Planner Buyer (Tijuana) in Empleo Nuevo at Thomson Industries, Inc

Date Posted: 12/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Planner Buyer is responsible to schedule and buy materials from production components to meet our customers’ requirements while maximizing value and minimizing total cost through utilization of just-in-time/Kanban among other lean manufacturing Altra Business System tools.  He/she will implement, sustain and improve Kanban system for specific areas in the Business unit and contributing on the inventory accuracy.


  • Minimize material stock outs, applying Problem Solving Process (PSP)
  • Contribute to achieve >95% OTD per Thomson and Altra Metrics
  • Place purchase orders for materials and confirm delivery with suppliers, expedite materials as needed



Job Requirements

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Business or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in production / material planning /scheduling
  • Good organizational skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Change agent, demonstrated ability to drive proves improvements
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Must possess ability to analyze data from strategic plans and execute at the tactical level


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