Buyer Planner

Job Locations US-NJ-Hackettstown
Full Time


Position Summary:


Astrodyne TDI is looking for a Buyer Planner who is a hands-on, detail-oriented individual who has experience in supporting strategic customers. This is a highly visible role for candidates looking for an opportunity to manage all aspects planning and logistics. Develop and implement robust processes utilizing lean principles. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment. The candidate will also strive to ensure that customers’ requirements are met without compromising safety or quality.


Job Responsibilities:


· Establish weekly, monthly and quarterly demand schedules for external manufacturing sites.

· Create and distribute sales and purchase orders to fulfill quarterly forecasts

· Proactively help to resolve material shortages and delays

· Ensure controls are in place to maintain ISO and customer accreditation.

· Maintain and solidify relationships with all internal and external customers and stakeholders

· Provide timely updates to management and customers as requested

· Execute new item product launches and/or discontinuations to meet customer expectations.

· Implement logistics processes to ensure on time delivery and reduce delays

· Attend weekly meeting with strategic customers and key suppliers in Asia






· Demonstrated knowledge of supply chain

· Analytical and problem-solving experience with high attention to detail

· Strong organizational skills

· Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritization

· Sound interpersonal skills and ability to be a team player

· Excellent Computer skills - Excel, Word and PowerPoint

· Experience with ERP systems

· Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment

· Good follow-though skills with a strong sense of urgency required


A Bachelor’s degree and APICS Certification is preferred. A minimum of 3 years of planning experience in a manufacturing environment is required. Electrical device manufacturing is preferred. Must have a high sense of urgency and ability to meet scheduled requirements and be able to thrive in a small manufacturing environment while serving many roles effectively and handle multiple priorities to meet scheduled deadlines. This position requires high level of problem solving and organizational skills. Experience working with a ERP system is a big plus.



AAP/EEO Statement

Astrodyne TDI is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.


Please note that Astrodyne TDI does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Astrodyne TDI will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Astrodyne TDI explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Astrodyne TDI.


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