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Ametek, Inc.

Position  Buyer/Planner
Requirements  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Associates degree from an accredited college or university with five years of detector experience related to components and materials. A good understanding of MRP, JIT, reorder points, Kan Ban, and VMI consignment processes for inventory control is critical. Requires sufficient knowledge of mechanical drawings and the ability to coordinate and communicate effectively with several groups including (but not limited to) the following: machine shops, manufacturing and vendors.
Responsibilities  This position is critical in the execution of tactical job duties to satisfy internal customers, and communicate requirements to the supply base effectively. This position requires the ability to work closely with the material planning team to review material demand requirements, drive, expand and improve Kan Ban processes, and determine if material is required to be sourced and/or rescheduled in order minimize the level of on-hand inventory. Interaction with established, and/or potential suppliers, with regards to request for quotation; price and terms negotiation; order placement and tracking is required. The ability to work directly with material planning and identify opportunities for continuous improvement is vital to this role.
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Oak Ridge, TN
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