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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Marysville


Buyer(Job Number: HAM000318) Honda of America Mfg., Inc.  Description What Makes Honda The Best?
Are you an innovator? Honda’s core values are what make our company unique.

Dreams:  The Power of Dreams mentality drives our team to create intelligent products that enhance mobility and increase the joy in people’s lives.
Joy and Passion: The joy we experience at Honda is fueled by our dreams and passion.
Challenging Spirit:  Honda’s challenging spirit pushes us to set and reach ambitious goals. Honda is voluntarily reducing 50% of carbon dioxide emissions in our products by 2050 and developing technology to reduce the number of collisions to zero by 2040.
Respect for the individual: This core value pushes our associates to contribute at the highest level and work effectively on a team.
If your goals and values are at the same speed as Honda’s, we want you to join our team!
About this position:
Responsible for purchasing, tracking, receiving and distributing necessary inventory and supplies required for production and/or other core business activities
Your responsibilities:

Responsible for managing suppliers: material releases, purchase orders, service parts, and repair parts to meet production requirements
Issuing and ensuring the accuracy of required material releases (daily), purchase orders (monthly), service parts and repair parts as needed to meet production requirements.  Accuracy to include BOM, parameter, ship to and from location.  Verify orders are functionally acknowledged by supplier.  Above include all OEM and export destinations.
Issue Honda Trouble Reports to supplier from all originators internal and external.  Verify accuracy of supportive documentation for HTR issuance.  Monitor return for accuracy of countermeasure and timeliness.  Hold supplier meetings to discuss all above as needed.
Monitor and adjust inventory levels at consolidation centers and plant locations based on short sheets, 10 part count, and in response to repair, reject and scrap notification from plantside.  Hold weekly/monthly meetings with consolidation centers to discuss and resolve internal and external issues.
Issue design changes and follow-thru ensuring application timing for production requirements.
Monitor orders are acknowledged by supplier or intended recipient
Verify receiving status; check scanned receipts for shipping locations
Update receiving check sheets and resolve any receiving discrepancies
Confirm monthly in-process status through inventory forms or established procedures
Order any concerned shortages and monitor supplier in-process for production volume changes
Attend and/or assist in the coordination of supplier meetings to discuss upcoming needs or resolve issues
Monitor and adjust inventory levels at plant locations based on short sheets and in responses to repair, reject and scrap notification
Assist in the development of strategies to ensure targets are achieved
Research and recommend countermeasures for gaps and scheduling
Prepare presentations as assigned               
Develop stategies, methodology and approach to ensure targets are achieved, able to assess gaps and assign countermeasures including detailed schedules and present as required.
What you need to be successful in the role:
Knowledge of inventory management, knowledge of mathematical concepts; knowledge of manufacturing workflow; proficient in word processing and spreadsheets, ability to solve routine problems; interpersonal skills;  ability to multi-task; negotiation skills; ability to clearly define expectations and communicate proactively; effective written and oral communication skills  
Required Work Experience:
Minimums 3 months of relevant experience (internship/co-op preferred)
Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree in applicable subject (e.g., Business, Logistics, etc.) or equivalent related experience
A few other important details:
Knowledge of logic and rationale behind Honda Philosophy
Ability to perform any assigned tasks with minimal supervision
Ability to maintain smooth daily flow of work
We care about our associates and their wellbeing. We offer a wide range of benefits including:

Competitive total compensation
401k Plan with company contributions
Flexible and valuable insurance plans
Relocation assistance (if eligible)
Onsite automobile service center and wellness center
Development to further your career
Discount on Honda products

About the company

We are a company built on dreams. And these dreams inspire us to create innovative products that enhance human mobility and benefit society. We see "The Power of Dreams" as a way of thinking that guides us and inspires us to move forward. The strength of our company comes from this philosophy—based on the visionary principles of our founder, Soichiro Honda.

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