creating reports and providing updates on projects or purchasing related data
      • Experience with using an ERP system
      • Understand and familiar with Engineering drawings, technical documents, the manufacturing process and materials, and receiving and inspection process Supervisory Responsibilities:This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Education and Experience:
        • The desired minimum educational requirement to successfully perform this position is a Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, or another related field.
        • Five (5) years of experience in a demand planning/forecasting or supply chain management related field within a design and manufacturing environment preferred.
        • Proven expertise in Microsoft Office Suite, including intermediate to advanced Excel skills (i.e., pivot tables, VLOOKUP's, formulas, data analysis, etc.).
        • Understanding of ERP/MRP systems and their use in a manufacturing environment.
        • Experience with negotiations and supplier management
        • APICS CPM certification is preferred.

Keywords: California Faucets Inc., Huntington Beach , Buyer/Planner, Other , Huntington Beach, California

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