Buyer/Planner

Wallingford, CT, 

United States

Are you passionate about the energy transition? Join us.

Nel is a global, dedicated hydrogen company, delivering optimal solutions to produce, store, and distribute hydrogen from renewable energy. We serve industries, energy, and gas companies with leading hydrogen technology. Our roots date back to 1927, and since then, we have had a proud history of development and continuous improvement of hydrogen technologies. Today, our solutions cover the entire value chain: from hydrogen production technologies to hydrogen fueling stations, enabling industries to transition to green hydrogen, and providing fuel cell electric vehicles with the same fast fueling and long range as fossil-fueled vehicles – without the emissions.

About the position

An immediate opportunity exists for a highly skilled candidate experienced in procurement and material planning for the fabrication of Hydrogen generators and Service assemblies and kits. The individual should have strong experience in owning best practices in managing purchasing, scheduling, inventory management and materials requirement planning.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and review material availability for production based on forecast and backlog
  • Create manufacturing jobs, Issue/allocate material, assign S/N’s and complete jobs as built and ready for shipment.
  • Maintain build schedule and tracking sheets
  • Review Purchasing suggestions generated by MRP system for inventory components needed for Production
  • Quote and Procure material and components
  • Manage and expedite Purchase Orders needed to fulfill build schedule for on-time delivery to customer
  • Track shortages for each line and effectively plan production accordingly
  • Review, approve and implement Engineering Change Requests for designated lines.
  • Create and maintain parts and assemblies in Item Master
  • Maintain Bill of Materials in MRP system for designated lines.

Qualifications

Education

• Bachelor’s degree in Business or Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) or other relevant related accreditation a plus.

Required skills and abilities

  • 3-5 years of related experience in procurement and materials requirement planning in a manufacturing industry (ie: Sheet metal, fittings, electrical components, custom assemblies, heat exchangers, power supplies, etc).
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment
  • Motivated self-starter with high level of initiative and strong work ethic
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to balance multiple tasks.
  • Capable of working well in a multi-disciplinary team environment with high degree of collaboration.
  • Proven history in supporting manufacturing planning and procurement.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office; Excel;
  • Experience with ERP/MRP – Epcior Software is a plus.

Competencies

  • Planning and Organizing
  • Time Management; priority goals
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Positive Attitude
  • Independent decision-making capabilities
  • Team Player
  • Communication-verbal and written
  • Multi-taking
  • Collaboration

Visas

  • Nel will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided.
  • Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal opportunity employer

Nel is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Apply

To apply, please follow these steps:

  1. Download and complete this application.
  2. Email the completed application, your resumé, and a cover letter to nelctcareers@nelhydrogen.com

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