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Company: FATHOM
Location: Tempe
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Fathom is a service provider for rapid prototyping and on-demand additive?manufacturing in North America.?Fathom creates a differentiated customer experience driven by?speed, complexity & agility to provide the most unique and impactful on-demand manufacturing in?the industry.? With over?90?large-platform industrial-grade 3D printing machines and a national footprint with over?200,000 square feet of manufacturing capacity across five facilities, Fathom seamlessly blends in-house capabilities across plastic and metal additive technologies. The Company also delivers?traditional manufacturing technologies that include CNC machining, injection molding and urethane?casting and is revered for continually making the complex simple for its customers.? Founded over 35 years ago, Fathom is at the forefront of the Industry 4.0 digital manufacturing?revolution serving clients in the technology, defense, aerospace, medical, automotive and IOT?sectors. Fathom holds ISO 9001 and AS9100 Rev D certifications and is ITAR registered.? Summary of Responsibilities: Responsible for ensuring continuous and cost-effective supply of raw material, component, and finished goods inventory to meet the needs of internal and external customers. Ensuring the processing of orders and the maintenance of inventory through schedule planning, machine loading, material requirements and procurement, etc. to obtain maximum utilization of staffing and equipment. Manage overall material and component procurement (purchasing), scheduling of material flow in the production process and control of the inventory of raw, and/or materials. Typical Duties:Negotiate, plan and issue PO's in support of prototype and production requirements.Provide clear communication to the business regarding product availability and timing, Identify and resolve short term product availability issues as neededDevelop and utilize various reports to manage open purchase orders (move-in/move-out) as business demands require.Manage inventory levels to achieve/maintain budgeted levels; Maintain planning parameters including safety stocksWork closely with Production, Engineering, Quality, and Strategic Procurement to resolve issues, as required; Review and process Engineering changes and new product releases, as required.Drive, promote and develop positive communication cross-functionally to improve forecast accuracy and ensure forecasts and purchase orders are effectively communicated to suppliers.Prepare and execute daily production schedules in a timely manner to meet customers demand and delivery goals.Coordinate timely disposition and corrective actions for non-conforming purchased product with quality team members, users and vendors.Act as liaison between customer care, sales, production, engineering, and purchasing.Own the monthly and quarterly shipments forecast. Responsible for timely reporting of KPI's.Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree preferredMinimum of 3 - 5 years of Planning or Scheduling experience within a manufacturing environment.PC skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel). Must have the ability to efficiently generate spreadsheet information and summarize data into readable reports.Demonstrated experience in Purchasing and Planning transactions in SAP strongly desired.APICS certification preferred.Previous manufacturing experience in a high mix / low volume business desired.Demonstrated MRP experience using an integrated ERP system.Customer focused.Analytical and system proficiency skills.Strong communication skills, including verbal, written, and listening skills to affect positive outcomes.Exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills with proven ability to effectively interface with all levels of workers, from the shop floor to management.Self-motivated with high energy ability to prioritize and multi-task using strong organizational, analytical and motivational skills along with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced, metrics-driven, performance-based environment with stretch goals. PI187925109

Keywords: FATHOM, Tempe , Buyer / Planner, Other , Tempe, Arizona

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