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Horton Inc. Buyer - Britton in BRITTON, South Dakota

Job number 2020-2390iSUMMARY:i Correlates planning and scheduling to coordinate order release dates for manufacturing to obtain maximum utilization of machines and equipment, and timing of assembly, shipping, and other subsequent operations.i Supports customer service levels by maintaining minimum inventory levels on all materials.i (See more info below)Requires a 2-year Associate or Technical degree in a related field or 2 years of related materials, production control, or purchasing work experience.ii Oracle experience is preferred but not required.i APICS certification is a plus.Note: Educational equivalent for the 2-year associate or technical degree equals 4 years of purchasing related work experience.Sign on bonusiand moving expenses paid.iiWe offer a competitive salary and benefits package.Must have legal authorization to work in the United States.iHorton Holding, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.ii EOE.i Veterans/DisablediFor more information on Horton, Inc. please visit our web site at contractor/subcontractor Requesting Priority Referral of Protected Veteransi1.i i iPlans and analyzes the procurement of materials to assure accurate and timely on-hand quantities based on production estimates relative to economic order points and leadi i ii i i i time parameters; responsible for MRO purchases.1.1i iAssure the continuous supply and timely procurement of materials to ensure production operates at optimum efficiency and effectiveness.1.2i iAssist in price/cost analysis and development of long-term purchase contracts for purchased products, goods and services.1.3i iInterview potential and current suppliers and maintain close contact, including site visits, to keep abreast of market conditions, and in order to comply with Quality Systemi i i i standards. iiEstimated travel time per year is 4 to 6 overnight/day trips.1.4i iCoordinate with the Traffic Department and truck service for expedited, reconsigned, or diverted shipments based on production schedule changes/outages.1.5i iExpedite deliveries of product and materials, and where necessary, get interdepartmental coordination for alternative suppliers or product if delivery is not available wheni i i i required.1.6i iPrepare price/cost estimates from quotes, bids, and proposals with a cost reduction strategy towards cost savings goals.i2.i i iPrepares and analyzes information relating to materials, scheduling, and planning.2.1i iRecords all production related information to ensure other functional areas can obtain necessary current information regarding the status of production.2.2i iAnalyzes inventory usage, monitors shrinkage, and assists or performs specific cycle counts to validate inventory.2.3i iAssists with local physical inventory management including obsolescence prevention, non-moving inventory identification, resolution, and disposition.i2.4i iCreates custom reports for professional and production staff.2.5i iAssists in coordinating material movement between warehouse and production areas.i3.i i iPlans production schedules and material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet delivery requirements.3.1i iAssists in drawing up master production schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping date according to sales forecasts and/or customeri i i i orders.3.2i iPlans inventory fro customer's forecasts while maintaining minimum inventory levels through plant scheduling.3.3i iAnalyzes production specifications to determine processes, tools, and human resource requirements.3.4i iPlans and schedules workflow for each department and operation according to previously established sequence