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Manufacturing Site Procurement Specialist (Must ha

Company: Latitude, Inc.
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJOB TITLE: Production Planner & Site Procurement Specialist

DEPARTMENT: Operations

REPORTS TO: Manufacturing Engineering Manager

JOB SUMMARY Handles the production planning, procurement, and inventory control for all assigned departments or assigned facilities. Also handles the transportation logistics / movement of finished goods produced at assigned manufacturing facilities to distribution centers. Manages cycle counts, ensuring they are completed timely, manage verification of any discrepancies, and ensure alignment on quantity before adjustments are made in JD Edwards, as well as before the annual year end audits. High level of interface with distribution centers to review inventory levels and ensure that they have adequate supply on hand for customer demand.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS) Specific duties include, but are not limited to: • Production planning for all on site manufacturing operations at assigned facilities. • Procurement of raw materials and some finished goods for assigned facilities. • Perform monthly raw material cycle counts. • Perform or oversees daily finished good cycle counts at both. • Movement of and handling the logistics of specific company items from manufacturing facility to distribution centers as well as other manufacturing facilities • Enters all production for previous day for assigned facilities • Interface with shipping coordinator and production manager regularly to assist with systems entries and transfers in the JD Edwards systems. • Works with shipping coordinator in moving the goods to the necessary places. • Effects last minute changes to the schedule, due machine or mold issues, or breakdowns. • Frequent interaction with customer service about specific questions related to products made at assigned facilities. • Uses JD Edwards and Valogix software for planning and procurement purposes on a daily basis. • Schedule forecasting, providing a rough plan for all departments managed for a 12 month cycle to determine what the work schedule should be.

SKILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Must be able to work in a fast paced, high volume environment, and have a strong attention to detail. Must be a proactive "self starter" who can work well without supervision. Requires knowledge of JD Edward and Valogix software, excellent math skills, general ledger exposure, and financial acumen to forecast production planning. Ability to work with numbers quickly and accurately. Must have ability to interact with wide variety of people and negotiate to obtain the best available price when sourcing supplies. Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary. Requires 5 or more years of procurement experience in a manufacturing environment. Educational requirements include a bachelor degree, or an additional 5 years of experience in lieu of degree.

INTER-RELATIONSHIPS Direction is given by the Site Leader or Plant Manager. Interface with the VP Materials and other members of the corporate procurement team. Must be able to communicate with all levels of employees, from management to production workers. Will interact with outside vendors, sourcing relationship and other third parties on a regular basis.

WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in a general manufacturing environment. Typical nonsmoking office embedded within a manufacturing facility. Seasonal temperatures may be extreme at times including excessive heat or cold at the overall facility, although not typical at the front office environment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Must have ability to use hands and fingers to complete tasks quickly and efficiently. In addition, must have the ability to move freely throughout the facility without physical limitation, and capacity to sit or stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs., and have the ability to bend, stoop and reach. Powered by JazzHRNixduoGljy

Keywords: Latitude, Inc., Tallahassee , Manufacturing Site Procurement Specialist (Must ha, Other , Tallahassee, Florida

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