Interfuse Staffing

Senior Purchasing Demand Planner

Interfuse Staffing - Gardena, CA, United States


  • Process and manage purchase orders for chemicals and packing supplies from a broad scope of vendors
  • Review MRP/demand planning requirements and understand component forecasting and usage. Ensure supplier understanding of PO requirements for long-term product availability
  • Maintain cross functional communication to ensure awareness of product additions or changes in specifications as a part of the client's change control process
  • Ensure sufficient stocked quantities are maintained as authorized to achieve production and customer support demands; utilizing all available tools including, safety stock, reorder points, J.I.T. deliveries and forecast demand
  • Managing purchasing processes including expediting orders and tracking supplier KPI's and scorecards
  • Work as a collaborative partner within Spectrum's SIOP (Sales Inventory Operations Planning) process
  • Monitoring incoming shipments and ensuring level loading between East and West coast facilities
  • Proactive communication to Customer Service and other departments regarding product availability supply constraints
  • Lead action plans for managing slow moving and excess inventory
  • Other duties may be assigned as required

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain or chemical engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years purchasing or production planning experience, preferably in the chemical industry
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, ERP and MRP systems
  • Knowledge of demand forecasting techniques
  • Proven track record of collaborating cross-functionally to support continuous improvement projects
  • APICS certification preferred

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated professional process management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including strong presentation skills
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Posted On: Friday, November 25, 2022
Compensation: 100,000

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