Senior Buyer/Planner

Location: San Jose, CA


Job Summary:

Under general supervision of a Purchasing Manager, responsible for Planning and Purchasing materials to support the ZOLL production lines. Making Expense Buys. Leading projects and training to support the Purchasing department.

Essential Functions:

  • Work with Oracle system and MRP for assigned items
  • Generate and issue POs, managing, and maintaining metrics
  • Action MRP messages to support ideal inventory levels
  • Communicate with suppliers and maintaining purchase order dates and pricing
  • Communicate with other departments on material status and delivery dates of shortages
  • On-Time Delivery and Supplier improvements as needed.
  • Maintain items and MRP fields to support ideal inventory levels and accurate MRP calculations
  • Support Engineering and SQE with engineering changes and quality issues
  • Provide New Product support
  • Proven ability to develop and improve supply chain network and supplier relationships.
  • Lead improvement projects with internal teams and external suppliers
  • Train and lead team members as needed

Skill Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of MRP systems, Oracle preferred
  • Advanced abilities on Microsoft Office Products – Word, Excel, Teams, and PowerPoint
  • APICS Certification

Required/ Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 7 years buying/planning experience

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity.  Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.

ZOLL Medical Corporation appreciates and values diversity.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. 

ADA:  The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990