Buyer Planner (JN -082022-4985)

Location: Miami-Area, Florida. (On-site)

Are you an experienced Buyer? We are looking for you!

Mission of Role: Procurement of material with high quality, competitive cost and on-time delivery in support of production and company goals.


  • Healthcare insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Two paid weeks of vacation



Primary Areas of Responsibilities:

  • Create Purchase Orders (POs) based on purchase requisitions and supply requests; Monitor stock levels
  • Close follow up and tracking of deliveries and production shortages and needs, verify receipt of items
  • Obtain pricing and lead time information from vendors; consider/identify constraints
  • Review and resolve invoice and receiving discrepancies with supplier.
  • Keep information accessible by sorting and filing documents electronically
  • Keeps management updated on daily status, upcoming pricing changes and critical items
  • Assists in other related areas of material and supply management.
  • Obtain recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtain approval from internal customers for substitutions and alternates

Success Indicators:

  • Ensure materials and supplies are delivered to production on time
  • Eliminate material shortages, reduction of expediting costs
  • Proactive identification of at-risk suppliers and orders
  • Ability to effectively communicate with direct labor and across all levels of the organization
  • Effective communication with vedors/suppliers
  • Able to cope with chaos and adapt to a growing and evolving environment

Education / Training

Required Experience & Education

  • Proven experience as buyer, purchasing agent or relevant role; Minimum 2-3 years of experience
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, QuickBooks, and other ERP systems
  • Understanding of best manufacturing practices
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Desired Experience & Education

  • Marine, automotive or aerospace background desirable
  • Additional qualifications in Lean Manufacturing. Ie. Certifications, post graduate degree
  • Start up / green field projects experience
  • BS/BA in business administration or relevant field

Other Traits:

  • Results driven, team player, engaged and committed
  • Detail oriented, hands-on mentality
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written
  • High intelligence with ability to apply common sense to decision points
  • Winning attitude; be a role model leading by example
  • Able to efficiently work in multicultural environments