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    Job Location US-Plano
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  • Job Description

    Production Manager

    Plano, TX


    At Avigilon we are helping solve some of the biggest challenges around safety and physical security by developing advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and products that are used to help keep people, businesses, and cities around the world safer. Avigilon, a Motorola Solutions company, designs, develops, and manufactures advanced AI, video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access control solutions that help change the way people interact with their security systems.

    Founded in 2004 in Vancouver, Avigilon has been a driving force behind the security industry’s AI evolution and has continuously been a company that stands for innovation and growth. At Avigilon, you will find a culture of thought-leaders who are passionate about creating exciting new solutions for security and surveillance. We seek problem-solvers who are eager to rise to the challenges of a continuously evolving technological industry, and those who want to make an impact of the safety of people and businesses globally


    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Plan and manage inventory levels of purchased materials
    • Maintain parts in the ERP system including lead times, price, MOQ and Supplier
    • Purchase material for inventory and non-stock items to support manufacturing and customer orders
    • Manage purchase order actions (reschedules, cancels, expedites, confirmations) and ensures on time delivery.  Communicate in a timely manner on inability to deliver on time to our customers
    • Develop a strong positive rapport with vendors
    • Resolve discrepancies between purchase orders and suppliers’ invoices
    • Identify opportunities for process improvements and implement ideas for cost savings.
    • Other duties as assigned





    • Undergraduate degree in Operations, Inventory, or Purchasing or 5+ years of experience in a purchasing role


    • Experience buying raw materials in a production environment is highly desirable
    • APICs certification is a plus
    • 5-10 years purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment


    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools & ERP Systems
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Creative, adaptable to new situations
    • Exceptional customer service skills and experience
    • High attention to detail
    • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities simultaneously
    • Proven negotiation skills
    • Extensive experience working with MRP software (SAP experience is ideal)
    • Extensive knowledge of MS Excel
    • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Self-motivated person who enjoys challenges and working in a fast-paced environment

    Avigilon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. It is the policy of Avigilon to comply with all aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Upon request, Avigilon will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need an accommodation to fully participate in the application process.


    Follow and learn more about Avigilon at:

    Website: avigilon.com

    Facebook: facebook.com/avigiloncorporation

    Twitter: twitter.com/avigilon

    YouTube: youtube.com/user/avigilon


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