Buyer/Planner in Las Vegas, NV at Scientific Games

Date Posted: 6/21/2018

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Job Description



Job Summary: The purpose of this position is to assist with any tasks associated with planning, sourcing, negotiating and procuring raw materials, components, and sub-assemblies as required to support and maintain manufacturing schedules. Identifies manufacturing needs and suppliers, and arranges deliveries of materials

Job Requirements



Essential Job Functions:
• Issue Purchase Orders based on MRP requirements
• Analyze demand requirements to determine most economical delivery
• Maintain Purchase Order data integrity and ensure promise date integrity
• Obtain supplier delivery commitments, and expedite if commitments don’t meet required dates
• Ensure PO pricing reflects the best possible price, re-quoting if necessary
• Resolve supplier issues regarding pricing, delivery, receiving, and quality issues
• Maintain Oracle Purchasing attributes, including pricing
• Maintain and update raw material inventories to meets company demands and guidelines
• Coordinates activities between Engineering, Manufacturing, and Finance
• Reviews bills of materials and blueprints for accuracy and integrity
• Monitors quality of on-time performance of incoming materials
• Notifies vendors of Engineering Change Notices (ECN) and discrepant materials
• Participate in new product development and accurate costing of new bills of material
• Work with Product Data Management to ensure that all Item Master records necessary for the execution of purchase orders is entered in the system and accurate
• Monitor supplier performance to a continuous improvement plan
• Track and control spending in the assigned commodity group
• Purchases materials for manufacturing and engineering requirements within assigned product lines and dollar limits
• Negotiates price to achieve cost containment/reduction, particularly targeting high cost or high volume items
• Make decisions and/or recommendations on economic order policies
• Obtains multiple quotes whenever possible or as directed
• Establishes blanket orders whenever possible or as directed
• Assists in expediting critical orders as required assuring on-time delivery
• Obtains authorization from requestor for any substitution for a specified part
• Performs other duties as needed upon request by immediate supervisor
• Escalate to Commodity Managers when issues cannot be resolved

Qualifications

Education: Bachelors Degree

Preferred Experience:
• Ability to work closely with other departments and suppliers.
• Strong problem solving skills.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Detail oriented and well organized.
• Strong computer skills.
• Ability to manage multiple projects.
• Basic blueprint reading abilities
• Understanding of Inventory Management and Supply Chain

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
• Experience with Oracle ERP system.
• Exposure to Just-In-Time.
• Knowledge of and familiarity with contract management and business/contract law
• Understanding of material planning concepts required
Physical Requirements: Office Environment
Work Conditions:  May require weekend and evening hours

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Scientific Games Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, “SG”) are engaged in highly regulated gaming and lottery businesses.   As a result, certain SG employees may, among other things, be required to obtain a gaming or other license(s), undergo background investigations or security checks, or meet certain standards dictated by law, regulation or contracts.   In order to ensure SG complies with its regulatory and contractual commitments, as a condition to hiring and continuing to employ its employees, SG requires all of its employees to meet those requirements that are necessary to fulfill their individual roles.  As a prerequisite to employment with SG (to the extent permitted by law), you shall be asked to consent to SG conducting a due diligence/background investigation on you.

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above.  

SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you’d like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here: EEOC Poster.
SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you’d like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEOC Poster.

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