Buyer Jobs in Warminster, PA at bp

Title: Buyer

Company: bp

Location: Warminster, PA

Job Profile SummaryAbout usAt bp, we’re reimagining energy for people and our planet. With operations working across almost every part of the energy system, we’re leading the way in reducing carbon emissions and developing more sustainable methods for solving the energy challenge.

We’re a team with varied strengths of engineers, scientists, traders and business professionals determined to find answers to problems that must be solved. But we know we can’t do it alone. We’re looking for people who share our passion for reinvention to bring a fresh opinion, collaborative spirit, and to challenge our thinking in our ambition to achieve net zero!

Job AdvertRole SynopsisWarminster’s planning team is responsible for crafting a safe achievable manufacturing schedule to meet customer demand and purchasing / scheduling materials in support of that schedule. MRP planners are responsible for purchasing assigned groups of materials and end to end order management. Planners will ensure flawless availability of materials capable of meeting demands for finished product and achieving goals of In Full – On Time shipment of customer orders.

Key Accountabilities

Responsible for managing and maintaining optimum inventories of bulk / non-bulk raw materials or packaging to meet scheduled production demands.

Review inventory levels daily to maintain accurate raw material inventories

Manages relationships and accurate contact information with hundreds of suppliers coordinating frequent daily shipments with a wide range of shipping lead time requirements. Includes receiving, confirming, and storing all purchase order documents and following up with suppliers and logistics for late orders.

Support planning and purchasing of raw materials for multiple blending work centers.

Review, forward, and action price discrepancies at time of order entry with central purchasing so procurement systems are updated, and purchase orders are amended, ordered, acknowledged, and confirmed by the supplier.

Work with AP department personnel on invoice discrepancies when required to ensure proper match and allow for timely payment to suppliers.

Work with production to ensure raw materials are received and production schedule is achievable.

Review inventory shortages and monitoring of RM in QC status.

Back up other planners on the team.

Contributes to the following KPI’s:

Leads HSSE Agenda to Plan

Customer Service Metrics (In-full Timely)

Supplier Delivery Performance (Inbound raw material delivery)

Production Schedule Adherence

Rough Cut Capacity

SOC (Safety Observation Conversation)

QOC (Quality Observation Conversation)

NCM Value

Working Capital Value

Crucial Experience and Job Requirements:

Must have a minimum of 5 years manufacturing planning or purchasing planning experience, with specific experience planning and purchasing of bulk and non-bulk raw materials

Must have extensive knowledge of inventory control, materials management, material procurement, demand management / forecasting; vital for balancing problems created in meeting production demands

Must have experience using purchasing and planning modules within SAP

Must have well developed organizational and analytical skills coupled with the ability to determine solutions to daily problems by looking ahead.

Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills

Must have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work optimally with staff at all levels both internally and externally.

Must have ability …

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