Checkpoint Technologies, located in San Jose, CA. is a vibrant, well-established manufacturing company serving the semiconductor industry. We have a strong technological base and hold a leading market position in the field of semiconductor failure analysis. At this time we have an opening for an experienced MATERIALS PLANNER / BUYER in the Operations group.
Responsible for procuring electronic components, fabricated mechanical parts and electro-mechanical components, raw materials and other production supplies at the optimum balance of price, quality and service to satisfy our business requirements. Establishes and develops supplier relationships. Manage suppliers to ensure on-time delivery of quality parts at the best competitive pricing. Manage responsible inventories to prevent shortages, proactively look for ways to improve material flow, total cost and process. Manage DMR/rejected materials in a timely manner and coordinate RMA’s. Manage Work Orders for assigned assemblies or products.
Essential job functions:
Utilize computer MRP system and other tools to analyze material requirements for assigned commodities to support production schedules. Maintaining MRP data integrity.
Manage an assigned supply base maintaining supplier lead times, negotiate pricing for continual cost reductions and address all order reschedules.
Strong knowledge of custom fabricated parts, electronic components and associated supply base.
In-depth knowledge of MRP systems, BOM’s and planning skills.
Excellent business acumen and ability to make sound judgments in a fast paced environment with limited supervision.
Support NPI group with introduction of new products or materials into manufacturing.
Positive, team-oriented, flexible and a sense of humor!
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 - 5 years of experience in a purchasing, planning and production control environment. CPM certification is preferred. Proficient with MS Office, Excel, Word and Outlook.