Position:        Assistant Buyer

Reports To:   Contract Mfg. Buyer – Planner

Team:                Procurement

Summary:      This position will be responsible for expediting purchased products and verify accurate inventory levels necessary to fulfill work orders  in an ISO 9000:2015 environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Operate SMT, Mirtec and related equipment and load appropriate program(s) from HLC or other source.
  • Select appropriate screen and program for solder paste printer and set up machine for daily run.
  • Select appropriate program for reflow oven.
  • Load bare boards into feeder and begin production cycle.
  • Trouble shoot minor machine/feeder problems.
  • Replenish feeders as required.
  • Inspect machine output to ensure a quality product.
  • Perform routine maintenance on SMT or Mirtec equipment.
  • Maintain production records in a neat and orderly fashion.
  • Monitor part usage and report any shortages to the Materials Planner.
  • Maintain a safe, clean working environment.
  • Meet minimal physical demands requirement.
  • Maintain a good attendance, flexible in job assignment and adaptable to changing business needs.
  • Continually learn and apply new skills.
  • Foster a cooperative, productive, team-oriented environment, follow all company policies and procedures.

Education and Experience:

  • 2-5 years of experience in a production planning/materials controls function or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Should possess solid analytical skills.
  • Excellent data entry skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of changing situations.
  • Computer literacy applied to scheduling and data management.
  • Familiarity with electrical components desired.
  • Strong interpersonal skills requiring the ability to resolve conflicting interests and obtain cooperation.
  • Prior MRP/ERP experience desired.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft software required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.

Training Requirements:

  • Environmental Safety and Health.
  • Quality System Awareness.
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