Job Openings

Position Number: SC-BP-July-2021
Location: Bellevue, WA
Position Type: Buyer / Planner
Salary: Competitive
Job Details:

Position Title: Buyer / Planner
Reports To: Global Supply Chain Manager

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PURPOSE: Supply Chain focal for the complete lifecycle support of a range of products supported by contract manufacturers and internal manufacturing organization.


  • Position of trust requiring a high level of judgment, confidentiality, and ethics.
  • General knowledge and experience in the electronics manufacturing industry including PCBA assembly and test, PCB fabrication, electronic component distribution.
  • Perform general buying (RFx, PO placement, order management, cost control) functions as necessary on released products.
  • Create, implement and drive supply plan (forecast management, SIOP integration) for all responsible product families.
  • Interface with Product Development Teams to ensure material availability to support prototype builds through to product launch and post-launch market acceptance.
  • Provide support for new parts and components including supplier selection, cost control and inventory management.
  • Assess supply chain risk to develop mitigation strategies and implementation plans.
  • Develop and implement lean processes to ensure adequate supply of material.
  • Show flexibility to scale supply chain capability to meet changing product demand.
  • Apply lean principles to streamline and eliminate waste within Spectrum’s supply chain.
  • Develop, foster, and maintain partnering relationships with suppliers.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with ability to lead problem resolution and implementation of corrective action.
  • Effective communicator and influencer both within and outside the organization
  • Ability to self-manage in a dynamic environment with minimal supervision
  • Receive, analyze, and implement build plans to support customer forecasts in Spectrum’s ERP system and with supply base.