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Tualatin (Oregon), United States United States
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Schneider Electric has an opportunity for a Buyer/Planner in our Tualatin, OR location. 
Schneider Electric creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 135,000+ employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.  
Great people make Schneider Electric a great company. 
What do you get to do in this position? 
  • Creating a production plan that is achievable - purpose is to increase efficiency, improve customer service, decrease waste and lower costs. In fulfilling their job duties, planners contribute to the bottom line and corporate sustainability, while ensuring that the goods consumer’s wants are readily available.

  • Analyze and update: buy history to determine best method of procurement for the commodity; shortages to expedite according to work order start dates; and shortage report with daily/current comments on the delivery status of the component shortage.

  • Maintains production orders to ensure an accurate regeneration of the weekly/monthly material requirements plan

  • Run MRP reports to bring inventory in on-time and while watching Raw Material stock levels.

  • Work in cooperation with Supply Chain Planning team to provide material commitments to orders

  • Analyze potential impact of forecast and production schedule changes on component procurement and production volume

  • Monitor material status on upcoming orders; flag and release orders as daily release schedule is defined

  • Tracks the production schedule and publishes schedule revisions. Performs capacity planning to ensure supply plan integrity. 

  • Responsible for tracking his/her panel of suppliers for on time delivery performance, working closely with his/her manager and the Supplier Quality Engineer on corrective action with suppliers in line with the aim of achieving continuous supplier performance

  • Responsible for monitoring and managing global inventories, and forecasting sales and production levels to plan for materials needed. Track delivery performance and response time, as well as handle capacity planning

  • Assist Supply Chain Management or Supply Chain Analyst regarding development of or changes to Planning or Scheduling processes

  • Provide input or analysis to management of WIP, Finished Goods, and Component inventory levels in accordance with Supply Chain Analyst

  • Maintains performance measurements related to planning, scheduling and inventory functions. This includes order accuracy.

  • Support sales representatives and customers




We know skills and competencies show up in many different ways and can be based on your life experience. If you do not necessarily meet all the requirements that are listed, we still encourage you to apply for the position.  
This job might be for you if:


  • 4-year college degree and 2+ years of full material product line planning responsibilities in a manufacturing environment.
  • Elevated level of competency in using Microsoft Office products, including; Excel, Word and Power point
  • Ability to multi Task and work in a fast-paced environment & have a Continuous Improvement Attitude.
  • APICS certification or Green Belt preferable, Strong knowledge of SPS aspects


Schneider Electric offers a robust benefits package to support our employees such as flexible work arrangements, paid family leave, 401(k)+ match, and more. Click here to find out more about working with us: http://se.com/us/careers.  
We seek out and reward people for putting the customer first, being disruptive to the status quo, embracing different perspectives, continuously learning, and acting like owners. We’re recognized around the world for welcoming people as they are. We create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company.  See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric.   
Let us learn about you! Apply today.  
You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled.  
It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.  
Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such.  
Schneider Electric is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  

Schedule: Full-time
Req: 006SH1
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