JBT Corporation

  • Buyer Planner

    Job Locations US-PA-Chalfont | US-PA-Philadelphia | US-PA-Doylestown
    Posted Date 5 months ago(5 months ago)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Sourcing, Procurement
  • Overview

    Join a world class organization with an entrepreneurial work environment and innovative spirit!


    JBT Corporation’s Automated Systems business is a leading global supplier of automated, self-guided vehicle systems to the automotive, food & beverage, hospital and consumer product manufacturing industries.  With offices in the United States and Europe, we are one of the world’s leading producers of automated vehicle systems. 


    We have an immediate opportunity for a Buyer/Planner to join our team in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.




    • Plans resource and production activities and establishes production priorities
    • Utilizes demonstrated planning rates to calculate and identify constraints
    • Collaborates cross-functionally to analyze requirements
    • Builds and utilizes mathematical models to forecast
    • Leads the planning effort with the engineering and manufacturing teams
    • Reviews Purchase Requisitions and MRP Reports and purchases goods or services
    • Obtains quotes from vendors.
    • Determines ability of vendors to supply or manufacture desired materials required to meet delivery schedules.
    • Negotiates and executes contracts for the purchase of goods and services.


    • Bachelor’s degree (B.S. / B.A.)
    • 2+ years planning and/or purchasing experience
    • Ability to develop, assess, select and manage high quality vendors and formulate/implement quality and delivery improvement strategies
    • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment.
    • Able to travel, up to 10%
    • Proficient in Microsoft office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Knowledge of ERP and MPR systems; Syteline 9 preferred
    • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, BOMs and supplier’s quote
    • Demonstrated proficiencies in forecasting models; preferred
    • Previous Manufacturing /OEM experience required




    JBT offers excellent benefits and competitive compensation. 


    Candidates should be eligible to work in the US with no sponsorship requirements needed now or in the future.


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    It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted.  In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


    If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org.


    You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.



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