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Sr. Buyer

Company: Sanmina SCI
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 26, 2022

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H3312 - Plant 8A2 - Camp 4 First - San Jose, CA 95131 US (Primary)

Job Description

Sanmina Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM) is a leading integrated manufacturing solutions provider serving the fastest-growing segments of the global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) market. Recognized as a technology leader, Sanmina Corporation provides end-to-end manufacturing solutions, delivering superior quality and support to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) primarily in the communications networks, defense and aerospace, industrial and semiconductor systems, medical, multimedia, computing and storage, automotive and clean technology sectors. Sanmina Corporation has facilities strategically located in key regions throughout the world.

Nature of Duties/Responsibilities:

The Buyer will be responsible for managing all activities of suppliers related to procurement and acquisition of materials and services to support the company plan at optimum cost, quality and delivery. Examine purchase requirements and shortages, obtained quotations, examined bids to negotiate best prices. Work with engineers and suppliers for alternative manufacturing sources and cost reductions. Research products, source vendors, and negotiate price, terms, and delivery of a wide variety of technical products including capacitors, resistors, inductors, transformers, relays, fuses, diodes, IC's, cables, connectors, etc to effectively ensure maximum quality and profit. Expedited and updated open-order status reports for on time delivery. Serves as a liaison between manufacturing specialists and suppliers regarding late, damaged, and/or short orders. Provide purchasing/quoting support to CM for critical component shortages. Reconcile discrepancies between PO receipts and Accounts Payable. Maintain data integrity of PO and parts databases: management of MRP planning data, reviewing MRP Action messages, and placing/rescheduling/cancelling orders with suppliers as required. Manage discrepant material disposition and recovery plans. Coordinate purchasing details with suppliers regarding pricing revisions, order cancellation, discontinued items, acceptable substitutes, delivery date revisions, invoice reconciliation. Expedite shortages to meet manufacturing need dates and update commit dates on weekly shortage reports. Review requisitions for accuracy, completeness and prepare and process assigned purchase orders. Ensure materials are pipelined and in stock to meet company requirements.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor degree and/or APIC certification

8+ years purchasing experience procuring electronic and electro-mechanical components, raw materials, and other production supplies including demonstrated strong negotiation skills with all levels of suppliers and internal customers.

CM background with direct customer interface

excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving abilities

Skilled in coordinating and prioritizing multiple projects simultaneously.

Advanced proficiency in Excel, including V-lookup's and Pivot Tables

Good communication, writing skills and detail-oriented

Able to function in a very fast paced environment and can adapt to changes.

Sanmina is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Keywords: Sanmina SCI, San Jose , Sr. Buyer, Other , San Jose, California

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