Metals Buyer/Planner

Published February 22nd, 2024


  • Create and publish production schedule of assigned product lines and coordinate with Operations on successful execution.
  • Maintain detailed MRP component build schedules to maximize manufacturing up-time for Dispensing manufacturing & vendor reliability.
  • Communicate with Silgan personnel in a timely, clear, efficient, and appropriate method regarding all aspects of parts supply including delivery status, production schedules, lead times, revisions, and OTIF calculations.
  • Place orders and act as primary contact with manufacturing subcontractors and assigned vendors to support manufacturing plan.
  • Analyze and input customer provided forecasts with customer service, sales and manufacturing to best utilize production capacities.
  • Manage schedules and capacity to achieve service level targets while maintaining inventory objectives.
  • Interface with all company disciplines to ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Assist development & support integration of new SAP solutions.
  • Collect/build/publish planning data as required to help improve manufacturing performance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/ Previous Experience/Skillset:

  • Bachelors degree in a manufacturing related field.
  • 5-7 years experience in a high volume, repetitive manufacturing organization min as a planner/buyer.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail oriented
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a Team environment.
  • Time management and organizational skills are essential.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, SAP, etc.
  • SAP planning experience and/or APICS certification is a plus.
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