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Production Control, Buyer I

Main purpose:
Purchases manufacturing material and conducts Production Control activities.  

As a Production Control / Buyer, you will support the daily activities of Production, with a focus on purchasing, inventory and production control activities. In addition to the purchasing role, this position will be responsible for supporting the MRP implementation at Arroyo Instruments. You will be the point of contact for our suppliers as well as our MRP key user.

Job Duties: 
Production Purchasing: 
  • Review inventories and order as required
  • Analyze quotes, negotiate price/schedule, administer resulting PO through invoicing
  • Track the status of open orders, expedite as required
  • Work with suppliers to address delivery issues and/or damaged product
  • Interact with suppliers to improve service and lower costs
  • Manage supplier relationships and performance 
Support MRP Implementation:
  • Convert BOM’s into MRP format
  • Work with team to launch MRP 
  • Once MRP is implemented, maintain system integrity to drive material and production schedules 
Receive production material (as needed) 
Conduct production kit pulls (as needed) 
Creating spreadsheets and reports 
Other tasks as required 

Qualifications and Requirements: 
  • BS/BA in related field and/or 6+ years related work experience
  • Experience in the electronics and/or manufacturing industry preferred 
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) 
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy 
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Office, particularly Outlook, Word and Excel 
  • Experience with MRP systems preferred 
  • Internet research abilities 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside customers and vendors 

Physical Requirements: 
  • This position requires the employee to sit, stand, walk, climb ladders, kneel and crouch 
  • Ability to lift or move up to 50 pounds.

Benefits: 
  • Health insurance 
  • Cafeteria (SEC 125) plan 
  • Simple IRA with employer matching 
  • Paid time off (PTO), earned at commencement of hire 
  • Ten paid holidays 

This position is intended for local applicants only, no relocation support is included.