Buyer / Planner
Company: Gates Corporation
Posted on: June 13, 2019
BUYER / PLANNER
Location: Denver, CO United States
Category: Supply Chain
Job Type: Direct Hire
Driven by Possibility
Gates Corporation is a leading manufacturer of application-specific
fluid power and power transmission solutions. At Gates, we are
driven to push the boundaries of materials science to engineer
products that continually exceed expectations.
We don t rest on our rich heritage of innovation. We leverage it to
inspire solutions that will power the next hundred years. We invest
continually in R&D and technology, so our products not only
outperform industry standards; they exceed our customers demanding
expectations. We invest in our people, bringing real-world
experience that enables us to solve our customers diverse
challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow. And we are
constantly expanding our product catalog and value-added service
offerings to support every facet of our customers operations. In
the most extreme environments and those more familiar, Gates is
there with the right product, in the right place at the right time.
Whether building original equipment or maintaining products in the
aftermarket, we enable companies in every industry to be more
efficient, productive, and profitable. We are Gates.
Individual will be responsible for maintaining and planning data in
ERP system(s) and contributing to continuous improvement
initiatives, as well as completing certain ad hoc requests as
required by Management.
* Schedules and coordinates supply requirements (manufactured or
purchased) from supply base (manufacturing plants, 3rd party
suppliers or affiliate plants).
* Perform root cause analysis to address service level or inventory
variances from management plan and initiate and monitor corrective
* Resolves issues with schedule adherence, supplier
on-time-delivery, quality, and price (as applicable) by engaging
appropriate internal departments.
* Controls the inventory of assigned products in accordance with
* Establishes priorities for assigned supply base to meet customer
(internal or external) requirements.
* Assist in source of supply selection (manufacturing plant or
supplier) and act as primary interface between Gates customer and
source of supply.
* Maintain planning, pricing (as required), and other required
information for assigned items in ERP system(s).
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Functions as an individual
contributor with no supervisory responsibilities.
* Bachelor s degree
* 3-5 years buyer/planner experience and working knowledge and
understanding of production, purchasing, and inventory planning (we
will also consider 2017 & 2018 Supply Chain Bachelor/Masters
candidates with relevant internship experience)
* Prior experience in a high SKU count environment preferred
* Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
* Good computer skills with the ability to adapt and learn new
* Strong team player; proactively able to support other team
members as needed and share knowledge to allow cross training of
all key functions; builds collaborative relationships
* Ability to Travel up to 10% of the time
* Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and proven
ability to facilitate collaboration in cross regional and
* Prior Experience with Sales & Operations Planning preferred
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently
required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects,
tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally
required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Please be advised that Gates Corporation does not accept resumes
from third-party recruiters.
Gates Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment
opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment
decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of race,
sex, color, religion, age, disability, pregnancy, citizenship,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected
veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other
consideration defined by law.
Gates Corporation is an Affirmative Action employer.
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