Buyer / Planner

Buyer / Planner
Ashland, VA

Job Description

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc has an immediate opening for a Supply Chain Project Specialist at our manufacturing facility in Ashland, VA.  In this position, you would be a key part of the Operations Team.  Successful candidates will be able to:

  • Manage, implement and drive a material replenishment system.

  • Mitigate issues related to the supply of material to our production facility.

  • Become proficient at report writing. Extract and analyze critical data to determine root cause and prevent future supply or delivery disruptions.

  • Interact and support all channels of a manufacturing facility including production, engineering, scheduling, purchasing and warehousing


  • High level management of a material system involving layout, replenishment and storage for production facility
  • Create daily reports extracting data from our ERP (JD Edwards E1) to support manufacturing and supply chain needs.

  • Build strong relationships externally (Suppliers) as well as internally (Manufacturing, Engineering, Planning and Purchasing)

  • Drive improvement projects and activities to improve delivery, cost and quality to our customers

  • Stay aligned to Lutron's culture and values:

    • Be passionate

    • Be flexible and adaptable to changing markets

    • Be an innovative thinker

    • Be customer focused

    • Be ethical


  • B.S. degree in Supply Chain, Business, Operations, or equivalent training & experience

  • 0-5 years’ experience in Purchasing, Supply Chain Operations and/or Planning

  • Preferred experience in ERP/MRP systems and SQL based report writing

Lutron Electronics position as the leading manufacturer of lighting controls worldwide, our unsurpassed quality, the breadth and depth of our product offerings, and our commitment to servicing our worldwide customers have resulted in strong sales and profitability growth year over year. This growth has in turn allowed the company to continue to invest in recruiting and retaining the best people we can find to service our customers. Continuous growth has also fueled our ability to constantly develop new technologies and new manufacturing processes that in turn drive the creation of new or better products and services.  EOE/AA

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