Junior Planner/Buyer

Santa Ana, CA, USA Req #23
Thursday, December 31, 2020
The Procurement Buyer/Planner has the primary responsibility of ensuring material availability to support the production schedule.  Other responsibilities include managing inventory levels, supporting material/product level revisions, interacting/coordinating with suppliers on a variety of topics, and supporting other business functions as required. 

  • Using a forecast and input from the sales team, determine the required materials to meet goals
  • Coordinate with other departments as required to maintain material pipeline and schedules, this to include engineering, sales administration, purchasing, manufacturing, etc.
  • Place purchase orders with suppliers for the procurement of production material as required by forecast and the production schedule
  • Monitor status of open purchase orders to ensure on-time delivery of all materials, including timely resolution, communication and mitigation of future potential problems
  • Expedite or defer orders as required based on schedule/inventory changes
  • Coordinate material flows throughout product/BOM changes, obsolescence, and the introduction of new suppliers and/or materials due to new product development
  • Manage and resolve issues regarding PO to invoice discrepancies, returns and quality problems with suppliers
  • 1 plus year in Buyer / Planner environment
  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): Required 
  • APICS or similar industry certification
  • MRP experience, inputting forecast, understanding of output of MRP
  • General Windows and Microsoft Office skills
  • Good communications skills 
  • Oracle planning module experience
  • Understanding of the Electronics industry 

Iteris, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

Iteris, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with a disability where appropriate.

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Iteris, Inc. must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  

Other details

  • Job Function Roadways Sensors
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Santa Ana, CA, USA