Job Type
Contract Full-Time
Date Posted

Job Title: Buyer/Planner

Assignment Length: 944 hours

Project City and State: Mason, Ohio

Are you a Buyer/Planner with basic Material Supply Management, leadership and problem solving skills?

If so, check out this job!

Vertex is a US-based tech company with 15 years’ experience in Microsoft, Salesforce, BI, AI, and Cloud Computing. We have earned longstanding client relationships as trusted, long-term partners. Every day we inspire, innovate and implement solutions that solve complex business problems using creativity and technologies that drive results.

What you can expect?

· Professional recruiters with vast industry knowledge

· Expert credentialing

· No-hassle onboarding

What’s in it for you?

· An assignment that uses your skills

· Opportunities to advance your career

· Competitive compensation

· Great work environment

Qualifications (Critical Skills)

· Leadership – Demonstrated ability to develop a holistic plan and drive breakthrough results while working through organization barriers.

· Problem solving skills. Must handle complex issues, troubleshoot across boundaries to determine root cause & develop solutions.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills that enable quickly engaging peers and leadership on key opportunities and requirements.

· Previous experience in Site Integrated Planning in SAP including proficiency in Business Warehouse Analyzer.

· Material Supply Management Basic Skills qualification required: Strategic Material Supply; Material Supply Network Capability; Supply Network Optimization and Material Launch and Change.

What you’ll be doing

· The MSM Contractor leads and is accountable for the base capability and capacity of suppliers. This includes leading the Site Level Execution Agreement process, developing and aligning Supplier action plans, developing and optimizing supplier driven material inventory targets, and executing material changes associated with initiatives and cost/cash savings projects. Leads development and execution of Supply Base Assessment and Supplier Capability Master Plan alignment.

· The person in this role will have the responsibility to drive continual improvement of the supply base using different tools and to hold suppliers accountable for their performance. Partners with Planning to solve systemic issues, confirms capacity availability to support the 18-month forecast, and coordinates resolution of root cause when there are service missed expectations on the supplier’s behalf.

· Ensure supplier readiness ahead of all material changes including materials supply chains set up in support of new initiatives or projects.

· Inputs to critical material identification for material Business Continuity Plan process.

· Drive efforts on Supplier Synchronization Action plan for their area of responsibility.

· Owns Materials at Risk communication to the MSM Operations Leader.

· Lead inventory and cost improvement on materials by partnering with suppliers, buyers, production Sites and Planning.


· Bachelor of Science Degree in IT related field