Buyer/Planner (Kilian)
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 4/30/2019

Job Description

Kilian Manufacturing is the world’s largest producer of precision-machined bearings and a leader in motion control components and assemblies.  Supported by superior engineering and technical services, our custom bearings solutions manufacturing facility in Syracuse has an opening for a high-energy, quality focused and globally oriented business professional as our…

Buyer/Planner

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

• You will be responsible for issuing purchase orders to suppliers, in accordance with Quality System IATF16949 and customer specified requirements for the timely delivery of raw steel bar requirements and other assigned parts to suppliers of purchased parts located world-wide, to ensure components and assemblies are available to meet 100% on-time delivery of customer orders. 
• You are responsible for the forecasting, quoting and negotiating with suppliers of needed raw materials.
• You will contribute to the strategic plan to achieve optimal supply chain objectives, including identifying, leading, and implementing structured cost reduction projects and spend strategies that result in better terms, lower cost, improved quality, delivery, etc.
• You will develop supplier relationships and drive supplier performance and effectiveness.
• You will lead supplier analysis efforts in order to select the best suppliers and guarantee an optimal supply chain.
• You are responsible for proper balance of inventory control to assist manufacturing functions.
• You will assist with ordering Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) items (ie: office supplies, purchasing credit card purchases, etc.), and services. 

EDUCATION

• You have Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business or related field.

EXPERIENCE  

• 3+ years previous experience for a manufacturing firm as a Buyer-Planner required.


QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities) 

• Knowledge of SAP is essential. 
• Knowledge of the supply base and its capabilities is needed.
• Knowledge of manufacturing standards and practices is required.
• Knowledge of Kanban and pull systems is needed. 
• Knowledge of Quality systems such as IATF or AS 91000 work instructions is needed.
• Skills operating a personal computer to complete daily tasks is essential.
• Proficiency in English language skills, including effective verbal and written communication.
• Willingness and ability to work extended hours, including overtime and weekends as required.

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you have a disability and need assistance accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request assistance by sending an email to [Click Here To Join].

Job Requirements

EDUCATION 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business or related field.

EXPERIENCE 

  • 3+ years previous experience for a manufacturing firm as a Buyer-Planner required.

QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities) 

  • Knowledge of SAP is essential.
  • Knowledge of the supply base and its capabilities is needed.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing standards and practices is required.
  • Knowledge of kanban and pull systems is needed.
  • Knowledge of Quality systems such as IATF or AS 91000 work instructions is needed.
  • Skills operating a personal computer to complete daily tasks is essential.
  • Proficiency in English language skills, including effective verbal and written communication.
  • Willingness and ability to work extended hours, including overtime and weekends as required.

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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