Buyer / Planner

REMOTE Role with 100% Paid Benefits!!!

  • Pleasanton, CA
  • $70,000 - $90,000
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A bit about us:

We are a construction technology company based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our innovative structural steel building systems enable High-Density Residential, Commercial and Industrial structures to be designed, fabricated and erected Faster, Better, Safer & Greener™ than any conventional alternative. Our Chassis Based Modular™ building system is revolutionizing the structural steel industry by enabling the rapid delivery of robust, cost efficient and sustainable structures.

Why join us?

Our employees are our biggest asset, and we foster a culture that is engaging, inspiring, and rewarding to our team. We offer an excellent benefits package including 100% company-paid premiums for medical, dental and vision for employees and 50% company-paid premiums for their families. Other benefits include a 401(k) program with employer match.

Job Details

Support the Procurement Department per AISC or equivalent Quality Standard such as ISO, and to procure critical components. You will work closely with the Operations and Project Management teams to procure raw materials and engineered products specific to projects, and other commodities ordered for inventory.

1-3 years of experience as a buyer in steel fabrication and manufacturing industries, and/or steel construction industry.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Engineering or equivalent Professional Experience.
Experience procuring structural steel, mechanical assemblies or similar commodities is a plus.
Experience procuring shop and field items to support operations and construction.
Bilingual in Spanish or Mandarin is a plus.
Excellent writing and presentation skills with the ability to describe complex and technical topics clearly, accurately, and appropriately for target audience.
Proficient in using Microsoft Office tools such as Excel, Word and Outlook.
Proficient in using a document control system such as Autodesk Vault or any other equivalent document Control System.

As a Buyer/Planner you’ll:

Process purchase orders in compliance with the company policies, procedures, and systems.
Assist with vendor management for applicable commodities, including but not limited to Vendor Qualification, Pricing Negotiation, Delivery Lead Times, Payment Terms, Quality Management, among others.
Help with the creation and implementation of Procurement Standards.
Have a technical understanding of the parts getting procured to effectively communicate requirements to vendors and help identify need for First Article when applicable.
Develop & Implement Commodity Management Strategies to control/reduce costs and to effectively meet the company’s inventory target levels.
Follow up on PO delivery dates and ensure delivery requirements are met.
Track Material Project Budgets and report any variances periodically against estimated costs.
Periodically help evaluate vendors and track key metrics such as On Time Delivery, Quality, Communication, Pricing, among others.
Assist with Managing the Material Procurement Process from the advanced material release state through product delivery to customers.
Perform any additional reasonable tasks consistent with your professional abilities that may be requested by the company.
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