Thursday, August 10, 2017

Buyer/Planner (MRP | NPI | Engineering Change Orders | SAP) (# 116044)

Position: Buyer/Planner
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
KLA-Tencor has manufacturing sites across the globe, including Belgium, China, Germany, Israel, Singapore and Milpitas (CA).  The Global Operations (GOPS) team, comprised of Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Installation, and Quality, is responsible for manufacturing our leading-edge technology.  We partner with our world-wide supply base and our design engineering teams to bring new products to market.  The GOPS team is continuously working to build our products Better, Faster, Cheaper.

  • Place Purchase Orders for direct materials per requirements driven by MRP or Re-order Point system
  • Ensure timely materials availability per planning requirements
  • Review and analyze planning reports to ensure materials availability for production
  • Communicate with suppliers for early or delayed deliveries as required
  • Liaise with suppliers on non-compliant issues and work with suppliers on replacements or repairs
  • Request, analyze and negotiate quotations for parts under ECO change, work or repair on non-compliant materials
  • Communicate with Suppliers on engineering change orders (ECO) and co-ordinate phasing in of the new revision
  • NPI management
  • Duties and projects assigned for materials management
  • Plans for production which includes releasing of work orders and ensuring on-time delivery of shipments based on customer requirement.
  • Works closely with purchasing and warehouse/logistics groups to ensure on-time receipt, delivery of materials and finished goods shipments
  • Monitors and co-ordinates on material shortages, expediting and ensuring material availability to support production plan
  • Drives and minimize excess and obsolescence inventory
  • Assists in developing, maintaining and improving existing processes, procedures and key performance metrics.

Preferred Qualification:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Materials Management/Supply Chain Management/ Logistics or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of related industry experience in buying & planning
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word, Outlook and experience in SAP system
  • Ability to work overtime as required
  • Experience in low-volume high-mix manufacturing environment is a plus
  • Experience in NPI management is a plus

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with 3 to 5 years of Materials Management/Supply Chain Management/ Logistics experience.

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KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.