Buyer/Planner (Temporary)

Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ: AEHR) is a market leader in the Semiconductor Capital Equipment Industry, providing advanced solutions for semiconductor Burn-In and Test. Our innovative single touchdown full wafer burn-in and massively parallel test systems are revolutionizing the industry. Come join our team!

We are seeking a detail-oriented individual with excellent organization skills to fill our immediate opening for a temporary Buyer/Planer to help us during this busy time.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Checks MRP demand and requisitions, contacts vendors, examines bids, initiates purchase orders and enters purchase orders into system
  • Seek and develop reliable, cost effective primary and alternate sources of supply.
  • Initiate, negotiate appropriate pricing and terms with suppliers.
  • Develop thorough working knowledge of materials and associated supplier base.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with suppliers.
  • Expedite delivery and coordinate returns to suppliers in a timely manner
  • Analyze material usage trends to maintain optimal inventory and production levels
  • Notify management of potential material shortage issues and work to resolve them in a pro-active manner.
  • To ensure timely information flow of materials including, but not limited to:
  • Raw material procurement
  • Production requirement status (shortages).
  • Comply with all company and ISO-9000 systems, safety regulations, and procedures
  • Manages, Coordinates and expedites the flow of material, parts, and assemblies within and between work orders in accordance with production and shipping schedules.
  • Completes and reviews production schedule and determines material requirements.
  • Communicates between managers and production as to the status of jobs and any issues that may arise.
  • Assures customer service and satisfaction is priority one.
  • Provide effective communication for the company and strive to be a high-performance participant by enhancing the company materials and planning process.

Essential Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2-5 years related materials/buying experience and BA or BS degree in a related field is preferred.
  • Ability to make sound judgments in fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, negotiating skills
  • Experience in semi-conductor manufacturing environment
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills
  • Ability to follow detailed multi-step procedures, work quickly under pressure, and prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Good knowledge of using computers including Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of Expandable or other ERP system a plus
  • Strong organizational skills