Buyer/Planner Jobs in Mountain View, United States

Who we are:Founded in 2017, Gatik is the leader in autonomous middle mile logistics. We deliver goods safely and efficiently using medium duty trucks with a focus on short-haul, B2B logistics for Fortune 500 customers such as Walmart and Loblaw. Gatik enables our customers to optimize their hub-and-spoke operations, enhance service levels and product flow across multiple locations while reducing labor costs and meeting an unprecedented expectation for faster deliveries. About the role:This Buyer/Planner will be responsible for Gatik’s purchasing of direct and indirect material and managing all activities related to procurement and acquisition of materials to support schedules, cost, quality and delivery. The work will include reviewing requisitions for accuracy and completeness, obtaining required approvals, negotiating pricing, preparing and processing purchase orders and following up with suppliers for changes and delivery.This role will work onsite from our Mountain View office at least four days per week.What you will do:Ensure all purchase requirements are being processed.Expedite shortages to meet manufacturing needs.Coordinate purchasing details with suppliers. Including revisions, delivery dates revisions, invoice reconciliation and shipping method and accountability.Maintain data integrity across systems including ERP, MRP and PLM.Provide purchasing support to contract manufacturers to support the delivery schedule.Provide daily and weekly updates on order status, risks and risk mitigation activities.Research products and suppliers and work across teams to qualify suppliers into Gatik AVL.Return parts or process RMA for parts that are determined to be defective or are no longer required. Communicate and work with accounting.Reconcile material receipts and invoicing discrepancies.May be required to perform other duties as required and/or assigned.

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