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Planner-Buyer

Company: Lectric eBikes
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Planner-Buyer Voted one of Phoenix's Great Places to Work 2021 & 2022, Lectric's stunning growth and steadfast dedication to our employees, customers and products have made us the fastest-growing electric bike company in the country! This full-time Planner-Buyer position includes a highly competitive salary, and some very cool benefits such as an excellent Health care and Wellness program, catered lunches, and an employer matched 401K plan! Come join the ride with our fun and electrifying team and help us keep the good times rolling! The Planner-Buyer is primarily responsible for the ongoing procurement and negotiations of materials, components, equipment, supplies and services that meet the quality standards of the company. Assume full responsibility for planning requirements and supply chain management to ensure timely (scheduled) deliveries of goods and services within budget and/or standard costs. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals.Planner-Buyer Responsibilities: (But not limited to)Procures materials components, equipment, supplies and services necessary for the operation of the company.Compares current and anticipated orders with available inventory; uses judgment to anticipate demand for, and to acquire, additional inventory as needed.Negotiates with outside supply vendors; ensures optimal cost, accuracy, lead-time and delivery.Integrates sales orders with master schedule; coordinates availability of inventories needed to meet delivery dates.Maintains master distribution schedule; revises as needed and alerts appropriate staff of schedule changes or delays.Participates in periodic forecasting meetings with sales, marketing, and other related departments; leads additional planning meetings with sales, operations, and customer service staff.Develops and maintains relationships with vendors and suppliers.Develops and maintains inventory databases for supplies and materials used.Reviews purchase orders and contracts for compliance with company and departmental policies.Collaborates with sales, customer service, and logistics departments to maximize efficiency of purchasing and inventory control.Communicates with suppliers to resolve problems relating to delivery, quality, price, or conditions of inventory. Develops and implements policies and procedures related to purchasing and inventory control, with a goal of maximizing efficiency and optimizing workflow.Plan, schedule, and monitor goods and services to meet the production requirements of the company employing such techniques but not limited to JIT, Kanban, Blanket POs, and reschedules.Set-up and maintain material, supplier, and planning system data in the MRP/ERP system.Work with receiving, finance and suppliers to reconcile discrepancies in receiving and invoicing.Planner-Buyer Benefits:15 PTO days annually to start401K Plan w/employer matchExcellent Health, dental, and vision coverage, w/ additional voluntary optionsOutstanding Wellness ProgramPaid Paternity Leave and Child Care benefitsCompany catered lunch 2X per week Borrow A Bike ProgramEmployee DiscountQuarterly Team Building Events 11 Paid HolidaysPlanner-Buyer Requirements: Bachelor's degree in a related field required. At least five years of buying or purchasing experience required.Strong experience working with various ERP, WMS, and inventory control systems.Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.Thorough understanding of the business and supply chain.Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times. eCommerce, DTC retail experience preferred.Professional ISM or ASCM certification preferred. We are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer. Our mission is to provide the most accessible and adventurous eBikes ever. Our purpose is to change people's lives by increasing their mobility in a fun and memorable fashion, while being energy efficient. Our vision is to create a mode of transportation that anyone can ride at an affordable price. Through authenticity, we aspire to be the most fearless, innovative, and relentlessly inspirational global brand in our industry. PI197707642

Keywords: Lectric eBikes, Phoenix , Planner-Buyer, Hospitality & Tourism , Phoenix, Arizona

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