Astrophysics Inc

  • Buyer/Planner

    Job Locations US-CA-City of Industry
    Posted Date 4 days ago(8/10/2018 1:45 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Astrophysics Inc. is a leading global designer and manufacturer of X-Ray security inspection systems. Since 2002, we have dedicated ourselves to ensuring a safer world through advanced X-Ray screening and imaging technology. Our systems are deployed in critical infrastructure, aviation, and ports and borders sites in more than 140 countries. Hotels, prisons, courthouses, embassies, airports, military bases, and government buildings around the world depend on us for their safety and security. Astrophysics is an expanding, dynamic and fast-paced company looking for individuals who want to grow with us and be a part of a meaningful security mission. We currently have 3 immediate full-time positions open located in City of Industry, California.


    Job Summary:

    The Buyer/Planner will be responsible for performing duties centered on the material planning/purchasing process as it impacts the manufacturing operations. He/She will be responsible for the maintenance and evaluation of schedules along with processing of work orders and purchase orders as it relates to Production Plan. Plans the delivery of components to meet production or customer demand. Communicates with suppliers to ensure product quality, delivery and cost requirements are being met.                                 


    • Review forecasts and sales orders for procurement of custom components and parts
    • Enter Purchase Orders for direct and indirect materials
    • Maintain Purchase Order delivery dates to align with production schedule
    • Identify cost reduction opportunities available by employing techniques of price/cost analysis, negotiations, strategic sourcing and value engineering
    • Plan/expedite the shipment of products from suppliers to meet committed delivery dates
    • Alert senior personnel to inconsistencies in supplier responses and delayed commitments
    • Release Work Orders in support of the production schedule and ensure that they are assigned to the appropriate departments
    • Process material movements and maintain WIP reports
    • Support Physical Inventory and cycle count reconciliation process
    • Review demand requirements on an ongoing basis to adjust for changes in order to eliminate shortages and improve inventory turnover
    • Plan inventory levels and the purchasing of materials in support of requirements in a flexible production environment based on forecasts and current demand
    • Investigate and recommend new sources of supply that will provide maximum value by delivering quality goods on time and at a low cost


    • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College
    • or 2 years + related experience and/or training;
    • or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Experience with MAS 90 a plus.


    Excellent benefit package including 401K plan with Employer Match

    11 Paid Holidays, 10 PTO Days, Free Donuts on Fridays, Company Luncheons and year end Party!




    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Astrophysics Inc. provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. Employment decisions at Astrophysics Inc. are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. 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. If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 1(909) 598-5488 and ask for Human Resources. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


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