Senior Buyer / Planner

Manufacturing - Materials, Production, Production Support Fremont, California



Managing material sourcing and rapid prototyping readiness for all NPIs:

- Manages BOM readiness for new products and post ramp changes/updates.

- Creates and manages project schedule and BOMs - requires close communication with Engineering product group, Ops Engineering, Marketing for BOM information accuracy.

- Creates Purchase Orders, on time deliveries, PO management. Maintains invoice tracking and goods receipts.

- Manages configurable mechanical and electrical assembly categories.

- Develops, implements and maintains policies, procedures and material control systems to reduce costs, streamline procedures and solutions.

- Strategic development of suppliers, supplier selection and qualification, transition of products from engineering to production, project management and supplier risk assessments.


- At least 10+ years of experience and strong knowledge of MRP, SOP and BOM structures within semiconductor capital equipment and electronics industry.

- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering Degree, MBA a plus.

- Must be organized, detailed oriented and results driven.

- Must have extensive SAP and Excel experience.

- Must be able to drive issues to closure and influence change as necessary.

- Strong verbal & written communication skills with positive attitude.