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Tulsa, Oklahoma

Post Date: 03/28/2018 Job ID: 18615 Industry: Manufacturing

Primary Duties Include:

  • Maximize vendor performance to meet or exceed company objectives with regards to On Time Delivery, Quality, Inventory Levels, and Cost
  • Understand and provide input necessary to manage the requirements associated with assigned parts
  • Coordinate execution of the master schedule pertaining to assigned material
  • Identify, communicate, and mitigate obstacles to meeting schedule with necessary stakeholders
  • Work with suppliers to understand and communicate needs and ensure that data within planning systems accurately reflect expectations

Skills & Qualifications

Critical skills that must be demonstrated for consideration and ultimately required to succeed in the role:

  • Must have a working knowledge of methods and principles of supply chain design that will enable suppliers to deliver on time, with quality components, and at the lowest total cost of ownership
  • The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate and further expand on critical thinking and creative problem solving in detail regarding past supply chain projects and describe the extent of their involvement

Related Considerations:

  • Bachelor Degree in related field
  • 5+ years’ experience in Purchasing preferred
  • APICS or ISM participation and certifications preferred
  • Proficient in mathematics and statistics related to business applications
  • Knowledge of manufacturing terminology and industry practices such as Manufacturing Resources Planning, Theory of Constraints, and Lean Manufacturing
  • Experience with equipment and tooling used in the fabrication of metal parts and ability to interpret blueprints
  • Proficient in standard business application software and manufacturing / enterprise resource planning systems
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook required
    • Infor XA experience preferred

Tori Childers


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