Reference : USA03210

Site Buyer Planner

  • Supply Chain
  • United States WINTER HAVEN
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 09/27/2022

Position description

Why work for us?

At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while making the world a more beautiful and sustainable home.


What’s the Job?

The Insulation Group’s facility at CertainTeed Machine Works fabricates and assembles various machines for customers installing insulation. The Site Buyer/Planner is responsible for managing all purchasing and compliance functions for the facility. This position will perform all purchasing activity and negotiate payment terms. This role will also focus on cost savings, implementation and adherence to global compliance and utilization of digital tools while providing timely service to our customers. The role will need to work closely with the Inventory Manager, Customer Service/Sales, and Production to ensure parts availability and proper forecasting.

The main duties of this role are:

  • Monitoring raw material consumption and inventory levels via SAP ERP
  • Planning and ordering raw materials to achieve the production schedule and maintain optimal inventory levels
  • Utilize MRP system to plan and schedule current and future manufacturing of parts and components while also setting and maintaining local MRP settings for material and components.
  • Managing and resolving invoice exceptions in IOL System (Invoices-On-Line) and working on resolving root-causes of invoice discrepancies including support for Goods Received Invoice Received (GRIR)
  • Notifies vendors of non-conforming material issues, requests corrective actions with plant Engineering department, and coordinates RMAs
  • Owning regular reporting for purchasing KPIs and plant-specific metrics.
  • Serve as a gatekeeper for purchasing policy compliance and adherence to internal control requirements at the site.

This position reports to the Purchasing Manager for the Insulation Group.


What do you bring?

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or equivalent experience is required
  • 5+ years’ experience in purchasing, inventory management, and/or manufacturing activities.
  • Excellent computer skills; including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Working knowledge of SAP systems (Strongly Preferred)
  • Comfortable working independently and in a team environment
  • Experience using continuous improvement tools
  • Prior experience in purchasing a wide variety of manufacturing components
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills

Additional Requirements

What are our perks?

We provide unique options to fit your unique lives! Our Total Rewards Program is customizable to accommodate your needs. Our menu of flexible options includes, but is not limited to:

  • Excellent healthcare options: Medical, vision, prescription & dental
  • Family Focus & Balance: Parental leave, paid time-off and Employee Assistance Program
  • Financial Security: Competitive 401(k), Company-funded Retirement Accumulation Plan and Employee Stock Purchase Program (PEG)
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Continuing education for every season of your career
  • Pet Insurance options: Insurance plan & prescription discount program for your furry friends
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • PerkSpot: Our exclusive one-stop online discount marketplace
  • LiveWell: Rewarding you for living a healthy lifestyle

Who are we ?

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

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